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Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels

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KIEV - Ukraine leveled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday. | Video

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Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilise itself'

VIENNA - OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signalled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to cooperate in any production cut.

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Russia says will keep oil output steady in 2015

MOSCOW - Russian oil companies will keep production steady in 2015, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, after Moscow left a meeting with other major oil producers with no agreement on how to address weak oil prices.

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Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilize itself'

VIENNA - OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signaled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to cooperate in any production cut. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said he expected the oil market "to stabilize itself eventually" but did not comment on talks with Russia held on Tuesday, which produced no firm pledge from Moscow to help support flagging oil prices.

UPDATE 1-Russia says will keep oil output steady in 2015

MOSCOW, Nov 26 - Russian oil companies will keep production steady in 2015, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, after Moscow left a meeting with other major oil producers with no agreement on how to address weak oil prices.

UPDATE 1-Russian cbank governor says may soften policy in H2 2015

MOSCOW, Nov 26 - The Russian central bank may start to soften its monetary policy in the second half of next year as inflation is expected to start falling in the second quarter, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Wednesday.

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Ukraine reports new arrivals of Russian supplies for eastern rebels

KIEV - Ukraine levelled fresh charges on Tuesday that Russia was sending support to pro-Russian separatists in the east, saying that five columns of heavy equipment were seen crossing onto Ukrainian territory on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Russia sees average oil price at $80-90 in medium, long-term

MOSCOW, Nov 26 - Russia sees an average oil price of around $80-90 per barrel in the medium- and possibly in the long-term, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday, underlining growing pressure on the Russian budget.

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Saudi, Russia pre-OPEC talks yield no oil output cut

VIENNA - Impromptu talks between Saudi Arabia, fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico yielded no agreement on Tuesday on how to address a growing oil glut, ending without any plan to cut output despite a collapse in prices.