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    US stocks fall on correction fears, Ukraine
    Aug06

    US stocks fall on correction fears, Ukraine

    NEW YORK–US stocks fell sharply Tuesday in a sell-off analysts attributed to anxiety about a Wall Street correction and worries that the conflict in Ukraine could worsen. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 139.81 points (0.84 percent) to 16,429.47. The broad-based S&P 500 fell 18.78 (0.97 percent) to 1,920.21, while the tech-rich...

    How the Dow Jones average fared Tuesday
    Aug06

    How the Dow Jones average fared Tuesday

    Renewed concerns that tensions could flare up between Russian and Ukraine pushed U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday. Several traders pointed to news reports of a buildup in Russian troops on the Ukraine border and comments from a Polish politician that reportedly said Russia was poised to invade or pressure Ukraine’s eastern border as...

    US stocks sink on renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions
    Aug06

    US stocks sink on renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions

    Renewed concerns that tensions could flare up between Russian and Ukraine pushed U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday.The market had been moderately lower all day, weighed down by a disappointing earnings forecast from retail giant Target and a report on China that showed the world’s second-largest economy was slowing down.The selling...

    UNHCR: at least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis
    Aug06

    UNHCR: at least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis

    At least 285,000 people have fled their homes because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that intensified battles could lead to a “massive exodus”. Local Ukrainian authorities have … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    Polish minister says Russia wants to pressure Ukraine or invade
    Aug05

    Polish minister says Russia wants to pressure Ukraine or invade

    August 06, 2014 3:17 AMWARSAW (REUTERS) – Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski said on Tuesday Russia has gathered military forces at the border with Ukraine to either put pressure on the neighbouring country or to enter it. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Driving Down East Ukraine’s Dangerous ‘Humanitarian Corridor’
    Aug05

    Driving Down East Ukraine’s Dangerous ‘Humanitarian Corridor’

    For a few hours at least, the road leading west from the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk was meant to provide a sliver of security for desperate residents trying to flee the ever-encroaching figh… …read more Source:...

    UN warns of mass exodus from Ukraine
    Aug05

    UN warns of mass exodus from Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military called on insurgents in Donetsk, Lugansk and another frontline city, Gorlivka, on Monday to open corridors for several hours each day to allow civilians to escape. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Moscow May Force European Airlines to Fly Around Russia
    Aug05

    Moscow May Force European Airlines to Fly Around Russia

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev threatened on Tuesday to retaliate for the grounding of a subsidiary of national airline Aeroflot because of EU sanctions, with one newspaper reporting that Euro… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin orders response to Western sanctions
    Aug05

    Russia’s Putin orders response to Western sanctions

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered his government to draft a response to “unacceptable” Western sanctions over Moscow’s perceived backing of pro-Kremlin rebels in Ukraine’s volatile east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Sanctions may force Russia to raise taxes: Medvedev
    Aug05

    Sanctions may force Russia to raise taxes: Medvedev

    MOSCOW – Russia may be forced to raise taxes in next year’s budget to make up for the impact of Western sanctions imposed over Moscow’s Ukraine policy, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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