Tag Archives: Putin

From Boeing to banking: how Russian sanctions will hit western business | World news | The Observer

The downing of flight MH17 could become a turning point in the west's economic relations with Russia. Since the Ukraine crisis flared up last year, sanctions have mostly been targeted at individuals and companies associated with Russia's annexation of Crimea or those stirring up unrest in eastern Ukraine. The European Union extended these sanctions on Friday, adding 15 names and 18 organisations (mostly companies) to the list.

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A word in your ear: the interpreters who speak for world leaders |

There are few professions that offer a front-row seat to history, or a chance to rub shoulders with world leaders, as well as the odd tyrant. Interpreting is one of them, and it is interpreters who have given us some of the 20th century's best phrases. The Soviet interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev, who di…

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Morning Mail: MH17 bodies moved from conflict zone; more bloodshed in Gaza

Morning Mail: MH17 bodies moved from conflict zone; more bloodshed in Gaza | World news | NewsWire
Mourners in Rotterdam leave flowers as they gather in remembrance of the owners of the Asian Glories restaurant, after they were killed in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash over eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Jerry Lampen/EPA

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Morning Mail: MH17 bodies moved from conflict zone; more bloodshed in Gaza |

Morning Mail: MH17 bodies moved from conflict zone; more bloodshed in Gaza | World news | NewsWire
Mourners in Rotterdam leave flowers as they gather in remembrance of the owners of the Asian Glories restaurant, after they were killed in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane crash over eastern Ukraine. Photograph: Jerry Lampen/EPA

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How Long Should I Hold On To My Old Bills & Other Documents?

How Long Should I Hold On To My Old Bills & Other Documents?

(Erin Nekervis)

Thank goodness for electronic billing, bill-pay and account access. The digital world can help you save time, be more organized and cut down significantly on paper… Significantly — but not completely.

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