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    Clashes in Kiev as Ukraine moves to clear Independence Sqaure protest camp
    Aug07

    Clashes in Kiev as Ukraine moves to clear Independence Sqaure protest camp

    New clashes at the epicentre of Ukraine’s revolution which overthrew Viktor Yanukovych in February …read more Source: The...

    Fatalities as Ukraine tightens squeeze on Donetsk rebels
    Aug07

    Fatalities as Ukraine tightens squeeze on Donetsk rebels

    Fighting in the pro-Russian stronghold of Donetsk has led to several deaths, including one in the shelling of a hospital. NATO’s secretary general has arrived in Ukraine amid growing fears over a Russian troop build-up. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Special Report: How scams and shakedowns brought Ukraine to its knees
    Aug07

    Special Report: How scams and shakedowns brought Ukraine to its knees

    KIEV (Reuters) – Late last year, Ukraine’s consumer protection agency began filing lawsuits against Foxtrot, the country’s largest electronics retailer. By early March, Foxtrot faced at least 231 separate suits that demanded fines totaling more than $150 million. …read more Source:...

    Russia tensions with west over Ukraine hit Coca-Cola bottler and Adidas
    Aug07

    Russia tensions with west over Ukraine hit Coca-Cola bottler and Adidas

    Both companies affected by deterioration in Russia market, weak rouble and reduction in region’s consumer spendingThe world’s second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola drinks has become the latest company to be hit by the escalating standoff between Russia and the west, along with the sportswear maker Adidas.Coca-Cola HBC, which bottles and...

    Russia bans Western food
    Aug07

    Russia bans Western food

    Russia today (7 August) banned most Western food imports in response to economic sanctions imposed last week by the European Union and the United States. The decision, announced by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, affects produce from all EU member states, the US, Canada, Australia and Norway. The European Commission has described the decision as...

    Will Vladimir Putin ever back down over Ukraine?
    Aug07

    Will Vladimir Putin ever back down over Ukraine?

    Brinksmanship and fears of Russian invasion grow in Ukraine, where government forces are routing pro-Russian rebels against all the odds as Vladimir Putin masses troops on border …read more Source: The...

    Edward Snowden granted permission to remain in Russia for further three years as Putin bites back over tightened Ukraine sanctions
    Aug07

    Edward Snowden granted permission to remain in Russia for further three years as Putin bites back over tightened Ukraine sanctions

    Russia has granted fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said today. …read more Source: The...

    Montenegro to be affected by Russian sanctions
    Aug07

    Montenegro to be affected by Russian sanctions

    Montenegro, which previously joined EU sanctions against Russia, is now among the countries targeted by Russian counter measures.On Wednesday, Russia declared a one-year ban on import of some agricultural products from those states that imposed sanctions against it, or joined those measures. …read more Source:...

    Russia imagines a future without western foods
    Aug07

    Russia imagines a future without western foods

    As more details emerge of Putins plans to ban food imports from the EU, US, Australia, Canada and Norway, people took to social media to ponder their culinary horizons. The Moscow Times pick their highlights The Kremlin has banned a range western food imports including fruit, vegetables, meat and diary, in a tit-for-tat response to international...

    Russia bans Western food imports in Ukraine sanctions retaliation
    Aug07

    Russia bans Western food imports in Ukraine sanctions retaliation

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow imposed a total ban on imports of many Western foods on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days. …read more Source:...

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