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    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father
    Nov24

    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father

    Anastasia Zakharova’s desk is in some kind of organised chaos. Several images of Vladimir Putin are scattered across the surface, along with a few pictures of Russian Olympic women champions, and old copies of the Soviet Pravda newspaper. This week, the 18-year-old fashion designer is working on a new collection of T-shirts called...

    Shadow Currency Trade Points To New Ukraine Financial Crisis
    Nov24

    Shadow Currency Trade Points To New Ukraine Financial Crisis

    A stone’s throw from this weekend’s candlelight vigils in Kiev marking a year since the start of the demonstrations that toppled Viktor Yanukovich as president, a different kind of Ukrainian was out on the street: the black market currency traders. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers of Missing
    Nov24

    Global Conflicts Create Record Numbers of Missing

    The last time the two young Crimean Tatar men were seen alive, was on the evening of September 27th this year. Eighteen year-old Islyam Dzhepparov and his cousin Dzhevdet Islyamov, 23, had gone to visit an uncle in a small village near Belogorsk in the Crimea. As they were walking home at 7pm, they were stopped on the road by two unknown men in...

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Poroshenko: Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. It was not clear, however, if Lithuania was following fellow NATO member the United States in providing non-lethal military equipment, or supplying weaponry....

    Ukrainian Campaigners Cry Foul As Ex-Minister’s Palace Revealed
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Campaigners Cry Foul As Ex-Minister’s Palace Revealed

    An RFE/RL investigation has revealed an opulent palace belonging to Ukraine’s former minister for the environment and natural resources, Mikola Zlochevskiy, who served under ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. Anti-corruption campaigners in Kyiv are demanding an investigation into Zlochevskiy, whose business links include the son of the...

    Russian Official Says Oil Slump and Sanctions Cost $140 Billion a Year
    Nov24

    Russian Official Says Oil Slump and Sanctions Cost $140 Billion a Year

    Russia’s Finance Minister said the combined cost of western sanctions and the recent fall in world oil prices to Russia’s economy this year would be a massive $140 billion. “We will lose around $40 billion a year because of sanctions, and around $90-100 billion a year, if we assume a 30% drop in the price of oil,” Anton Siluanov told...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, INTC)
    Nov24

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, INTC)

    Good morning! At the start of a new week, here are the major stories likely to have an impact as markets open. Russia Is Losing $140 Billion Per Year. “We are losing around $40 billion per year due to geopolitical sanctions and we are losing some $90 to $100 billion per year due to oil prices falling 30 percent,” Russian Finance...

    Kharkiv Jewish philanthropist dies of gunshot head wound
    Nov24

    Kharkiv Jewish philanthropist dies of gunshot head wound

    (JTA) — Vadim Vishnevsky, a prominent member of the Jewish community of Kharkiv in Ukraine, died of a gunshot wound to the head. Vishnevsky was rushed to hospital on Nov. 20 from his office, the Ukrainian Vesti newspaper reported. Police are investigating the shooting, which according to some accounts may have been self-inflicted, Vesti reported....

    Russia Calls Western Sanctions Over Ukraine ‘Blackmail’ Tool, Costing Country $40B A Year
    Nov24

    Russia Calls Western Sanctions Over Ukraine ‘Blackmail’ Tool, Costing Country $40B A Year

    Russia has called the sanctions that Western countries have imposed on it over the Ukraine crisis a form of blackmail that has cost the country billions of dollars in a year, according to reports. …read more Source: International Business...

    Should the U.S. Arm Ukraine’s Militias?
    Nov24

    Should the U.S. Arm Ukraine’s Militias?

    In an exclusive interview, one of the top pro-Kiev militia commanders talks about the cowardice of some of Ukraine’s regular army officers and his need for U.S. weapons. …read more Source: The Daily...