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    EU to Push Russia, Ukraine on Gas Dispute
    Oct29

    EU to Push Russia, Ukraine on Gas Dispute

    With winter fast approaching, the European Union was set to apply maximum pressure on Ukraine and Russia to resolve their gas dispute. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Hawks Demand More Military Spending Than During Cold War:  Stop Squandering ‘Defense’ Dollars on Other Nations
    Oct29

    Hawks Demand More Military Spending Than During Cold War: Stop Squandering ‘Defense’ Dollars on Other Nations

    America accounts for nearly 40 percent of globe’s military outlays, but Republican Party hawks believe that the federal government never spends enough on the Pentagon. The war lobby’s mantra always is more, much more. Yet the U.S. already devotes far more than it should to “defense,” which today largely means protecting...

    Russian Airline Plans Yerevan-Crimea Flights Despite Kyiv’s Protests
    Oct29

    Russian Airline Plans Yerevan-Crimea Flights Despite Kyiv’s Protests

    The Grozny Air civil aviation company, based in the Russia’s Chechnya region, is pressing ahead with plans to launch regular flights from Yerevan to Crimea, despite protests from Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yatsenyuk Suggests He’ll Stay On As Ukrainian Prime Minister
    Oct29

    Yatsenyuk Suggests He’ll Stay On As Ukrainian Prime Minister

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has suggested he’ll continue in his role when a new coalition government is formed. Speaking at a news conference in Kyiv on October 29, he also said ministers in the new government should face public hearings broadcast live on TV. With nearly all votes counted, Yatsenyuk’s People’s...

    EU Projects Impact of Sanctions on Russia
    Oct29

    EU Projects Impact of Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union sanctions on Russia will only have a modest impact on the bloc’s economy this year and next but will slice 1.1 percentage points off Russia’s growth rate next year. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Winning With Ideas
    Oct29

    Winning With Ideas

    “Daring ideas,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” Heading into the final quarter of a year that’s already seen crises such as the rise of ISIS, conflict in the Ukraine, and the ongoing threat of Ebola, it’s almost...

    Russian Assembly Seeks Normal Ties With Ukraine Parliament
    Oct29

    Russian Assembly Seeks Normal Ties With Ukraine Parliament

    Russia’s lower house of parliament is ready to cooperate with the new assembly in Ukraine, its chairman said on Wednesday, although it will be dominated by pro-Western forces. Parties who want to move Kyiv further away from Moscow’s orbit towards mainstream Europe will lead the Verkhovna Rada after an election on Sunday, held despite...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Oct29

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here are the major stories making waves in global financial markets early Wednesday. The Fed Decision Is Coming. The Federal Reserve announces its latest monetary policy decision at 2 p.m. ET, with the final tapering installment and the end of QE3 expected. The Ruble Is Pushing To Fresh Lows. The ruble fell to a record low against...

    How Republicans Got Their Groove Back on Security
    Oct29

    How Republicans Got Their Groove Back on Security

    The Secret Service reels from blunder to blunder, the Ebola virus finds new victims, and the black masks of ISIS march across Iraq. The embattled Democratic president’s foreign policy approval rating is plummeting. Voters across America have come to feel the Republican Party can better keep them safe. In other words, a series of novel and...

    German exports to Russia drop more than a quarter in August as sanctions take toll
    Oct29

    German exports to Russia drop more than a quarter in August as sanctions take toll

    German exports to Russia dropped by more than a quarter in August over the same month a year ago as sanctions over Ukraine took an increasing toll. …read more Source: FOX...