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A house has been bought on the blockchain for the first time

Added: 15.12.2017 2:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

The governments of Ukraine, Dubai and Vermont are all trying to move real estate using blockchain, but getting estate agents out of the equation won’t be easy

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EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions: Tusk

Added: 15.12.2017 0:48 | 9 views | 0 comments

December 15, 2017 8:48 AM
BRUSSELS (AFP) - EU leaders on Thursday (Dec 14) agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for six months, EU President Donald Tusk said.


[Ticker] EU leaders roll over Russia sanctions

Added: 14.12.2017 21:41 | 5 views | 0 comments

EU leaders agreed on Thursday to renew sanctions against Russia for six months. The sanctions were introduced in 2014 over the annexation of Crimea and the Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine. They include economic sanctions on sectors like banks, the arms trade and sensitives technologies, as well as freezing of assets and travel bans for Russian officials.

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As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup

Added: 14.12.2017 14:38 | 5 views | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin said Russians “do not want and will not stand for” a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference on Thursday.


Is Ukraine on the brink of another Maidan?

Added: 14.12.2017 11:12 | 6 views | 0 comments

A dangerous populist political game in Ukraine is threatening the stability of the government.


[Ticker] Russia looks to crypto-currencies to evade EU sanctions

Added: 13.12.2017 9:03 | 6 views | 0 comments

Sergey Glazyev, a Kremlin aide on an EU visa-ban and asset-freeze list, said in Moscow on Tuesday that Russia was looking to use crypto-currencies, such as Bitcoin, to evade EU economic sanctions, according to Russian news agency Kommersant. Glazyev said that sanctions, also imposed by the US over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, created an "objective need" for novel financial systems, including the creation of a Russian national crypto-currency in 2018.

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Ukraine authorities to appeal Saakashvili's release

Added: 12.12.2017 7:38 | 8 views | 0 comments

Court decision to free Ukraine's opposition leader is unacceptable to prosecutor general who seeks pre-trial detention.


Judge issues final warning to Manafort, Gates in conspiracy, money laundering case

Added: 11.12.2017 19:49 | 35 views | 0 comments

The judge warned Manafort again on speaking to the press amid questions if he violated gag order by ghost-writing an op-ed on his work for Ukraine


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