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    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets
    Oct21

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets

    Sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union is causing the value of the ruble to plummet, leaving Moscow officials scrambling to aid its economy by resolving a natural gas dispute with Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports
    Oct21

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports

    Sites where rockets fell on Donetsk showed clear signs that cluster munitions had been fired from the direction of army-held territory. …read more Source: Toronto...

    From Israel to ISIS: Harper’s ‘Orwellian’ foreign policy
    Oct21

    From Israel to ISIS: Harper’s ‘Orwellian’ foreign policy

    Photo by SPC Ronald Shaw Jr., U.S. Army It’s getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations. But we should try. Perhaps a first step in returning to such a time was the decision of the NDP and Liberal Party to...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU Energy Chiefs Meet to Finalize Gas Deal
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia, EU Energy Chiefs Meet to Finalize Gas Deal

    Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union’s energy commissioner. Citing unpaid bills worth more than $5 billion, Russia cut off gas flows to Kyiv in mid-June, adding to tensions sparked by Russia’s annexation of...

    Watch: Widespread Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine
    Oct21

    Watch: Widespread Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine

    (Berlin) – Ukrainian government forces used cluster munitions in populated areas in Donetsk city in early October 2014. The use of cluster munitions in populated areas violates the laws of war due to the indiscriminate nature of the weapon and may amount to war crimes. During a week-long investigation in eastern Ukraine, Human Rights Watch...

    EU Targets Ministers, UAE Firm in Latest Syria Sanctions
    Oct21

    EU Targets Ministers, UAE Firm in Latest Syria Sanctions

    The European Union imposed sanctions on Tuesday on 12 Syrian government ministers, two senior military figures and a United Arab Emirates company it accused of helping supply oil to Syria. The moves were part of a gradual tightening of EU sanctions against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has clung to power despite a...

    Total CEO Hit, Killed by Drunken Snowplow Driver
    Oct21

    Total CEO Hit, Killed by Drunken Snowplow Driver

    MOSCOW—Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday. Three French crew members also died when the French-made Dassault Falcon 50 burst into...

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now
    Oct21

    Here’s A Quick Guide To What Traders Are Chatting About Right Now

    JonesTrading’s Dave Lutz has a roundup of what traders are chatting about right now: Good Morning! US Futures are jumping higher, with the E-Minis rallying 1.6% from overnight lows to get back upside 200dma. The rally has been propelled by strong US earnings (TXN and AAPL have NDX up 1%), and headlines that the ECB is considering buying...