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    EU proposing deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies
    Sep26

    EU proposing deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies

    A top European Union official is proposing a deal under which Ukraine would undertake to pay part of its gas debt to Russia, while Russia would guarantee to deliver gas over the winter. …read more Source: FOX...

    Moscow moves to seize oligarch’s oil firm, raising fears of wider intervention
    Sep26

    Moscow moves to seize oligarch’s oil firm, raising fears of wider intervention

    Vladimir Yevtushenkov’s case has raised fears among investors that President Vladimir Putin wants to increase intervention in the economy as Russia tries to cope with Western sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Secretive Russian Oil Giant Has No Fear of Sanctions
    Sep26

    Secretive Russian Oil Giant Has No Fear of Sanctions

    While most Russian oil tycoons and Kremlin energy officials are calculating billions of losses that could result from Western sanctions, one of them is counting his blessings. Vladimir Bogdanov’s Surgutneftegas has no Western debts, no foreign partners on its huge Siberian fields and uses no Western drilling technology, making it virtually...

    Comeback for the Left in Eastern Europe?
    Sep26

    Comeback for the Left in Eastern Europe?

    Its corner location was unbeatable. But Brave New World cafe faced steep competition on Warsaw’s most fashionable thoroughfare: a pricey French bakery, a trendy sushi restaurant and the famous Café Blickle, which began serving coffee and pastries long before World War I. Moreover, as even its passionate defenders would admit, the food at...

    Carl Bildt: Putin Must Face Mothers Of Fallen Russian Soldiers In Ukraine Conflict
    Sep26

    Carl Bildt: Putin Must Face Mothers Of Fallen Russian Soldiers In Ukraine Conflict

    Carl Bildt has been foreign minister of Sweden since 2006 and was prime minister from 1991-1994. He spoke to the WorldPost’s Nathan Gardels earlier this week at a conference on the Ukraine crisis at Harvard University’s Center for European Studies. WorldPost: You are among Vladimir Putin’s toughest foes in Europe. Why are you so...

    Winter Weather Puts Pressure on Russia, Ukraine Gas Dispute
    Sep26

    Winter Weather Puts Pressure on Russia, Ukraine Gas Dispute

    BERLIN—Russia and Ukraine are holding talks to solve their long-running gas dispute as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. Friday’s meeting in Berlin between the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers, brokered by EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger, comes more than three months...

    Stronger Than Democracy
    Sep26

    Stronger Than Democracy

    Last week, the world’s most globe-spanning empire until the mid-20th century let its fate be decided by 3.6 million voters in Scotland. While Great Britain narrowly salvaged its nominal unity, the episode offered an important reminder: The 21st century’s strongest political force is not democracy but devolution. Before the vote was...

    Russia Is Considering A Crazy New Law That Would Allow The State To Seize Foreign Assets
    Sep26

    Russia Is Considering A Crazy New Law That Would Allow The State To Seize Foreign Assets

    In another dark twist to the West’s stand-off with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, a pro-Kremlin deputy has submitted a draft law that would allow the government to seize foreign assets in the country in response to Western economic sanctions. The law, submitted after Italian authorities seized €30m worth of shares and bank accounts...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Sep26

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know. Another Good Sign For China. The country’s official manufacturing PMI hit 51.2, up by 0.1 from August. Anything above 50 indicates growth. Another Japanese Firm Is Rolling Back Operations. Electronics maker Sharp is looking to cut 300 jobs in Europe after major financial losses in the last...

    Russian Action Film Vows ‘The Truth’ About Ukraine War
    Sep26

    Russian Action Film Vows ‘The Truth’ About Ukraine War

    A new Russian film is pledging to tell “The Truth” about the war between federal forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine, a project Ukrainian media has already dismissed as “propaganda.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...