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    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:...

    Moscow warns EU sanctions will hamper cooperation, raps US over Ukraine role
    Jul26

    Moscow warns EU sanctions will hamper cooperation, raps US over Ukraine role

    Russia reacted angrily today to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukrainian city mayor shot dead
    Jul26

    Ukrainian city mayor 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...

    Moscow condemns EU sanctions, raps US over Ukraine role
    Jul26

    Moscow condemns EU sanctions, raps US over Ukraine role

    Russia reacted angrily today to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    EU edges to economic sanctions  on Russia but narrows scope
    Jul26

    EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

    BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. The EU also imposed travel bans and asset freezes on the chiefs of Russia’s FSB security service and...

    Obama, Netherlands’ Rutte agree  more sanctions needed on Russia
    Jul25

    Obama, Netherlands’ Rutte agree more sanctions needed on Russia

    WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte yesterday and the White House said both agreed on the need to impose more sanctions on Russia for continuing to arm pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. According to a White House statement, the two leaders said Russia still had not...

    US says Russia firing across border at Ukraine
    Jul25

    US says Russia firing across border at Ukraine

    The United States has claimed that Russia was firing artillery across the border into Ukraine to target Ukrainian military positions in the conflict against pro-Russian separatists, charges denied by representatives of the country. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory
    Jul24

    Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territory

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Kiev said two of its fighter jets were shot down over the rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine yesterday, and the missiles that brought them down might have been fired from Russia. A spokesman for Ukraine’s military operations said the planes were shot down near Savur Mogila, not far from where a Malaysian...

    Apple pushes S&P 500 to record close as Boeing hits Dow
    Jul24

    Apple pushes S&P 500 to record close as Boeing hits Dow

    US stocks ended mostly higher today, with the S&P 500 closing at a record on Apple’s bullish results, though Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market’s gains in check. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

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