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    Ukraine to halt subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine will freeze budget subsidies for the eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, the prime minister announced Wednesday — a move that could worsen the already grievous economic conditions there. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine will freeze budget subsidies for the eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, the prime minister announced Wednesday — a move that could worsen the already grievous economic conditions there. Yatsenyuk said the payment of pensions and government benefits to residents in conflict-stricken parts of the...

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine will freeze budget subsidies for the eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, the prime minister announced Wednesday — a move that could worsen the already grievous economic conditions there.Aging industrial operations in Ukraine’s economically depressed but coal-rich east have for many years relied...

    Here’s The Evidence That The Tech Bubble Is About To Burst
    Nov05

    Here’s The Evidence That The Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

    It is now common for companies with no revenue, or negligible revenue, to be valued in the billions of dollars. Snapchat. WhatsApp. Instagram. Tumblr. Pinterest. All have been sold or valued at over $1 billion. None have declared revenues that in any way justify those prices. They might in the future. But they haven’t yet. So if...

    Obama and Putin Likely to Have Informal Talks as Russia Advances on Ukraine
    Nov05

    Obama and Putin Likely to Have Informal Talks as Russia Advances on Ukraine

    President Barack Obama is likely to have informal talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin as tensions continue to rise over the war in Ukraine. Both the leaders are scheduled to be at the Asia-Pacific (APEC) summit in Beijing and the G20 summit in Brisbane next week. Although an “official bilateral meeting between Obama and Putin [is] not...

    Georgia’s Pro-West Foreign Minister Quits
    Nov05

    Georgia’s Pro-West Foreign Minister Quits

    Georgian Foreign Minister Maja Panjikidze resigned on Wednesday over what she called threats to the ex-Soviet republic’s pro-Western policies, deepening a crisis in the coalition government. A junior minister overseeing integration with Europe also quit, a day after Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili fired his Western-leaning defence...

    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list
    Nov05

    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Germany’s Merkel indicates more eastern Ukraine rebels could be targeted by sanctions
    Nov05

    Germany’s Merkel indicates more eastern Ukraine rebels could be targeted by sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is indicating that more rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine could be added to lists of people targeted by European Union sanctions following much-criticized weekend elections. …read more Source: FOX...

    75,000 March to Celebrate Russian ‘Unity’ as Police Arrest Neo-Nazis and Anti-Putin Protesters
    Nov05

    75,000 March to Celebrate Russian ‘Unity’ as Police Arrest Neo-Nazis and Anti-Putin Protesters

    More than 75,000 people marched through Moscow as mass demonstrations across Russia marked the country’s controversial annual celebration of ‘Unity Day’ on Tuesday. The national holiday, instituted in 2004 by President Vladimir Putin, was marked by mass marches celebrating ‘Russian-hood’. Since its inception, celebrations...

    Poland’s president approves new defense strategy due to “instability” in Ukraine
    Nov05

    Poland’s president approves new defense strategy due to “instability” in Ukraine

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed into law a new national defense strategy, saying it was made necessary by the instability and threats to security in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...