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    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months
    Dec19

    EU extend Russia sanctions by another 6 months

    The European Union has extended its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine. Monday’s official decision came … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine Nationalizes Largest Bank After Stability Concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine Nationalizes Largest Bank After Stability Concerns

    Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability. The cabinet agreed late Sunday to move PrivatBank into full state ownership, saying the move was carried out “in close coordination with international financial organizations” and with the consent of PrivatBank’s owners – an apparent reference...

    Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson created a company with Russia using the Bahamas as a tax haven
    Dec19

    Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson created a company with Russia using the Bahamas as a tax haven

    (Credit: AP) Rex Tillerson, who if Donald Trump has his way will be America’s next secretary of state, was for a long time the director of an American-Russian oil firm located in the tax haven of the Bahamas. In 1998 Tillerson became the director of Exxon Neftegas, ExxonMobil’s Russian subsidiary, according to documents leaked to The...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability in a move welcomed by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    The Cabinet agreed late Sunday to move PrivatBank into full state ownership, saying the move was carried out “in close coordination with international financial organizations” and with the consent of PrivatBank’s owners. There was no obvious sign of panic after the nationalization in the capital, Kiev, or of lengthy queues...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability in a move welcomed by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union. The Cabinet agreed late Sunday to move PrivatBank into full state ownership, saying the move was carried out “in close coordination with international financial organizations”...

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns
    Dec19

    Ukraine nationalizes largest bank after stability concerns

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine is nationalizing its largest bank following concerns over its stability in a move welcomed by the International Monetary Fund and the European Union…. …read more Source: Associated...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Dec19

    5 Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials say five soldiers have been killed in the latest outburst of fighting with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    The Era of American Global Leadership Is Over. Here’s What Comes Next
    Dec19

    The Era of American Global Leadership Is Over. Here’s What Comes Next

    As in the past, the day will be cold. Melania will hold the Bible. The kids will stand by proudly. The new President will recite his lines carefully, smile broadly and change history. And American international leadership, a constant since 1945, will end with the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump on Jan. 20, 2017. That’s not...

    The Morning Vertical, December 19, 2016
    Dec19

    The Morning Vertical, December 19, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...