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    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season
    Aug28

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

    MOSCOW (AP) — Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine is asking Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season.Gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cut-offs of supply in the past, and one standoff in 2009 caused serious disruptions in gas flowing from Russia via Ukraine to the...

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Names Names
    Aug28

    The Daily Vertical: Ukraine Names Names

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices for Winter Season
    Aug28

    Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices for Winter Season

    Emboldened by debt writedown, Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season
    Aug28

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

    MOSCOW (AP) — Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine is asking Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season
    Aug28

    Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

    MOSCOW (AP) — Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine is asking Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season. …read more Source: U.S....

    Higher Prices Dent Putin’s Popularity
    Aug28

    Higher Prices Dent Putin’s Popularity

    Russians’ concern about rising prices has eroded President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings but these remain extremely high, the daily Vedomosti reported on Friday. It cited a poll by the Public Opinion Foundation as showing that 72 percent of Russians would have voted for Putin in August, down from 76 percent in May. Another poll,...

    Death Toll in Austrian Migrant Truck Climbs to 70
    Aug28

    Death Toll in Austrian Migrant Truck Climbs to 70

    The Austrian government says the number of dead found in a truck trailer full of refugees on an Austrian highway is higher than first estimated, with 70 or more victims now believed to have suffocated during their journey. Austrian Interior Ministry spokesman Alexander Marakovits on Friday told reporters that at least 70 people were found...

    Liu breaks China gold drought, Eaton leads decathlon
    Aug28

    Liu breaks China gold drought, Eaton leads decathlon

    Beijing (AFP) – Liu Hong won the women’s 20 kilometres walk on Friday to hand China its first gold medal of the Beijing world championships, as defending champion Ashton Eaton took control of the decathlon.The morning after Usain Bolt’s emphatic 200m win at the Bird’s Nest stadium, Liu gave home fans something to cheer...

    China finally gets gold when Liu Hong wins worlds 20K walk
    Aug28

    China finally gets gold when Liu Hong wins worlds 20K walk

    BEIJING (AP) — China finally earned its first gold medal of the world championships on Friday with Liu Hong leading a 1-2 finish ahead of teammate Lu Xiuzhi in the 20-kilometer walk.Despite the early-morning start, tens of thousands of home fans packed the stands in the Bird’s Nest to welcome home the walkers and cheer their first victory...

    As War Escalates, Ukrainian Volunteer Battalion Remains Sidelined
    Aug28

    As War Escalates, Ukrainian Volunteer Battalion Remains Sidelined

    URZUF, Ukraine—The vehicle yard at the Ukrainian National Guard Azov Battalion’s base here looks like the set of a Mad Max movie. There is a semi-truck tractor covered in welded black armor parked next to a fleet of busses, minivans, pickup trucks and hatchback Volkswagens all painted in camouflage patterns—some sporting bullet holes. The...