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  1. 61. news | 09 Jan 2015

    Russia seeks military, trade ties

    » Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has proposed military cooperation with Thailand and has also expressed interest in buying a lot of Thai rubber, oficials say.

  2. 62. opinion | 08 Jan 2015

    Putin shrugs off Western pressure


    Newspaper section: News

    » Since Russia invaded Crimea last summer, the West has relied on a strategy of economic sanctions and international isolation to compel the Kremlin to withdraw its support for the rebels in eastern Ukraine. But Russian Pr...

  3. 63. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Brent oil at 5 1/2 years' low

    By Bloomberg News

    » LONDON — Brent crude oil fell below $55 a barrel for the first time since May 2009 as record supplies from Iraq and Russia bolstered speculation the global glut that drove crude into a bear market will persist.

  4. 64. news | 02 Jan 2015

    Energy-rich Turkmenistan devalues currency against dollar

    By AFP

    » ASHGABAT (TURKMENISTAN) - The energy-rich former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan devalued its currency against the US dollar by 18 percent Thursday, in the latest sign of contagion among Russia's neighbours from the...

  5. 65. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Ukraine signs Westinghouse nuclear fuel deal

    By AFP

    » KIEV - Ukraine on Tuesday sealed an additional nuclear fuel supply deal with US giant Westinghouse in order to ease its energy dependence on Russia.

  6. 66. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Sanction-hit Russian state bank VTB receives $1.8 bn aid

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia's second largest bank VTB said Tuesday it has received 100 billion rubles ($1.8 billion) from the country's national welfare fund, part of a plan to recapitalise the banking system hit by the fa...

  7. 67. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Kremlin foe Navalny gets suspended sentence, calls for protests

    By AFP

    » Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday called for mass protests to "destroy" President Vladimir Putin's regime after a court handed him a suspended sentence and jailed his brother in a controv...

  8. 68. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Poroshenko announces Putin meeting in new peace push

    By AFP

    » KIEV - Ukraine's Western-backed leader Petro Poroshenko promised Monday to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin and involve US President Barack Obama in his stalled push for peace with pro-Kremlin fighters in the separ...

  9. 69. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Russian economy shrinks for first time since 2009

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia's economy shrank in November for the first time in five years, the government said Monday, illustrating the changing fortunes of President Vladimir Putin's rule as he faces falling oil prices an...

  10. 70. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Belarus strongman sacks PM amid economic woes

    By AFP

    » MINSK - Belarussian strongman Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday sacked his prime minister as the tightly-controlled ex-Soviet state struggles with the effects of Russia's economic crisis next door.

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