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Russia’s Rosneft, Norway’s NADL Sign Asset Swap Deal

Russian state energy giant Rosneft said Friday it had agreed to swap assets and purchase shares in Norway's North Atlantic Drilling (NADL)
Russian state energy giant Rosneft said Friday it had agreed to swap assets and purchase shares in Norway's North Atlantic Drilling (NADL)

Russian state energy giant Rosneft said Friday it had agreed to swap assets and purchase shares in Norway's North Atlantic Drilling (NADL). Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion'

Dozens of trucks from a Russian aid convoy have crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, without Kyiv's permission. Ukrainian authorities have labeled the move an "invasion" and a "well-planned dangerous provocation." [...] Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

On air — RT

Live stream from RT, a 24/7 English-language news channel that is set to show you how any story can be another story altogether. RT’s coverage focuses on international headlines, giving an innovative angle set to challenge viewers worldwide. Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

Futures Tread Water As Ukraine Tries To Steal The Jackson Hole Scene

While today's key events were supposed to be the Jackson speeches first by Janet Yellen at 10:00am Eastern and then by Mario Draghi at 2:30 pm, Ukraine quickly managed to steal the spotlight yet again when moments after the first Russian humanitarian aid convoys entered Ukraine allegedly without permission, Kiev first accused Russia of staging [...] Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine

Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine

The first trucks from a convoy which Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid have entered eastern Ukraine after a week waiting for permission to cross the border. Moscow has accused the Ukrainian government of creating "artificial demands" to delay aid deliveries. The convoy is bound for the Luhansk region, where many residents have been without f [...] Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

Tensions With EU Mark Russia’s Two Years in WTO

World Trade Organization (WTO) Logo at the Entrance of the WTO Headquarters in Geneva

It has been two years since Russia joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the second year having been marked by a tense cooling of relations with the West as both Russia and the European Union strive to defend their interests in the organization. Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014

Russian Intrusion Hoax Exposed as Mistrust for Kiev Grows

Ukrainian military in Luhansk in the east of the country

The Ukrainian military authorities have failed to confirm their earlier claim that a Russian column, consisting of 1,200 military servicemen and 150 armored vehicles including tanks and Grad missile launchers, had entered the territory of Ukraine near Luhansk, Western mass media sources report. Read more ...

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22 Aug 2014