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    High-stakes Russia-Ukraine-EU gas talks begin in Brussels
    Oct21

    High-stakes Russia-Ukraine-EU gas talks begin in Brussels

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia, Ukraine and the EU began crunch gas talks on Tuesday to resolve a bitter price dispute and end fears that Moscow could halt crucial energy supplies to Europe this winter.The high-stakes meeting between Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, his Ukrainian counterpart Yuri Prodan and European Energy Commissioner...

    Attackers Open Fire, Hurl Grenade at Ukraine Candidate
    Oct21

    Attackers Open Fire, Hurl Grenade at Ukraine Candidate

    Volodymyr Borysenko, an election candidate allied to Ukraine’s prime minister, came under a gun and grenade attack as he left his home late Monday. …read more Source:...

    Total CEO de Margerie Killed in Moscow as Jet Hits Snow Plough
    Oct21

    Total CEO de Margerie Killed in Moscow as Jet Hits Snow Plough

    The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Monday night. De Margerie’s death leaves a void at the top of one of the world’s biggest listed oil firms at a difficult time for the industry as...

    Evidence indicates Ukraine used cluster bombs on cities
    Oct21

    Evidence indicates Ukraine used cluster bombs on cities

    Sites where rockets fell in the city on Oct. 2 and 5 showed clear signs that cluster munitions had been fired from the direction of army-held territory …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack, party says
    Oct21

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack, party says

    Volodymyr Borysenko, from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s People’s Front party, was being treated in hospital for shock after the assault …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Total chief executive De Margerie killed in Moscow plane crash
    Oct21

    Total chief executive De Margerie killed in Moscow plane crash

    Moscow (AFP) – The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport late Monday when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff.Russian investigators said Tuesday the driver of the snow-clearing machine was drunk and that his actions, along with “an error by air traffic...

    Sakharov Prize Winner To Be Announced
    Oct21

    Sakharov Prize Winner To Be Announced

    The European Parliament is due to announce the winner of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on October 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
    Oct21

    CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

    Moscow (AFP) – The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport late Monday when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff.Russian investigators said Tuesday the driver of the snow-clearing machine was drunk and that his actions, along with “an error by air traffic...

    Rights Group Accuses Kyiv Of Using Cluster Munitions
    Oct21

    Rights Group Accuses Kyiv Of Using Cluster Munitions

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Ukrainian government forces of using cluster munitions in populated areas in the eastern city of Donetsk earlier this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Intensifies Food Restrictions from EU
    Oct21

    Russia Intensifies Food Restrictions from EU

    Russia announced it will further restrict its food imports from the European Union on Tuesday in response to Western sanctions over its actions in Ukraine. The country’s agriculture supervisory agency announced Monday that “temporary restrictions” will go into effect on European beef and pork offal (entrails and internal...