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    1. October 29, 2014

      German exports to Russia tumble as sanctions bite

      German exports to Russia tumbled by more than a quarter in August, underlining the impact of sanctions on Europe's biggest...

    2. October 28, 2014

      Ukraine sets its face towards the west

      Ukraine’s parliamentary elections mark a critical juncture in the country’s post-Soviet history. They confirm the...

    3. October 28, 2014

      Russian government behind cyber attacks, says security group

      Russian state-backed cyber spies are behind co-ordinated, sophisticated digital attacks in the past two years against...

    4. October 28, 2014

      Ukraine attempts to break gas supplies deadlock

      Ukraine is likely to face energy shortages this winter if last-ditch talks to resume gas supplies from Russia fail on...

    5. beyondbrics

      October 28, 2014

      Ukraine elections: can Kiev win hearts and minds in Donbas?

      Ukraine’s new parliament will be pro-western, according to the preliminary results of Sunday’s vote. But those results also...

    6. October 27, 2014

      Turning point for Ukraine as reformists celebrate poll victory

      Ukraine’s parliamentary elections on Sunday were another turning point in the country’s post-Soviet history. They produced a...

    7. October 27, 2014

      Ukraine, Russia and Europe’s bloody borders

      Somebody born in Lviv in 1914, who died in 1992 and never moved out of the city, would have lived in five different...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2014

      Ukraine election: shaping up for an anti-corruption drive

      The results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine give president Petro Poroshenko and the potential members of a...

    9. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2014

      Guest post: how will Ukraine use its pro-EU landslide?

      By Taras Kuzio, University of Alberta Ukraine’s political map was recast on Sunday as the country elected its first...

    10. October 26, 2014

      Putin makes west an offer wrapped up in a warning

      It was the bitter anti-US invective in a speech by Vladimir Putin on Friday that caught the headlines. But, alongside the...

    11. October 26, 2014

      Germans must show their country can still be a force for freedom

      Twenty-five years ago, Germany and Europe were on the threshold of an appointment with history. In May 1989 President George...

    12. October 26, 2014

      Polls signal Ukraine’s westward shift

      Ukraine’s parliamentary elections have cemented the country’s westward shift away from Moscow’s influence, producing a...

    13. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      Ukraine elections: is Poroshenko set to win an outright majority?

      “It is time to unite.” The slogan ambushes Ukrainians from all sides these days as Petro Poroshenko, the president, deploys...

    14. October 24, 2014

      Ed Davey hails EU energy deal as blow to Vladimir Putin

      Britain’s energy secretary, Ed Davey, has hailed a European deal on climate change as a blow to Vladimir Putin that will...

    15. October 24, 2014

      Rightwing groups muscle in on Ukraine election

      Rightwing Ukrainian political parties supplied much-needed muscle during anti-government protests on Kiev’s Maidan square...

    16. October 24, 2014

      Ukraine elections mark generational shift

      Ukraine prepares to vote She became an icon during Ukraine’s 2004 Orange revolution and remains one of the country’s most...

    17. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * US accuses allies of buying Isis oil | US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund...

    18. October 23, 2014

      Western analysts fear blowback from Russia sanctions

      At a state-sponsored conference in a plush mountain retreat near Sochi that was supposed to host Russia’s G8 summit – before...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      October 23, 2014

      Mining for shells in Ukraine

      Alexander Khudoteply/AFP A Ukrainian soldier carries an unexploded shell during demining works in a field near the...

    20. October 23, 2014

      Donetsk People’s Republic campaign reveals shambolic tendencies

      Rebels stump for votes as war rages Riding in a fleet of Lexus and Toyota Cruisers and accompanied by no fewer than 30 armed...

    21. October 23, 2014

      Radoslaw Sikorski at centre of storm over Ukraine comments

      A diplomatic storm sparked by Poland’s former foreign minister has cast into confusion Warsaw’s approach to the crisis in...

    22. October 22, 2014

      Pipeline politics flow both ways

      For President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s oil and gas sectors are paramount politically as well as economically, as guarantors...

    23. October 22, 2014

      EU seeks alternative energy suppliers

      When Guenther Oettinger, the EU’s commissioner for energy, warned last month that Russia might cut natural gas supplies to...

    24. October 22, 2014

      Europe strives to wean itself on dependence on Russian gas

      An interim gas deal between Ukraine and Russia has been in the works. If a new price and a timetable for paying off $5.3bn...

    25. October 22, 2014

      Café encounter exposes reality of Russian soldiers in Ukraine

      There are no active Russian servicemen in Ukraine – or so the Kremlin has been insisting for months. Yet a recent encounter...

    26. October 22, 2014

      Marshall’s postwar logic holds true in Ukraine today

      Ukraine is ravaged by war, aggravating its economic and financial crisis. It needs major reforms but also substantial...

    27. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Israeli MP calls for new Palestine models | Naftali Bennett says notion of Palestinian state next to Israel...

    28. FT Alphaville

      October 22, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Chinese deposit growth, but not as we knew it: The stuttering state of Chinese deposit...

    29. October 21, 2014

      Russia slaps conditions on Ukraine gas deal

      Russia has raised further conditions for resuming gas supplies to Ukraine, dashing hopes that a deal to safeguard Europe’s...

    30. October 21, 2014

      Europe needs the will to build an energy union

      The EU’s 28 member states face many challenges if they are to revive Europe’s sluggish economy. One of the most important –...

    31. October 20, 2014

      Ukraine crisis casts a cloud over the European aviation market

      It is a long way from New Mexico to southwest Sweden. But when Eclipse Aviation launched the first of the “very light jets”...

    32. October 20, 2014

      Investors weigh Venezuela debt default

      In the famous Big Mac index of global currency values against the US dollar, Venezuela makes a surprise entrance as the...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 20, 2014

      Guest post: Ukraine's new parliament will be more pro-European but will it be more reformist?

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta Ukraine’s pre-term parliamentary election on October 26 will elect a new...

    34. October 19, 2014

      Russia bites back with widening crackdown on McDonald’s

      Russia has broadened its crackdown on McDonald’s to more than 200 separate investigations, in a campaign that makes the US...

    35. October 17, 2014

      Premonition: Ukrainian Art Now, Saatchi Gallery, London – review

      A weary, deflated globe engages the viewer in the Saatchi Gallery’s new survey of contemporary Ukrainian art. A world whose...

    36. October 17, 2014

      The sound and the fury in global markets

      This was a week to remember in the markets, a week when many traders will be itching to retreat to their country piles with...

    37. October 17, 2014

      Icy weather may scupper German drone mission to Ukraine

      Germany may not be able to fulfil its offer to send drones to monitor the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as the model of...

    38. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2014

      Guest post: European energy security is a delicate balancing act

      By Riccardo Puliti of the EBRD Until recently the Nabucco pipeline, just like the chorus in Verdi’s opera of the same name,...

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