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    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    MOSCOW (AP) Protesters have scaled one of Moscow’s famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine.They also attached a yellow and blue Ukrainian flag to the top of the 176-meter… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops
    Aug20

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk.Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg
    Aug20

    Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Beer sales in Russia, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries are down and expected to keep falling as political tensions weigh on the region’s economy, brewer Carlsberg said Wednesday.The Danish company… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam.The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government’s effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk
    Aug19

    Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk

    MOSCOW (AP) Kremlin: Putin to meet with Ukrainian president and EU officials at Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home
    Aug19

    Remains of Malaysian MH17 victims to be flown home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysia’s defense minister says the remains of at least 16 people killed when a jetliner was shot down over Ukraine last month will be returned to Malaysia this week.All 298 people onboard died when… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city
    Aug19

    Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian officials and military commanders say the government has captured swathes of another town near the key rebel-held stronghold.Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a Facebook post on Tuesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid
    Aug19

    US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid

    NEW YORK (AP) Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine.Dollar… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
    Aug19

    How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    Stocks climbed on Monday after a bidding contest erupted for discount retailer Family Dollar and as concerns eased about the situation in Ukraine.On Monday:The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175.83 points, or 1.1 percent, to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps
    Aug19

    US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps

    NEW YORK (AP) A bidding contest for a discount retailer and easing concerns about Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 175 points, or 1.1 percent, to close at 16,838 Monday.The Standard… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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