Sunday Apr 13
Kiev to launch 'full-scale' military op as massive protests grip eastern Ukraine
Pro-Russian activists wave a Russian flag and shout slogans during a rally near a razor wire-topped barricade outside the regional government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on April 13, 2014 Thousands of pro-autonomy demonstrators rallied across eastern Ukraine, with the coup-imposed president in Kiev threatening to use military ... (more)
Norilsk Nickel FY'13 profit hit by write-downs, lower sales prices
's year-over-year 64.3% drop in net profit for the full year 2013, the base and precious metals producer reported April 7. Net profit for 2013 came to US$765 million from US$2.14 billion in the previous year, Norilsk said.
The Price Of Uncertainty
In the aftermath of the brazen dismemberment of Ukraine by Russia, many pundits have evoked the image of the annexation of the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia by Germany in 1938.
[Ticker] Nordic Council cancels Murmansk visit
Leaders of the Nordic Council have cancelled a planned visit this week to Murmansk, Russia.
'Arctic 30' Takes on Russia Over 'Grossly Excessive' Arrest
Activists from Greenpeace's "Arctic 30" group, who were detained in Russia last year after staging a protest on a Russian drilling rig in Arctic waters, filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights on Monday calling for "just compensation" from the Russian government over what they say was a series of rights abuses throughout the ordeal.