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    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...

    Stronger Than Democracy
    Sep26

    Stronger Than Democracy

    Last week, the world’s most globe-spanning empire until the mid-20th century let its fate be decided by 3.6 million voters in Scotland. While Great Britain narrowly salvaged its nominal unity, the episode offered an important reminder: The 21st century’s strongest political force is not democracy but devolution. Before the vote was...

    Russia Is Considering A Crazy New Law That Would Allow The State To Seize Foreign Assets
    Sep26

    Russia Is Considering A Crazy New Law That Would Allow The State To Seize Foreign Assets

    In another dark twist to the West’s stand-off with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, a pro-Kremlin deputy has submitted a draft law that would allow the government to seize foreign assets in the country in response to Western economic sanctions. The law, submitted after Italian authorities seized €30m worth of shares and bank accounts...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Sep26

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know. Another Good Sign For China. The country’s official manufacturing PMI hit 51.2, up by 0.1 from August. Anything above 50 indicates growth. Another Japanese Firm Is Rolling Back Operations. Electronics maker Sharp is looking to cut 300 jobs in Europe after major financial losses in the last...

    Russian Action Film Vows ‘The Truth’ About Ukraine War
    Sep26

    Russian Action Film Vows ‘The Truth’ About Ukraine War

    A new Russian film is pledging to tell “The Truth” about the war between federal forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine, a project Ukrainian media has already dismissed as “propaganda.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas

    Russia and Ukraine are to hold European Union-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute Friday as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond. …read more Source: FOX...

    Survey finds conflicts, European economic weakness weighing on German consumers
    Sep26

    Survey finds conflicts, European economic weakness weighing on German consumers

    A closely watched survey shows German consumer confidence has fallen further amid concerns over conflicts in Ukraine and elsewhere and economic weakness across Europe. …read more Source: FOX...

    Activists From Limonov’s Group Disrupt Makarevich Moscow Concert
    Sep26

    Activists From Limonov’s Group Disrupt Makarevich Moscow Concert

    Activists from the group led by nationalist Eduard Limonov have taken responsibility for disrupting a concert in Moscow by Russia’s legendary rock-musician Andrei Makarevich. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia and Ukraine are holding European Union-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute Friday as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukra… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia says EU mustn’t re-export gas to Ukraine: report
    Sep26

    Russia says EU mustn’t re-export gas to Ukraine: report

    Frankfurt (AFP) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak warned Friday that Europe is contractually not allowed to re-export gas to Ukraine and could see its supplies cut if it did so. In an interview with the business daily Handelsblatt published ahead of a new round of talks in Berlin between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission...