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World press on economic situation in Russia (December 17, 2014)

"Such a rapid devaluation of the rouble this week seems to be caused by a very risky decision to buy Rosneft's bonds," exiled Russian economist and professor of the Paris Institute for Political Sciences Sergey Guriyev writes in his article in the Financial Times.  According to the scholar, the Russian authorities, who are obviously behind the deal, have shown what they think about the oil company's interests more than about saving the collapsing economy and financial market, which is experiencing unprecedented turmoil.

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Die Welt published an article devoted to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine headlined "Brüssel will Poroschenko nicht empfangen" ("Brussels does not want to receive Poroshenko").  "The EU and Ukraine are arguing over the policy towards Russia. The Ukrainian government wants tougher sanctions. Right now Brussels is not even ready to receive President Poroshenko," the article begins. 

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Foreign Policy magazine published an article by Jamila Trindle entitled "Who Will Foot the Bill in Ukraine?" devoted to the economic crisis the former Soviet republic is facing.  "When it comes to fighting the economic battle over Ukraine, the West has been much more willing to hit Russia in its pocketbook than play sugar daddy to Kiev," the article begins. 

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World press on the Putin-Erdogan meeting (December 2, 2014)

The New York Times reports on the results of the Monday meeting between the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The American newspaper presents Putin’s decision to redirect the South Stream pipeline to Turkey as a rare diplomatic defeat for Russia.

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 World press on the elections in Moldova (December 1, 2014)"Moldovans voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections widely seen as a referendum on whether to align with Europe - and re-elect the current coalition government in favor of this …

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 World press on the Iranian nuclear deal (November 20, 2014)The last round of talks between Iran and the six international mediators began in Vienna yesterday. The subject of the Iranian nuclear deal is in the focus of today's media."The …

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