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USSR successor

When the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990’s, the nations who formed part of that Soviet Empire gradually reclaimed their independence. As such the notion of a USSR successor state is open to...

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Russia-Ukraine gas dispute – endgame?

In the New Year’s spirit, I’m going to stick my neck out and predict that the current annual Russo-Ukrainian gas dispute will be resolved by the weekend. Why? Because there’s nowhere else for either...

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It’s Russo-Ukrainian gas crisis time!

Ah, Christmas. A time for family, opening presents, and eating far too much. Oh, and time for the annual Russo-Ukrainian gas crisis. In a move that has become almost as traditional as Santa’s squeeze...

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Poland and Ukraine to host Euro 2012

In a bit of a shock result, the joint bid from Ukraine and Poland has beaten hot favourites Italy to the right to host the Euro 2012 football tournament. There had been fears that...