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  1. 71. 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...

  2. 72. 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...

  3. 73. 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.

  4. 74. news | 27 Dec 2014

    Dollar mortgage holders urge Russia to end 'financial slavery'

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - When Olga Savelyeva took out a $226,000 mortgage to buy a small apartment on the outskirts of Moscow in 2008, she could never have imagined that the ruble would lose more than half its value in a few short years...

  5. 75. news | 27 Dec 2014

    N.Korea comedy 'scandalous'

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia has slammed the United States over a raunchy comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, saying Pyongyang's anger was understandable.

  6. 76. news | 24 Dec 2014

    Russia, Ukraine set for peace talks after Kiev step towards NATO

    By AFP

    » KIEV - Fragile peace talks aimed at ending the separatist war between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels are due to resume Wednesday, a day after Kiev angered Moscow by taking a historic step towards NATO.

  7. 77. news | 24 Dec 2014

    Kiatisak urges calm on World Cup target

    By Tor Chittinand, Newspaper section: Sports

    » It is too early for Thailand to consider securing their first ever World Cup berth at the 2018 finals in Russia, national coach Kiatisak Senamuang said yesterday.

  8. 78. news | 24 Dec 2014

    Russia pressures exporters to prop up ruble

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - The Russian government has ordered state-controlled exporters to sell part of their foreign currency holdings, a move which could marshall some $50 billion to support the sagging ruble.

  9. 79. tech | 23 Dec 2014

    Putin oversees successful rocket launch

    By AFP

    » President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday oversaw the successful test-launch of Russia's newest heavy-class Angara rocket, a rare piece of good news in a week dominated by the economic crisis.

  10. 80. business | 22 Dec 2014

    Russian woes may indirectly affect Thailand

    By Online Reporters

    » Russia's economic troubles may trigger outflows from emerging markets, including Thailand, the Bank of Thailand has warned.

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