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    Russia’s Putin orders agricultural import bans in sanction retaliation
    Aug06

    Russia’s Putin orders agricultural import bans in sanction retaliation

    August 06, 2014 11:18 PMLONDON (REUTERS) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin’s press service said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Asian markets down as Ukraine conflict fears escalate
    Aug06

    Asian markets down as Ukraine conflict fears escalate

    HONG KONG–Asian stocks dropped Wednesday, following a sharp fall on Wall Street over fears of a market correction and concerns the conflict in Ukraine could escalate. Analysts cited comments by Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, who said Russia had increased its military presence on the Ukraine border, suggesting the situation could...

    Putin bans imports from nations imposing sanctions on Russia
    Aug06

    Putin bans imports from nations imposing sanctions on Russia

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday banned or limited food and agricultural product imports for a year from nations that have imposed sanctions on Russia over its stance on Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    From Syria to Ukraine, Social Media Opens Up Warfare
    Aug06

    From Syria to Ukraine, Social Media Opens Up Warfare

    In 2013, Eliot Higgins used videos posted online from Syria to track weapons and pinpoint a chemical strike in Damascus from a computer in the English Midlands. …read more Source:...

    Russia denies deploying extra troops to Ukraine border
    Aug06

    Russia denies deploying extra troops to Ukraine border

    Russia on Wednesday (Aug 6) denied US and NATO claims that Moscow has sharply increased the number of troops along the border with Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia restricts EU meat imports
    Aug06

    Russia restricts EU meat imports

    Russia’s food safety watchdog, citing disease outbreaks, announced fresh restrictions on imports of livestock and beef from southern Europe on Wednesday (Aug 6) – seen as a response to Western sanctions imposed over Moscow’s Ukraine policy. …read more Source: Channel...

    MH17 crash experts ask locals in Ukraine for help
    Aug06

    MH17 crash experts ask locals in Ukraine for help

    Foreign investigators at the eastern Ukraine crash site of downed flight MH17 are enlisting the help of local villagers in finding victims’ remains and possessions, the Dutch justice ministry said on Wednesday (Aug 6). …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia increases Ukraine border troops to 20,000: NATO
    Aug06

    Russia increases Ukraine border troops to 20,000: NATO

    Russia has increased its presence of troops on the Ukraine border to 20,000, from 12,000 in mid-July, creating a “dangerous situation” and stoking concerns Moscow could intervene in its neighbour by force, NATO said on Wednesday (Aug 6). …read more Source: Channel...

    MH17: 50 per cent of evidence collection done
    Aug06

    MH17: 50 per cent of evidence collection done

    SEPANG: More than 50 per cent of the evidence-collecting process for the probe into the ill-fated MH17 flight which crashed near rebel-controlled Donetsk, Ukraine last month has been completed. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Rebel-held Donetsk hit by air strike as govt forces close in
    Aug06

    Rebel-held Donetsk hit by air strike as govt forces close in

    An air strike hit the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine Wednesday, as government forces preparing to retake the city said 18 soldiers were killed in clashes with rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

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