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    Wall Street opens lower on concern over Russia, nixed deals
    Aug06

    Wall Street opens lower on concern over Russia, nixed deals

    US stocks opened lower on worries of an escalation of the conflict in the Russia-Ukraine border and after two large merger and acquisition deals fell through. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine steps up attacks on rebel-held Donetsk
    Aug04

    Ukraine steps up attacks on rebel-held Donetsk

    Pro-Russian separatists battled to keep advancing Ukrainian government forces at bay in heavy fighting on the outskirts of Donetsk, the rebels’ main stronghold in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    IMF warning on interest rates and Russian crisis for some EU banks
    Jul30

    IMF warning on interest rates and Russian crisis for some EU banks

    Sharply higher interest rates around the world could combine with weaker growth in emerging markets to slice as much as two percentage points off global growth in the next five years, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    EU and U.S. announce new  sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Jul30

    EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The European Union and the United States yesterday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defence sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures mark the start of a new phase in the biggest...

    Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine
    Jul30

    Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 as a chance for Putin to distance himself from...

    White House: US reconstruction aid to go to parts of east Ukraine
    Jul29

    White House: US reconstruction aid to go to parts of east Ukraine

    Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk that the United States would provide almost US$7 million in reconstruction aid to parts of eastern Ukraine, including US$1 million in new support, the White House said. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Fighting complicates Ukraine crash probe, U.S., EU prepare Russia sanctions
    Jul28

    Fighting complicates Ukraine crash probe, U.S., EU prepare Russia sanctions

    DONETSK, Ukraine, (Reuters) – Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation yesterday as Europe and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict. At least 13 people were killed in clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels that raged in...

    Ukraine fighting prevents expert crash site visit
    Jul27

    Ukraine fighting prevents expert crash site visit

    Fighting around the site of the Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine prevented a visit by international experts, although Malaysia said separatists had agreed to allow in police and investigators. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukrainian city mayor Gerashchenko shot dead
    Jul27

    Ukrainian city mayor Gerashchenko shot dead

    The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk has been shot dead while the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West has been hit by fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of the 2018 World Cup over Ukraine crisis
    Jul26

    FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of the 2018 World Cup over Ukraine crisis

    Amid mounting criticism of Russia over the MH17 plane tragedy and conflict with Ukraine, FIFA rejects calls for the country to be stripped of 2018 World Cup hosting rights and says a boycott is no solution to the crisis. …read more Source:...

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