It is discussed if oil shale prices have reached the limit of profitability

Oil prices have registered a decrease of 50% compared to last year, which would have as a main factor the oil glut largely from oil shale in the United States. According to an estimate of the 2012 Energy Information Administration (EIA), in the world exist around 345 billion...

Putin supports peace talks between Colombia and the FARC

The president of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, added as a new international support for the peace talks being conducted with the FARC, to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Both presidents talked during the context of the Summit of the BRICS and the presidents of the Unasur...

Russia calls for investigation of incendiary bombs

Russia asked today for an urgent investigation about the possible use of incendiary bombs by the Ukrainian forces. “We are increasingly concerned to see the lack of the slightest progress in efforts to contain the violence, stop the fighting and end the Ukrainian...

Moscow citizens protest for freedom of expression

Several thousand people demonstrated today in central Moscow in a rally organized by the opposition to denounce the manipulation of information in the Russian media and in defense of press freedom. The demonstration was initially called as “march for truth”, but it...

Putin conditions gas supplying to Ukraine

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said this Wednesday that Russia will not continue supporting “forever” the Ukrainian economy, in reference to the current date of gas supply that Kiev refuses to pay, according to an AFP report. Putin requested the Russian gas...

Yatsenyuk “Russia wants to dismember Ukraine”

The Acting Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, accused Russia of fomenting protests in eastern Ukraine, as part of a plan to send Russian troops to their country. Yatsenyuk said this Monday at a meeting with his cabinet that Moscow was trying to `dismember´ Ukraine....

Russian troops are partially withdrawn from border with Ukraine

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, announced yesterday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, that Russia undertook a partial withdrawal of troops from the border with Ukraine, which represents the first reduction of tension in the crisis between the two countries. In a telephone...

UN disapproves annexation of Crimea to Russia

The UN General Assembly today adopted by a clear majority a nonbinding resolution in defense of the territorial integrity of Ukraine denouncing the Russian “annexation” of Crimea, on a voting that showed a divided Latin America. The resolution submitted by Ukraine and...
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