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    Merkel Not Acutely Worried About Russian Violations of Airspace
    Oct30

    Merkel Not Acutely Worried About Russian Violations of Airspace

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she was not very concerned about sorties by Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea and by its fighters over the Baltic which NATO said it had tracked on Wednesday. In the last few months, there had been a lot of activity in terms of Russian army exercises, said Merkel at a news...

    In Many Countries, Distance From Ebola Brings A Sense Of Safety
    Oct30

    In Many Countries, Distance From Ebola Brings A Sense Of Safety

    In many parts of Eurasia, people think they are far enough away from Africa to be safe from Ebola. Is that a false sense of security? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Brutal Winter Set to Hit War-torn Eastern Ukraine
    Oct30

    Brutal Winter Set to Hit War-torn Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps. The inhabitants move around like shadows, eyes dull and faces weary with hardship, dressed in several...

    Ukraine, Russia to Resume Talks
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia to Resume Talks

    Ukraine and Russia were set to resume talks to resolve their natural-gas dispute, with officials scrambling to secure funding for Kiev to pay for gas deliveries. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian gas deal ‘within reach,’ Europe says
    Oct30

    Ukrainian gas deal ‘within reach,’ Europe says

    Daniel J. GraeberBRUSSELS, Oct. 30 (UPI) — An agreement meant to settle longstanding gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine is “within reach,” the president of the European Commission said Thursday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine, Russia extend talks as gas deal stalls
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia extend talks as gas deal stalls

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Oct. 30 (UPI) — Ukrainian and Russian representatives failed to reach agreement to restart deliveries of Russian gas to Ukraine and will negotiate again Thursday, they said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels
    Oct30

    Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into rival Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be an impasse Thursday because of doubts over payments from Kiev. A European Union official says the negotiations, which were supposed to produce an agreement Wednesday, broke up inconclusively early Thursday, with a draft for a...

    Terrible Things Happen All Of The Time And The Stock Market Keeps Going Up
    Oct30

    Terrible Things Happen All Of The Time And The Stock Market Keeps Going Up

    After an incredible 5-year bull market run, which saw the S&P 500 double from its March 2009 low of 666, many stock market watchers were sure this would be the year that things would finally turn. There certainly has been no shortage of bad news that would cause investors and traders to sell. “Just this year alone, the list of...

    Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Oct30

    Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Oct30

    Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

    The inhabitants move around like shadows, eyes dull and faces weary with hardship, dressed in several layers of worn-out sweatshirts, vests and jackets. The hospital lies in a residential area full of five-story blocks with missing roofs, gaping holes in the walls and gutted windows. Alexander Zuyev, the team’s supervisor, says it is not...