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    Ukraine, Russia Strike Interim Gas Deal
    Sep26

    Ukraine, Russia Strike Interim Gas Deal

    The European Union, Ukraine, and Russia have agreed on an interim solution for natural gas flows which could prevent energy shortages in both Ukraine and EU countries this winter. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crowley: Canada must equip armed forces to face unforeseen threats
    Sep26

    Crowley: Canada must equip armed forces to face unforeseen threats

    Events in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and elsewhere show yet again why Canada cannot be short-sighted about its military. Moments of international calm must never make us complacent or we will not be able to respond when circumstances sour again, as they inevitably will. Not so long ago, Ottawa was being made fun of by those who claimed that attempts to...

    EU Proposes Deal Help Ukraine Pay Russia Gas Debts
    Sep26

    EU Proposes Deal Help Ukraine Pay Russia Gas Debts

    BERLIN—A top European Union official is proposing a deal under which Ukraine would undertake to pay part of its gas debt to Russia, while Russia would guarantee to deliver gas over the winter. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger proposed after meeting the Ukrainian and Russian energy ministers that Kiev undertake to pay $2 billion to Moscow...

    Russia, Ukraine in talks on gas as winter looms
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine in talks on gas as winter looms

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia and Ukraine are holding talks to solve their long-running gas dispute as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. Friday’s meeting in Berlin between the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers, brokered by EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger, … …read more...

    EU proposing deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies
    Sep26

    EU proposing deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies

    A top European Union official is proposing a deal under which Ukraine would undertake to pay part of its gas debt to Russia, while Russia would guarantee to deliver gas over the winter. …read more Source: FOX...

    Moscow moves to seize oligarch’s oil firm, raising fears of wider intervention
    Sep26

    Moscow moves to seize oligarch’s oil firm, raising fears of wider intervention

    Vladimir Yevtushenkov’s case has raised fears among investors that President Vladimir Putin wants to increase intervention in the economy as Russia tries to cope with Western sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Secretive Russian Oil Giant Has No Fear of Sanctions
    Sep26

    Secretive Russian Oil Giant Has No Fear of Sanctions

    While most Russian oil tycoons and Kremlin energy officials are calculating billions of losses that could result from Western sanctions, one of them is counting his blessings. Vladimir Bogdanov’s Surgutneftegas has no Western debts, no foreign partners on its huge Siberian fields and uses no Western drilling technology, making it virtually...

    Comeback for the Left in Eastern Europe?
    Sep26

    Comeback for the Left in Eastern Europe?

    Its corner location was unbeatable. But Brave New World cafe faced steep competition on Warsaw’s most fashionable thoroughfare: a pricey French bakery, a trendy sushi restaurant and the famous Café Blickle, which began serving coffee and pastries long before World War I. Moreover, as even its passionate defenders would admit, the food at...

    Carl Bildt: Putin Must Face Mothers Of Fallen Russian Soldiers In Ukraine Conflict
    Sep26

    Carl Bildt: Putin Must Face Mothers Of Fallen Russian Soldiers In Ukraine Conflict

    Carl Bildt has been foreign minister of Sweden since 2006 and was prime minister from 1991-1994. He spoke to the WorldPost’s Nathan Gardels earlier this week at a conference on the Ukraine crisis at Harvard University’s Center for European Studies. WorldPost: You are among Vladimir Putin’s toughest foes in Europe. Why are you so...

    Winter Weather Puts Pressure on Russia, Ukraine Gas Dispute
    Sep26

    Winter Weather Puts Pressure on Russia, Ukraine Gas Dispute

    BERLIN—Russia and Ukraine are holding talks to solve their long-running gas dispute as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. Friday’s meeting in Berlin between the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers, brokered by EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger, comes more than three months...