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    Eastern Ukrainians left without phone service as rebels seize telecom offices
    Mar01

    Eastern Ukrainians left without phone service as rebels seize telecom offices

    Pro-Russian separatists had warned they would seize businesses in areas they control unless the Ukrainian government ends a rail blockade that has halted coal shipments from rebel territory. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia-Backed Rebels Take Over Factories, Mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-Backed Rebels Take Over Factories, Mines in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russian-backed rebels are taking over scores of factories and mines in eastern Ukraine, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population. The moves announced Wednesday by the rebels came after a weeks of blockade of the east by Ukrainian nationalists and...

    5m users without phones as rebels  seize telecom firm in Ukraine
    Mar01

    5m users without phones as rebels seize telecom firm in Ukraine

    KIEV: A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country on Wednesday after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said. Pro-Russian separatists had warned they would seize businesses in areas they...

    The Best Business Reads of February
    Mar01

    The Best Business Reads of February

    At the end of every month, editors of The Atlantic’s Business Channel put together a list of the most insightful and interesting pieces of journalism about money and economics from around the web.This month’s picks include a broad investigation about work and labor—why some groups disproportionately fill certain jobs and why some...

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russian-backed rebels are taking over scores of factories and mines in eastern Ukraine, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population. The moves announced Wednesday by the rebels came after a weekslong blockade of the east by Ukrainian nationalists and...

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have seized control of 40 factories and coal mines. They also took over a major aid distribution center. …read more Source:...

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine
    Mar01

    Separatist rebels seize factories and mines in eastern Ukraine

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have seized control of 40 factories and coal mines. They also took over a major aid distribution center. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Djoko through in Mexico on return
    Mar01

    Djoko through in Mexico on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday. Djokovic has not played since his shock second round exit at the Australian Open in January, and showed signs of ring-rustiness before defeating Klizan...

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US
    Mar01

    Poland to extradite popular file-sharing site owner to the US

    Polish court decided, that Ukrainian Artem Vauiln, can be extradited to the US for copyright infringement charges. Vaulin operated a popular peer-to-peer filesharing website Kickass Torrents, he was arrested in Warsaw in July last year. “It is legally admissable to hand over the citizen of Ukraine, Artem Vaulin to US justice authorities,” the...

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    The blockade has raised the already high tensions in Ukraine, where a war between government forces and separatist rebels has killed more than 9,800 people in eastern Ukraine since April 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s government has spoken against the blockade, saying it hurts ordinary Ukrainians in the rest of the country by...