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  • CTC Media Sees Future in Programming, New Platforms

    Russia's CTC Media, the largest independent player in the country, marks its 25th year with an expansive mind-set, focusing on new platforms, original programming and digital market gains. No longer satisfied with the broadcaster label despite its strong...
  • Rachel Marsden: Political buffoonery is America's greatest security threat

    There are at least two things that the public expects the government to get right, even when it fails at nearly everything else: public safety and national security. The Obama administration has a responsibility to protect its citizens. There is no excuse...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]

    Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]
    As the Obama administration tries to recover from three years of naive ideological spin that Islamic radicals had been crushed, it is time to reassess what our world view should be. After 1492, Europeans rushed to conquer the under developed world,...
  • Russia hopes to reach second gas deal with China next year: PM Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia hopes to reach agreement with China on gas supplies via the "western route" next year, in addition to the already clinched deal to supply gas via the "eastern route," Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday. Russia and...
  • China, Russia sign $25 billion local currency swap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia have signed a local currency swap worth 150 billion yuan ($25 billion) or 815 billion roubles, the Chinese central bank said in a statement on Monday. The swap is set to last three years and can be extended upon...
  • Emerging markets to diverge as U.S. thrives, China slows, Europe lags

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are rethinking their exposure to emerging markets, focusing on countries likely to weather lean times with manufacturing exports to the United States while avoiding those that have thrived on sending commodities to a now...
  • Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation's beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. A...
  • U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday. The U.N. human rights office said 3,660 deaths had been confirmed in the...
  • Hamilton wins as Mercedes take constructors' title

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix and extended his championship lead to 17 points on Sunday in a Mercedes one-two that clinched the team's first constructors' title. The Briton, who started on pole...
  • Hamilton says Bianchi was always on his mind

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - The champagne was sprayed on the podium, and celebratory glasses clinked in the Mercedes hospitality, but Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton never lost sight of the bigger picture on Sunday. With French driver Jules Bianchi...