Goldman Sachs Predicts Solvency Crisis, Default in Ukraine as Soon as July

Goldman Sachs Group has warned that Ukraine is facing a solvency and liquidity crisis, will likely miss its bond coupon payment next month and will enter into default. “Ukraine will not make the July 24 coupon payment and, as a result, will enter into default at that point,” Bloomberg quotes Goldman Sachs analyst Andrew Matheny as writing in his research note on Ukraine. The analyst also warned that Kiev will likely issue a moratorium on its foreign…

25.06.2015
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Video: WWII in figures and vividly

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts. Visit fallen.io for the interactive version and more information

03.06.2015
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BBC: During the Year in Power Poroshenko Became Seven Times Richer

As President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko has increased his income more than by seven times. To explain such a sharp increase in welfare is difficult, taking into account the economic crisis in the country. Petro Poroshenko’s income during the year since the inauguration has increased by several times, reports BBC. It is noted that this happened on the background of the economic fall and the difficulties with which Poroshenko’s business…

28.05.2015
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AFU to block Transnistria

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has repudiated the five treaties on military cooperation with Russia. Four of the Treaties are of little interest – they are about the exchange of information and the other things. But the fifth terminated  agreement designates the procedure for the transit of Russian troops across Ukraine in the Republic of Moldova. At first sight it looks like the preparation for the attack on Transnistria. Moldova and Ukraine hold the…

26.05.2015
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11 Promises Poroshenko Made During His First Year as Ukraine’s President

Presidential elections were held in Ukraine on 25 May 2014, resulting in Petro Poroshenko being elected President of Ukraine. Originally scheduled to take place on 29 March 2015, the date was changed following the US coup. Poroshenko won the elections with 54.7% of the votes. The real President of Ukraine? It’s debatable. He did after all come into power after an illegal coup staged by the US and EU, and won…

26.05.2015
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Fighting the Endless Lies of Fierce Western Propaganda

This article originally appeared at CounterPunch First they manufacture monstrous lies, and then they tell us that we should be objective! Is love objective; is passion? Are dreams defendable, logically and philosophically? When a house is attacked by brigands, when a village is overran by gangsters, when smoke, fire and cries for help are coming from every corner, should we award ourselves with the luxury of time to calculate, analyze and aim at complete logical,…

18.05.2015
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France Mulls Sinking Mistrals Rather Than Fulfilling Contract

  This article originally appeared at Sott.net So, France and Russia had a deal. France was to produce a couple of state-of-the-art helicopter carriers for Russia. Russia would make some of the ships, then send them to France to be completed. The deal was signed in 2011. Money was paid ($1.25 billion). The first carrier was supposed to have been delivered in November 2014. But since then, for the past several…

12.05.2015
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America’s Weaponising of Ignorance

The contract killing of two opposition figures in Kiev this week is stark evidence that the country under the Western-backed regime is descending into a fully-fledged state of chaos and criminality. We have already seen the rise of Neo-Nazism militarism, and now the assassination of political opponents on the streets of Kiev. Yet, still, the Western governments and their dutiful news media steadfastly refuse to deal with the grim reality….

17.04.2015
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Canada’s Political Leaders United in Backing War in Ukraine

When it comes to fanning the flames of Ukraine civil war and antagonizing Russia, Canada’s Conservatives and Liberals are of the same mind All for NATO’s ‘long war’ with Russia Canadians will go to the polls next October in the first national election since the Conservative Party won a majority government in 2011. There is intense concern among progressive people in the country about the prospects of the Conservatives winning…

03.04.2015
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NATO Launches “Operation Destroy RT”

One year after the Russian annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, the European Union and NATO want to step up an information campaign to counter what they’ve called “false narratives” disseminated by the Kremlin. On Sunday, Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, said there was a “need as a Western group of nations or as an alliance to engage in this informational warfare.” “The way to attack the false narrative…

24.03.2015
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