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    Unbowed, Putin Chews the Scenery in Milan
    Oct18

    Unbowed, Putin Chews the Scenery in Milan

    The brash antics of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia upstaged other world leaders, frustrating those at a meeting in Milan who hoped he would budge on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin, Poroshenko closer to new Ukraine deal after Milan meeting
    Oct18

    Putin, Poroshenko closer to new Ukraine deal after Milan meeting

    European leaders meeting in Milan sat in on negotiations aimed at enforcing the ceasefire and ensuring gas flows through Ukraine this winter. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Plunging Oil Prices Have Unpredictable Impact on Politics, Economics
    Oct18

    Plunging Oil Prices Have Unpredictable Impact on Politics, Economics

    Global oil prices are falling drastically, and a new World Bank study says they may remain low for a year or more. Lower energy costs can often help boost economic growth. Low prices might also increase political tensions and hurt investments in key energy sectors. The oil market is seeing a production surge from the United States as new...

    Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan
    Oct18

    Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan

    European leaders expressed hope Friday of solving the bloody Ukraine conflict following “positive” talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, only for the Kremlin to berate them as out of touch with reality. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Russia’s Debt Downgraded
    Oct18

    Russia’s Debt Downgraded

    Moody’s Investor Service downgraded Russia’s debt one notch to Baa2, citing the country’s fiscal uncertainty due to the Ukraine crisis and the expanded international sanctions stemming from that conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Answering Four Key Questions About China’s Rise
    Oct18

    Answering Four Key Questions About China’s Rise

    “Is China going to compete for world power?” Most people in China, if asked of such a question, would show little interest in seeing the country fighting for world power with the U.S., and still less in becoming another U.S. However, in the U.S. and some European countries, many may ask: How can we trust that China won’t be like...

    Russia and Ukraine Gas Agreement
    Oct17

    Russia and Ukraine Gas Agreement

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said that he and President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine had agreed on the terms of natural gas supplies “at least for the winter period.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian, Russian leaders sound optimistic note
    Oct17

    Ukrainian, Russian leaders sound optimistic note

    MILAN (AP) — Russian and Ukrainian leaders sounded optimistic after marathon, Europe-brokered talks Friday, signaling progress on both a definitive peace settlement in Ukraine and a gas disput… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Separatists And The Ukrainian Army Have Destroyed Large Sections Of Donetsk’s Airport
    Oct17

    Separatists And The Ukrainian Army Have Destroyed Large Sections Of Donetsk’s Airport

    A ceasefire is technically in place in eastern Ukraine, but Donetsk International Airport continues to be the site of intense shelling and fighting between the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed separatists. The fighting continues to rage throughout the rebel-held city of Donetsk. The Ukrainian army holds the airport, but the separatists have...

    Australia Challenges Putin Over MH17
    Oct17

    Australia Challenges Putin Over MH17

    Under pressure from world leaders, Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised international investigation teams access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site. Earlier this week, an international team attempted to visit the site and were unable to due to gunfire, due to the continuing separatist fighting in the area. However, Dutch...