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    Israeli-American reality tv star wins Jewish Moscow beauty pageant
    Oct21

    Israeli-American reality tv star wins Jewish Moscow beauty pageant

    (JTA) – Linor Shefer, an Israeli-American reality television star who was born in Ukraine, won Moscow’s first “Miss Jewish Star” beauty pageant. Shefer, a former contender in the Israeli version of the reality television show “Big Brother,” beat 19 other contestants to become Miss Jewish Star 2014 on Sunday in Moscow’s Metropol Hotel,...

    Total CEO Dead in Runway Crash; Plow Driver Drunk
    Oct21

    Total CEO Dead in Runway Crash; Plow Driver Drunk

    (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...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Oct21

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! These are the major stories already making an impact globally this morning. Oil Giant Total’s CEO Has Died In A Plane Crash. Christophe de Margerie died in a plane accident at about midnight Tuesday in Moscow when his plane crashed into a snowplow driven by someone who was drunk. UK Public Finances Are Still A Mess. Figures...

    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...