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Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

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BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.

Russian manufacturing slows slightly in October: PMI

MOSCOW, - Russian manufacturing expanded slightly in October, but at a slower pace than in the previous three months, as demand for Russian exports fell and a weaker rouble drove firms' input prices sharply higher.

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Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbor over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.

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Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.

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Ukraine, Russia, EU agree to natural gas supply deal

BRUSSELS - Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday that will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbor over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kiev's Western creditors.

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Formula One tweaks qualifying due to fewer cars

AUSTIN Texas - Formula One has had to modify its qualifying format after financial problems ruled the Caterham and Marussia teams out of Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix while Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is set to be sidelined by an engine penalty.

Motor racing-Formula One tweaks qualifying due to fewer cars

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 30 - Formula One has had to modify its qualifying format after financial problems ruled the Caterham and Marussia teams out of Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix while Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is set to be sidelined by an engine penalty.

Russian investor buys majority of Nuerburgring race track

FRANKFURT, Oct 30 - Russian investor Viktor Kharitonin has bought a majority stake in the financially troubled Nuerburgring race track in Germany, the track's administrator said on Thursday.

Motor racing-Absent teams show F1 needs to cut costs, says FIA

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 30 - The financial troubles that have forced the Marussia and Caterham Formula One teams into administration emphasise the need for cost-cutting measures, the sport's governing body said on Thursday.

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Bombardier suspends plan for Russia venture; profit tops estimates

TORONTO - Bombardier Inc reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations on Thursday and said it had put plans for a plane-building joint venture in Russia on hold due to political and economic conditions there, potentially jeopardizing a large Russian order.

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Kurds' battle for Kobani unites a people divided by borders

ARBIL Iraq - Cloaked in Kurdish flags, thousands of people lined the roads to cheer on a military convoy headed for what was -- until recently -- an obscure Syrian border town, now the focus of a global war against the militants of Islamic State.