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    Europe Strives to Overcome Its Reliance on Russian Gas
    Oct28

    Europe Strives to Overcome Its Reliance on Russian Gas

    Much of Eastern Europe is vulnerable to cutoffs of gas, oil or coal by Moscow, a situation that has become more urgent with the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    In photos: 70th anniversary of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi rule
    Oct28

    In photos: 70th anniversary of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi rule

    On Oct. 28 President Petro Poroshenko, cadets and other officials took part in a flower- and wreath-laying ceremony in Kyiv to commemorate the 70th anniversary of when Soviet Ukraine was freed from Nazi Germany’s rule. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia to recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s Luhansk and Donetsk
    Oct28

    Russia to recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s Luhansk and Donetsk

    JC FinleyMOSCOW, Oct. 28 (UPI) — Russia will recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s restive eastern region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    France to Decide on Russian Warship Deal in November
    Oct28

    France to Decide on Russian Warship Deal in November

    France will wait until next month to decide whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. French President Francois Hollande had for months resisted pressure from Washington and other allies to scrap the 1.2 billion euro ($1.58 billion) contract before...

    Russia To ‘Recognize’ Ukraine Separatists’ Elections
    Oct28

    Russia To ‘Recognize’ Ukraine Separatists’ Elections

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow plans to recognize elections being organized on November 2 in eastern Ukraine in defiance of the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Will Recognize Separatist Polls Organized By Rebels In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct28

    Russia Will Recognize Separatist Polls Organized By Rebels In Eastern Ukraine

    Russia announced Tuesday that it will recognize the results of elections that separatist rebels have planned to hold in eastern Ukraine on Nov. 2. The latest announcement by the Russian government comes as Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders have reportedly negotiated for the formation of a coalition government. …read more Source:...

    Poland to Beef Up Military on Eastern Border
    Oct28

    Poland to Beef Up Military on Eastern Border

    Poland said on Tuesday it is drawing up a long-term plan to shift some of its military strength towards its eastern border, closer to Ukraine and Russia, in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. NATO member Poland is anxious that it could be the next target for Kremlin expansion after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula...

    3 Reasons Why BP Looks Uglier Than Any Other Oil Company Today
    Oct28

    3 Reasons Why BP Looks Uglier Than Any Other Oil Company Today

    British oil giant BP has released a gloomy third-quarter result today, with profits down 17% from the previous quarter. The Financial Times reports that replacement cost profit (the preferred index of analysts because it takes into account fluctuations in oil prices to make the cost of acquiring reserves comparable) was just $3 billion from July...

    Russia to Recognize ‘People’s Republic’ Election Results
    Oct28

    Russia to Recognize ‘People’s Republic’ Election Results

    Russia announced Tuesday it will recognize the results of upcoming elections in two separatist regions of eastern Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the voting scheduled for November 2 would be important for the “legitimization of power” in the unrecognized “People’s Republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk. While...

    FIFA fully supports 2018 World Cup in Russia: Blatter
    Oct28

    FIFA fully supports 2018 World Cup in Russia: Blatter

    Moscow (AFP) – World football boss Sepp Blatter on Tuesday opposed any boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and backed the huge preparations undertaken by President Vladimir Putin’s government for the mega event. “A boycott will never give any positive effect,” Blatter told the R-Sport news agency in comments translated...