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    Moves to dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ protest tents in Kiev spark clashes
    Aug08

    Moves to dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ protest tents in Kiev spark clashes

    Tensions flared on Thursday on Kiev’s Independence Square, the scene of street protests that toppled a Moscow-backed president in February, when protesters still camped there clashed with city workers who tried to clear away their tents.Tensions rise in Ukraine over military offensive …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Australia set to tighten Russia sanctions
    Aug08

    Australia set to tighten Russia sanctions

    SYDNEY – Australia is preparing to tighten sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday as he warned President Vladimir Putin against sending his troops into Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, ‘Step Back From The Brink’
    Aug08

    NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, ‘Step Back From The Brink’

    The head of NATO called on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border and warned further intervention in Ukraine would bring it greater isolation … …read more Source:...

    Smoke rises during clashes in Kiev
    Aug08

    Smoke rises during clashes in Kiev

    Protesters clash with pro-government forces at Independence Square in Kiev August 7, 2014. …read more Source: China...

    Moscow Bans Western Food Imports; Russian Quits as Ukraine Rebel Chief
    Aug08

    Moscow Bans Western Food Imports; Russian Quits as Ukraine Rebel Chief

    Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degre… …read more Source:...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday
    Aug08

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

    Stocks slumped on Thursday as investors worry about slowing global economic growth and worsening tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine.On Thursday:The Dow lost 75.07 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,368.27.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 10.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,909.57.The Nasdaq composite fell 20.08...

    Stocks decline on concerns about global growth
    Aug08

    Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

    Concerns about slowing global growth and the threat of rising tensions between Russia and the West pushed stocks lower on Thursday.The stock market started the day higher as investors mulled the latest earnings reports and an encouraging report on jobs. By mid-morning, though, the market had given up its gains. While stocks slumped, government...

    Ship with 18 Filipinos stranded in Delaware River
    Aug08

    Ship with 18 Filipinos stranded in Delaware River

    * Nikol H’s owner hasn’t paid bills * Coast Guard demands repairs * But crew getting food, pay PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — A Greek-owned cargo ship with an Egyptian captain, one Ukrainian and 18 Filipino seamen has been stranded in the Delaware River for nearly three months because its owner has not paid bills since April and...

    Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit
    Aug08

    Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit

    Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer said on Thursday. Moscow’s relations with the West are at Cold War-era lows over Russia’s actions in Ukraine....

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario — Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets, ballistic eyewear, protective vests, first aid kits, tents and sleeping bags to Ukrainian troops. Russia has...

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