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    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

    Russia is striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday. With Western sanctions threatening to tip Russia’s ailing economy into a recession and the value of the ruble taking a beating, the number...

    Ukraine closes in on rebel stronghold, urges civilians to flee
    Aug04

    Ukraine closes in on rebel stronghold, urges civilians to flee

    Ukraine said on Monday (August 4) its forces were closing in on the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk and urged the insurgents to let civilians leave besieged eastern cities as fears of a humanitarian crisis mounted. …read more Source: Channel...

    East Ukraine City Dying under Siege
    Aug04

    East Ukraine City Dying under Siege

    Residents say the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk is dying. The power grid was completely down on Monday, the city government said, and fuel is running dry. …read more Source:...

    Dutch plane takes more MH17 remains as Malaysians join probe
    Aug04

    Dutch plane takes more MH17 remains as Malaysians join probe

    A plane carrying remains of victims from downed flight MH17 arrived in The Netherlands on Monday (August 4) as Malaysian experts joined the international probe at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

    August 05, 2014 2:00 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russia is striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    World leaders mark outbreak of WWI
    Aug04

    World leaders mark outbreak of WWI

    August 05, 2014 1:37 AMLIEGE, Belgium (AFP) – World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    World leaders mark outbreak of WWI
    Aug04

    World leaders mark outbreak of WWI

    World leaders on Monday (August 4) commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians leave besieged cities
    Aug04

    Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians leave besieged cities

    Kiev urged separatist rebels in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Monday (Aug 4) to allow civilians to flee besieged cities, amid major power and water shortages. …read more Source: Channel...

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

    Russia was striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says hundreds of Ukraine soldiers seek refuge
    Aug04

    Russia says hundreds of Ukraine soldiers seek refuge

    Russia said on Monday (Aug 4) that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers had crossed over onto its territory to avoid fighting with pro-Kremlin insurgents in the east. Ukraine confirmed that some troops had gone to Russia, but denied reports they were seeking permanent refugee status. …read more Source: Channel...

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