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    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...

    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...

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko end summit with no breakthrough on conflict
    Oct17

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko end summit with no breakthrough on conflict

    MOSCOW — A high-stakes meeting between the leaders of Ukraine and Russia ended Friday with little progress in resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine, highlighting the increasingly intractable struggle there between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukrainian leader sees progress on peace deal
    Oct17

    Ukrainian leader sees progress on peace deal

    MILAN (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Friday hailed progress in Europe-brokered talks aimed at ensuring peace with Russia, with agreements nearing on a gas dispute and local elections in the east. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin calls on Europe to help Ukraine pay gas debts  
    Oct17

    Putin calls on Europe to help Ukraine pay gas debts  

    Milan (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on Europe to help Kiev cover its gas debts with Russia following talks with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko.”We consider that our European partners, the European Commission, also can and must lend Ukraine a hand to resolve this problem,” Putin told...

    Putin: ‘Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel’
    Oct17

    Putin: ‘Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel’

    Vladimir Putin said Friday that the global economy would collapse if the oil price was allowed to remain at around $80 a barrel for too long. At a press conference following talks on the Ukrainian crisis in Milan, Italy the Russian president warned that prices as low as $80 a barrel would cause US oil production to crash as well as putting...

    This Ukrainian Hacker Is One Of The Biggest Stolen Credit Card Traders On The Planet
    Oct17

    This Ukrainian Hacker Is One Of The Biggest Stolen Credit Card Traders On The Planet

    A notorious hacker known as “Rescator” is at the center of a major stolen credit card trading ring, a new report reveals. The Register reports that Russian security company Group-IB has been monitoring the SWIPED stolen credit card site to observe the most popular sellers. Between December 2013 and February 2014, a high-profile seller...

    13 Of The Most Striking Images Captured On ‘Humans Of New York’ Photographer’s World Tour
    Oct17

    13 Of The Most Striking Images Captured On ‘Humans Of New York’ Photographer’s World Tour

    Fifty days. 10 countries. 25,000 miles. The numbers attached to photographer Brandon Stanton’s recent United Nations-sponsored “world tour” were ambitious, but not any more so than his ultimate goal: to document the human stories so often missing from global headlines. His plan, he said on Facebook, was to listen. The global...

    Podcast: Ukraine’s Loyalist Russians
    Oct17

    Podcast: Ukraine’s Loyalist Russians

    The vast majority of Ukraine’s ethnic Russians are, in fact, loyal Ukrainian citizens. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...