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    Russian economy contracts 4.6% in second quarter: official
    Aug10

    Russian economy contracts 4.6% in second quarter: official

    [MOSCOW] Russia’s recession worsened in the second quarter as gross domestic product shrank by 4.6 per cent compared with a year earlier, battered by lower oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine, official statistics said Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February
    Aug10

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of carrying out the heaviest artillery attacks on government positions in six months and warned of signs the conflict was escalating despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine reports heavy tank battle with pro-Russians
    Aug10

    Ukraine reports heavy tank battle with pro-Russians

    KIEV: Ukraine on Monday reported repelling a rare tank assault by pro-Russian rebels that threatened to usher in a dangerous escalation to the 16-month war. President Petro Poroshenko said about “200 insurgents used tanks to storm” Novolaspa — a village half-way between the separatists’ de facto capital Donetsk and the Kiev-held...

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February
    Aug10

    Ukraine reports heaviest shelling by eastern rebels since February

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of carrying out the heaviest artillery attacks on government positions in six months and warned of signs the conflict was escalating despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine reports heavy tank battle with pro-Russians rebels
    Aug10

    Ukraine reports heavy tank battle with pro-Russians rebels

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Monday said it had repelled a rare tank assault by pro-Russian rebels that threatened to erase a shacky ceasefire and dangerously escalate the 16-month war in its breakaway east.President Petro Poroshenko said about 200 insurgents used tanks to storm Novolaspa — a village halfway between the separatists de...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister
    Aug10

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister

    Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna, Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchshyn told a briefing on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister
    Aug10

    Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold gas talks at end-August – Ukraine minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna, Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchshyn told a briefing on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Aug10

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Nurly Zhol Connects Continents Kazakh transport workers celebrated their professional day on Aug. 2. On the eve of the big day, The Astana Times talked to Askar Mamin, chairman of the Kazlogistics transport workers union and president of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy...

    Four OSCE vehicles torched in Donetsk
    Aug10

    Four OSCE vehicles torched in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine: OSCE observers based in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine said on Sunday that four of their vehicles were torc …read more Source: The News...

    Tennis: Retirement not on Nadal radar
    Aug10

    Tennis: Retirement not on Nadal radar

    MONTREAL (AFP) – Rafael Nadal insisted Sunday that retirement is not on his mind despite a year in which he was dethroned as French Open champion and saw his ranking slip to its lowest in a decade.The 29-year-old former world number one and 14-time major winner said that he will hang up his racquet only when he has lost the thrill of...

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