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    Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open
    Aug28

    Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine gets major debt relief from creditors — except Russia
    Aug28

    Ukraine gets major debt relief from creditors — except Russia

    Struggling against Russia-backed separatists and a shrinking economy, Ukrainian officials said Thursday that they had secured major debt relief from the country’s creditors. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open
    Aug28

    Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open

    NEW HAVEN — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the Connecticut Open quarterfinals. Tsurenko lost in qualifying, but got into the field when top-seeded Simona Halep withdrew because of an injury. Tsurenko has yet to lose a set in the tournament. “I...

    Kyiv Accuses Separatists of Multiple Cease-fire Violations
    Aug27

    Kyiv Accuses Separatists of Multiple Cease-fire Violations

    Ukraine accused Russia-backed rebels of multiple cease-fire violations Thursday, a day after representatives of the two sides agreed to try to halt the ongoing violence by September 1. The headquarters of Kyiv’s “anti-terrorist operation” (ATO) reported that separatist forces in eastern Ukraine violated the cease-fire 54 times...

    Poroshenko urges immediate Russian implementation of ceasefire
    Aug27

    Poroshenko urges immediate Russian implementation of ceasefire

    Jared M. FeldschreiberBRUSSELS, Aug. 27 (UPI) — President Poroshenko stressed during his visit to Brussels that Russia needs to abide by the Minsk agreements and to implement the ceasefire in east Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Moscow’s Arctic Projects Left Out in the Cold
    Aug27

    Moscow’s Arctic Projects Left Out in the Cold

    Russia has big plans for Siberia. There, the Bazhenov shale formation is estimated to contain more than a trillion barrels of oil and nearly two quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas. But sanctions put in place in the aftermath of Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine, along with plummeting oil prices that have forced oil companies to cut capital...

    Russia Burns Food For BMW Racing Team
    Aug27

    Russia Burns Food For BMW Racing Team

    Russia’s agricultural oversight agency has reportedly burned 1.5 tons of food imported for a BMW car racing team taking part in an event in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Organization Launched To Support Russian ‘Volunteers’ In Ukraine Conflict
    Aug27

    Organization Launched To Support Russian ‘Volunteers’ In Ukraine Conflict

    A former leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has announced the launch of a support network for Russian volunteers who fought in the conflict and the families of those killed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware
    Aug27

    Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware

    As Russia’s economy heads into recession, its defense industry is one of the few that seems to be prospering. And that was made clear at Russia’s International Aviation and Space Show (MAKS) this week with the display of its military hardware. The recession, coupled with Western sanctions, has also meant courting customers and allies...

    Ukraine says seven government soldiers killed, 13 injured
    Aug27

    Ukraine says seven government soldiers killed, 13 injured

    Report comes one day after both sides in the conflict between Russia-backed separatists and government troops called for a ceasefire on Sept. 1. …read more Source: Toronto...