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    Bitcoin beat dollar in 2015
    Bitcoin is the top performing currency of 2015. According to The Money Project, the decentralized digital currency beat the US$ by 35 percent .
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    Russia and China strengthen stock exchange ties
    Russia’s key trading floor the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) have signed an agreement that’ll help further develop financial ties between the countries.
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    ‘Expect serious reshuffling of political lines in Greece’
    Certain political forces in Greece that campaigned for ‘No’ at the referendum won’t be satisfied with the outcome of the negotiations so we should expect to see political changes, says Dr. Harry Konstantinidis of the University of Massachusetts.
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    Oil, ruble drop as Iran nuclear deal reached
    Oil prices continued to slide Tuesday with the Russian ruble as Iran and six world powers reached a conclusive deal on Iran’s nuclear program. The deal comes into force in 90 days after UN Security Council ratification.
  • Reuters / Christian Hartmann
    ‘Greece is colony of Germany and EU’
    Decisions taken in Brussels were without the participation of the Greek people, that’s why they are irrelevant. Greece has been basically mortgaged, says Leonidas Chrisanthopoulos, a former Greek ambassador.
  • Reuters / Christian Hartmann
    5 key points in landmark Greek debt accord
    Seventeen hours of talks, more than five months of tough negotiations between Greece and its international creditors… And a crucial accord seems to be found. RT explains the deal and what is in store for Greece.
  • People sit next to a board showing  exchange rates in central Kiev. (Reuters / Valentyn Ogirenko)
    ​Draft fiscal bills could ‘reverse progress’ in stabilizing Ukrainian economy – IMF
    The International Monetary Fund has warned Ukraine against the adoption of the new fiscal law package which it claims could “significantly undermine the progress” made in correcting the country’s “economic imbalances.”
  • President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin speaks at a press conference in Ufa. (RIA Novosti/Alexei Druzhinin)
    Putin: Where was EU when Greek crisis was evolving?
    The European Commission should have adjusted the economic activity of Greece before the crisis, Russian President Putin has said, adding that the EU shouldn’t have issued such high bonuses and loans to the debt ridden country.
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    iTech Capital becomes first Russian company to invest in bitcoins
    The iTech Capital venture fund has become part of a group that provided $20 million to the start-up BitFury. It hopes to use this money to expand its technology and business operations.