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    ‘F’ Word Hangs Over Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Regions
    Nov05

    ‘F’ Word Hangs Over Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Regions

    With Russia-backed separatists continuing to hold territory in their battle with Ukrainian forces, some analysts see the de facto borders solidifying and yielding yet another post-Soviet “frozen conflict.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The ceasefire in Ukraine hung by a thread Wednesday after President Petro Poroshenko accused pro-Russian rebels of sinking the peace process and ordered troop reinforcements to eastern cities.Artillery explosions could be heard around the airport in Donetsk, where Ukrainian soldiers have been holding out for weeks...

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions
    Nov05

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions

    Ukraine on Wednesday announced it will halt government funding to its eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed separatists. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday the cutoff will apply as long as the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk are held by “terrorists.” Yatsenyuk, who made his comments during a cabinet meeting,...

    Rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev, Ukraine PM says
    Nov05

    Rebel-led regions will never receive funds from Kiev, Ukraine PM says

    Kiev will continue to supply gas and electricity to the separatist regions …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine pays first debt installment to Gazprom
    Nov05

    Ukraine pays first debt installment to Gazprom

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Nov. 5 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom said Wednesday it received the first installment of the debt owed by its Ukrainian counterparts at Naftogaz. …read more Source: United Press...

    Is Ukraine’s crisis the West’s fault?
    Nov05

    Is Ukraine’s crisis the West’s fault?

    Who is to blame for the crisis in Ukraine: Russia or the U.S. and Europe? A lively debate on the question resurfaced lately, but it has a vital flaw in that it fails to consider the roles of the countries caught in between. It’s as though Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin were back at the negotiating table in Yalta, carving up Europe. Only...

    Oil Is Crashing
    Nov05

    Oil Is Crashing

    Oil prices are sliding even further in early trading, with the commodity stumbling for the fifth consecutive day. Brent crude fell 90 cents, or 1%, to $81.92, its lowest value since 2010. While West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped to $76.59, down 70 cents from yesterday. It was its lowest reading since September 2011. However, it fought...

    Gazprom Says It Received First Debt Repayment From Ukraine
    Nov05

    Gazprom Says It Received First Debt Repayment From Ukraine

    Russia’s top natural gas producer Gazprom said on Wednesday it had received $1.45 billion from Ukrainian energy firm Naftogaz in repayment for unpaid debt, the first step toward Russia resuming gas supplies to Ukraine. The payment by Naftogaz is the first to Gazprom since May, when a row over gas pricing and unpaid debts escalated between...

    Ukraine Orders Troops to Key Cities
    Nov05

    Ukraine Orders Troops to Key Cities

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko orders army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive, following disputed polls in Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Russia’s Gazprom says it has received first debt repayment from Ukraine
    Nov05

    Russia’s Gazprom says it has received first debt repayment from Ukraine

    Ukraine has to pay $3.1 billion in two tranches by the end of the year to cover part of the debts for previous supplies from Gazprom …read more Source: The Globe and...