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    EU, US Present Russia With United Sanctions, Energy Front
    Dec03

    EU, US Present Russia With United Sanctions, Energy Front

    (Reuters) – U.S. and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    EU, US present Russia with united sanctions
    Dec03

    EU, US present Russia with united sanctions

    U.S. and EU leaders plan to work together on Russia sanctions and strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security. …read more Source:...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis. The ruble’s decline was compounded by falling oil price, crucial for the Russian economy. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russian ruble extends losses
    Dec03

    Russian ruble extends losses

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble has extended a week of decline, fueled by low oil prices and Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine’s crisis. …read more Source: U.S....

    Transparency Study Shows Corruption Widespread In Ex-Soviet States, Balkans
    Dec03

    Transparency Study Shows Corruption Widespread In Ex-Soviet States, Balkans

    A new study by the antigraft group Transparency International (TI) suggests that corruption remains rampant across much of the former Soviet Union and the Balkans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Next Energy Minister Will Be Bought and Paid For, As Usual
    Dec03

    Ukraine’s Next Energy Minister Will Be Bought and Paid For, As Usual

    A month after Ukrainian general elections, there is still no new government, and elite power circles are playing a very dangerous game with the country’s most important ministry–energy. It’s a game from which Ukraine will not recover for decades in the best-case scenario. The past week has seen a flurry of media activity...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 3
    Dec03

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 3

    Mexico’s most corruption-plagued municipal police forces would be replaced by state police within two years under a bill President Enrique Peña Nieto has submitted to Congress. In September, a drug cartel-infiltrated municipal police force in the Guerrero state city of Iguala detained 43 students and turned them over to the gang, which...

    Award winning journalist says truth is under fire in Ukraine
    Dec03

    Award winning journalist says truth is under fire in Ukraine

    …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine Reaches Another Cease-Fire With Separatists
    Dec03

    Ukraine Reaches Another Cease-Fire With Separatists

    Ukraine reached a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists today. The agreement, reported by The New York Times, was between the Ukrainian military and the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR.) It begins on Friday, with the removal of heavy weaponry starting on Saturday. A similar cease-fire was signed on September 5 but has since dissolved, with...