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    Ukrainian Jews satisfied with far-right’s crash in elections   
    Oct31

    Ukrainian Jews satisfied with far-right’s crash in elections  

    (JTA) – Representatives of Ukraine’s Jewish communities said they were pleased with the stinging defeat of nationalist candidates in parliamentary elections. In Sunday’s parliamentary elections – the first since ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych in February in a revolution which triggered a territorial conflict with Russia – the...

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays
    Oct31

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger, center, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak , left, and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan sign an agreement that guarantees Russian gas … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Here’s How 43 Advanced, Emerging, and Developing Countries Rated Their Happiness
    Oct31

    Here’s How 43 Advanced, Emerging, and Developing Countries Rated Their Happiness

    While the wealthy who live in advanced economies claim to be happier with their life situation, those living in emerging economies are close to the same level of satisfaction, according to a new Pew Research Center report. The survey asked respondents of 43 nations to measure their happiness on a scale of 0 to 10, where 10 represents the the...

    FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder
    Oct31

    FIFA sorry for Crimea video blunder

    Geneva (AFP) – FIFA has apologised for an embarrassing diplomatic faux-pas when its video launching the 2018 World Cup logo portrayed the Crimean peninsula as part of Russia.The disputed clip was beamed on to the facade of Russia’s historic Bolshoi Theatre at the official unveiling of the 2018 logo in the Russian capital on...

    EU declares relief with Ukrainian gas agreement
    Oct31

    EU declares relief with Ukrainian gas agreement

    Daniel J. GraeberBRUSSELS, Oct. 31 (UPI) — Political responsibility and economic sense have prevailed with the signing of a gas deal between Russia and Ukraine, the European Commission president said. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Russian Central Bank Raises Rates In A Desperate Effort To Halt Ruble Declines
    Oct31

    The Russian Central Bank Raises Rates In A Desperate Effort To Halt Ruble Declines

    The Russian central bank raised rates to 9.5% in a gamble that higher rates will halt the ruble’s slide against the dollar and the euro. The bank’s board decided to raise rates despite a weak economy after the ruble hit historic lows against the dollar and the euro this month. Over October the central bank burned through more than $15...

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays
    Oct31

    Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays

    Alexei Miller, the chief of Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant, made the statement Friday hours after Russia, Ukraine and the European Union thrashed out a $4.6 billion deal that will guarantee Russian gas supplies to Ukraine and further on to the EU. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after Ukraine makes first payment next week
    Oct31

    Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after Ukraine makes first payment next week

    Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia And Ukraine Sign Landmark Gas Deal
    Oct31

    Russia And Ukraine Sign Landmark Gas Deal

    Russia and Ukraine have signed a deal securing gas supplies through the winter. The agreement was signed in Brussels and was brokered by the European Union. It came after months of negotiations, amid tension over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and support for armed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Why Russia has been buzzing NATO lately
    Oct31

    Why Russia has been buzzing NATO lately

    In a single 24-hour period this week, Russia dispatched 19 combat aircraft — including “Bear” strategic bombers — to probe North Atlantic Treaty Organization air defenses. It also test-launched a ballistic missile in the Barents Sea, north of Sweden, that hit a target in Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East. The flurry of activity recalls the bad...