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EU reported to be to considering increasing economic sanctions on Russia

EU reported to be to considering increasing economic sanctions on Russia

Ambassadors of the 28 European Union (EU) member countries are meeting in Brussels to discuss the feasibility of applying a new list of sanctions on Russia following the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 over eastern Ukraine last week, allegedly by Russian backed rebels. Among the sweeping sanctions reportedly to be discussed by

Is the End of the World Bank nigh?

Is the End of the World Bank nigh?

The emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known in global financial circles as BRICS produced something of a bombshell during the annual conference held on July 15th and 16th in Brazil. During the course of the two-day meeting, BRICS, comprised of the five largest emerging markets in the world, announced that

Putin pulls of a last minute coup on China gas deal.

Putin pulls of a last minute coup on China gas deal.

It looked like Russia’s President Vladimir Putin would be returning home empty-handed from his state visit to Shanghai, but it now appears that thanks to a combination of flexibility and determination, a face-saving multi-billion contract was signed, virtually as Putin’s aircraft was warming up on the runway. As is  common practice when doing business with