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  1. 8 hours ago

    Weighing up Europe and emerging markets

    If you were an international bond investor, which of these entities would you lend to? Country A is an economic powerhouse,...

  2. 8 hours ago

    Ukraine restricts Russian men from entering the country

    Ukraine has begun restricting Russian men from entering the country amid fears that Russian activists are fuelling...

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  1. Special Report: Ukraine 2012

    Kiev finds itself caught between the east and the west as elections loom...
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  1. 8 hours ago

    Four-way talks end with agreement on calming Ukraine tensions

    International talks between Ukraine, Russia, the US and the EU ended in Geneva on Thursday evening with an unexpected...

  2. The World

    11 hours ago

    The Putin Show

    Judging from Moscow’s dark warnings over the threat of civil war in Ukraine, and its war of words with the west over the...

  3. 11 hours ago

    Putin says Russia stands firm but will not return to isolationism

    Vladimir Putin on Thursday delivered a firm but measured message to America and Europe, saying that Russia would stand up to...

  4. 14 hours ago

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin still has friends in the west

    John Kerry has a nice phrase. The west will respond to Russia’s 19th-century behaviour with 21st-century tools. The US...

  5. 18 hours ago

    Putin says Russia ready to act in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of his readiness to deploy troops in eastern Ukraine if diplomatic efforts fail...

  6. The A-List

    18 hours ago

    Putin's strategic miscalculations will cost Russia

    As the situation in Ukraine escalates the immediate focus is on the Geneva talks among Russia, Ukraine, the US and EU to...

  7. FT Alphaville

    21 hours ago

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets are struggling to maintain an upbeat tone in spite of solid gains on Wall Street, but Hong Kong...

  8. April 16, 2014

    Kiev’s weak grip on east falters

    Moscow is only an hour ahead of Donetsk but the inflammatory descriptions emanating from Russia over events in eastern...

  9. April 16, 2014

    EU sanctions push on Russia falters amid big business lobbying

    Europe’s resolve to impose tough sanctions on Moscow is cracking under corporate lobbying, as companies warn governments...

  10. April 16, 2014

    Expectations low as ministers hold Ukraine peace talks

    As the tense stand-off in eastern Ukraine continues, the main protagonists will meet on Thursday to try to find a diplomatic...

  11. April 16, 2014

    Ukraine’s ‘little green men’ carefully mask their identity

    Pro-Russia forces on the move In eastern Ukraine, as in Crimea last month, they are nicknamed the “little green men” – the...

  12. April 16, 2014

    Hedge funds suffer worst start to year since crisis began

    Hedge funds have had their worst start to the year since the start of the financial crisis as political uncertainly in...

  13. April 16, 2014

    Russia threatens US with WTO action over Crimea sanctions

    Pro-Russia forces on the move Russia has threatened to take the US to the World Trade Organisation over sanctions imposed in...

  14. April 16, 2014

    Xi dreams of shaking docile China from its slumber

    For the first three decades of economic reform and growth, China followed Deng Xiaoping’s advice to “hide brilliance,...

  15. April 16, 2014

    Ukraine crisis: US gets hot under the collar at cold war allusion

    The KGB is back in vogue. The best television show in the US at the moment is The Americans, a spy thriller about the tense...

  16. April 16, 2014

    Oil trader Gunvor lifts earnings by a quarter amid expansion

    Gunvor, the Swiss-based oil trader drawn into the political confrontation over Ukraine, has announced a sharp rise in...

  17. April 16, 2014

    Pro-Russia forces intensify defiance in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia forces on the move Pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine intensified their defiance against Kiev on Wednesday,...

  18. FT Alphaville

    April 16, 2014

    Capital controls, Ukraine style

    From the National Bank of Ukraine: 15.04.2014 press release The National Bank has passed the decision to temporarily...

  19. April 16, 2014

    Bond market indicates deflationary fears

    US 10-year bond yields this week fell within a few basis points of five-month lows. The move has made some traders nervous,...

  20. FT Alphaville

    April 16, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has a look at credit issuance, which is healthy, wealthy, and happening in size....

  21. FT Alphaville

    April 16, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific bourses were on the rise, led by Japan, but Greater China equity markets pared gains after the world’s...

  22. April 15, 2014

    Ukrainian forces move to dislodge separatists in the east

    Ukrainian forces late on Tuesday launched special operations to dislodge pro-Russian forces from at least two cities in the...

  23. April 15, 2014

    William Hague warns against ‘creeping oligarchisation’ of Balkans

    William Hague warned on Tuesday of the “creeping oligarchisation” of the Balkans and parts of central and southeastern...

  24. April 15, 2014

    Both empires will lose from this treacherous tussle

    Western suspicions that Russia is following the “Crimea playbook” in eastern Ukraine are way off the mark. To begin with,...

  25. April 15, 2014

    Ukraine’s oligarchs accused of double dealing over separatism

    As pro-Russian separatists seized state buildings in eastern Ukraine this weekend, pro-European activists in Kiev sought out...

  26. April 15, 2014

    Gold miners suffer as bullion price dips

    Gold miners suffered declines as the price of the precious metal sank below its 200-day moving average and began Tuesday on...

  27. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    Putin's gold level: $1300/oz

    Not much market reaction yet to reports of an “anti-terrorist operation” in Ukraine apart from gold, which had broken...

  28. Money Supply

    April 15, 2014

    Ukraine's economic crisis in six charts

    By Roman Olearchyk and Lindsay Whipp Ukraine’s economy and Kiev’s financial position were deteriorating rapidly even before...

  29. beyondbrics

    April 15, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Ukraine raises rates to defend economy | US President Barack Obama warns Vladimir Putin of his ‘grave...

  30. April 15, 2014

    Ukraine deploys troops near eastern cities to counter separatists

    Ukrainian troops were moving towards the towns of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk in the east of the country on Tuesday afternoon,...

  31. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE A brief history of M&A: Dan cites SocGen on the new wave of M&A driven by a need to cut...

  32. April 15, 2014

    Earnings help European stocks limit losses

    Well-received corporate news helped set the pace at the top of Europe’s main stock indices on Tuesday, which remained...

  33. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The Mystery of the Dots, Part II. - Three expensive milliseconds. - Live a modern life while...

  34. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Japanese stocks were on pace to end a seven-day slump after Wall Street stocks rebounded from a two-month low,...

  35. April 14, 2014

    Kiev’s troops invisible in east Ukraine

    A day after Ukraine’s acting president threatened to unleash the military to quell unrest in the country’s east, government...

  36. April 14, 2014

    Sanctions ‘grey zone’ leaves west in quandary

    Western leaders have been quick to express indignation at what they see as new Russian-inspired efforts to create...

  37. April 14, 2014

    Putin’s insidious tactics in Ukraine

    For the past three weeks Vladimir Putin has massed some 40,000 troops on his country’s border with Ukraine. Nato commanders...

  38. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    Guest post: why is Akhmetov not combating separatism?

    By Taras Kuzio After the fall of president Viktor Yanukovich, the Euromaidan leadership turned to Ukraine’s eastern...

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