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    Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and vegetables in sanctions response; NATO fears invasion
    Aug07

    Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and vegetables in sanctions response; NATO fears invasion

    Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine.Obama: no need yet for more U.S. military aid to Ukraine Ukrainian forces advance in east as Russia, West...

    NATO chief flies to Ukraine amid Russian troop buildup fears
    Aug07

    NATO chief flies to Ukraine amid Russian troop buildup fears

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Ukraine on Thursday, amid growing fears of a major Russian incursion as the Alliance warns of a troop buildup at the border …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Obama: no need yet for more U.S. military aid to Ukraine
    Aug07

    Obama: no need yet for more U.S. military aid to Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday Ukraine did not need additional military assistance to help fight insurgents in the eastern part of the country but a Russian invasion would raise “a different set of questions.” Russia sanctions accelerate risk to dollar dominanceUkrainian troops cross into Russia to avoid fighting, talks...

    US, Ukraine concerned over Russian ‘peacekeepers’
    Aug07

    US, Ukraine concerned over Russian ‘peacekeepers’

    WASHINGTON : Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say they’re concerned about Russia’s suggestion that so-called Russian “peacekeepers” could play a role in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    US stocks rise despite sanctions, deal disappointments
    Aug07

    US stocks rise despite sanctions, deal disappointments

    NEW YORK–US stocks Wednesday edged higher despite new Russian sanctions against the West and amid disappointing news that major potential media and telecom mergers fizzled. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 13.87 points (0.08 percent) to 16,443.34. The broad-based S&P 500 was essentially flat, rising 0.03 of a point to 1,920.24,...

    MH17: Australia holds national day of mourning for victims
    Aug07

    MH17: Australia holds national day of mourning for victims

    MELBOURNE : Flags flew at half mast Thursday as Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine, a day after experts suspended the search for body parts. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russia to block US agricultural imports
    Aug07

    Russia to block US agricultural imports

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of products to be banned or limited for up to one year is to...

    Putin bans agricultural imports from West
    Aug07

    Putin bans agricultural imports from West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hits back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China...

    US, Ukraine Concerned Over Russian ‘Peacekeepers’
    Aug07

    US, Ukraine Concerned Over Russian ‘Peacekeepers’

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko say they’re concerned about Russia’s suggestion that so-called Russian “peacekeepers” could play a role in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    US Sanctions are Straining Russian Economy: Barack Obama
    Aug07

    US Sanctions are Straining Russian Economy: Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that US sanctions levied against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are working but that Washington would face a much different set of questions about how to resp… …read more Source:...

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