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    Ukrainian City Strips Russian Singer Of Honorary Citizenship
    Nov25

    Ukrainian City Strips Russian Singer Of Honorary Citizenship

    Ukraine’s eastern city of Poltava has stripped Russian singer and lawmaker Yosif Kobzon of honorary citizenship. The Poltava City Council decided on November 25 that the title given to Kobzon in 2002 must be withdrawn because his anti-Ukrainian stance. Kobzon, who was born in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk in 1937, was extremely...

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Swans
    Nov25

    HERE IT IS: SocGen’s Famous Chart With The Swans

    Societe Generale is out with its latest quarterly chart of “swan” risks. “Black swan” events are those that have a low chance of actually occurring, but could seriously rock the economy and the markets if they do occur. Although China hard landing is still a significant downside risk, it’s no longer the biggest one....

    Russia tightens control on Georgia’s breakaway province
    Nov25

    Russia tightens control on Georgia’s breakaway province

    Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea, the Associated Press reports. Here below is the article written by the Associated Press: The move drew outrage and cries of “annexation” in Georgia...

    Private Consumption Spike Helps Germany Avoid Recession in Third Quarter
    Nov25

    Private Consumption Spike Helps Germany Avoid Recession in Third Quarter

    A sharp rise in private consumption more than compensated for stubborn weakness in investment, helping the German economy post modest growth in the third quarter and avoid recession, data showed on Tuesday. Germany’s Federal Statistics Office confirmed an earlier flash estimate showing a 0.1 percent rise in seasonally-adjusted gross...

    The EU Should Encourage Ukraine’s Aspirations
    Nov25

    The EU Should Encourage Ukraine’s Aspirations

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to prepare his country for European Union and NATO membership within six years. Some of his fellow East Europeans …read more Source:...

    France Suspends Warship Delivery to Russia
    Nov25

    France Suspends Warship Delivery to Russia

    French President François Hollande formally halted plans to deliver a warship to Russia amid renewed tensions with the West over Russian incursions into Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    France Postpones Decision on Delivery of Mistral Carriers
    Nov25

    France Postpones Decision on Delivery of Mistral Carriers

    French President Francois Hollande delayed indefinitely on Tuesday his decision on whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers ordered by Russia but whose status is in limbo as a result of the conflict in Ukraine. “The President of the Republic considers that the situation in the east of Ukraine still does not permit the...

    Russian Oil Tsar to Meet OPEC as Saudis Keep Market Guessing
    Nov25

    Russian Oil Tsar to Meet OPEC as Saudis Keep Market Guessing

    Russia’s most powerful oil official, Igor Sechin, was due in Vienna on Tuesday for talks with OPEC members as the group’s leader Saudi Arabia kept the market guessing about its response to flagging oil prices. Sechin, the head of state oil company Rosneft and a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is expected to meet OPEC...

    France Has Put That Mistral Warship Deal With Russia On Hold
    Nov25

    France Has Put That Mistral Warship Deal With Russia On Hold

    Russian state-owned news service Sputnik News is reporting that French President François Hollande has postponed the sale of its Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Moscow. Here’s the tweet: BREAKING: Hollande puts delivery of first #Mistral warship to Russia on hold — Sputnik (@SputnikInt) November 25, 2014 The news comes after the French...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Nov25

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    PARIS – France is suspending the planned delivery of a warship to Russia, citing the “current situation” in eastern Ukraine. In a brief statement Tuesday, the French president’s office announced the suspension, after growing speculation about the contract, which is the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to Russia. The Vladivostok, the...