All posts tagged Russia

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September 18, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Standard & Poor’s, a New York-based assessor of credit worthiness, thinks the Ukrainian banking sector is on shaky ground. According to its latest report on the country’s banking sector published […]

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Why is Putin coming to Serbia, US ambassador asks

September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

“It is not certain yet whether Putin (Russian president Vladimir) will visit Belgrade, but if this happen, why is he coming?”, United States ambas ...

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Annual military exercise takes on new meaning for Ukraine troops

September 18, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The Ukrainian troops put on camouflage paint and hide in tall grass by the side of the road.  They have information that an enemy convoy will be pas ...

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OSCE demands halt to threats against journalists in Kosovo, Russia

September 18, 2014, by VOANews

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has condemned death threats and attacks against journalists in Kosovo and Russia. The OSCE sta ...

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    Russian economy reeling after new Western sanctions
    September 18, 2014, by Mil Arcega of VOANews

    A new wave of Western sanctions is hitting Russia’s economy hard. State-owned energy firms continue to bleed profits and Russia’s national currency plunged to a new low this week after […]

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    Poland marks 75th anniversary of Soviet invasion
    September 18, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    During an official ceremony on September 17 to mark the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Poland by the Soviet Red Army at the start of World War 2, Polish President […]

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    Bulgaria fears new gas deliveries interruption – Deputy PM
    September 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria was preparing contingency plans in case of a new interruption in gas supplies from Russia, which was seen as a high-probability scenario, Bulgarian caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva […]

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    Russian Gazprom vows to deliver minimal gas volumes to Poland
    September 16, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

    Russian Gazprom is capable of exporting gas to Poland only at the minimal contracted level and not at levels currently demanded, Gazprom’s spokesperson said. “They [Poland] are asking for the […]

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    Defence minister: Western weapons on way to Ukraine
    September 15, 2014, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Ukraine’s Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said Sunday weapons are on the way to Ukraine from Western countries – which he would not name – to help the country in its […]