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    Ukraine-Russia Conflict Update: Ceasefire Violations Could Result In ‘Full Scale Armed Clashes,’ Says Russian Official
    Aug28

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict Update: Ceasefire Violations Could Result In ‘Full Scale Armed Clashes,’ Says Russian Official

    Russian authorities said Friday that Ukraine had again violated a peace agreement and warned that continuing violations could result in full-scale violent clashes, Tass, Russia’s state news agency, reported. Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin warned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to ensure that all Ukrainians followed the...

    How a Photographer Captured the USSR’s Dramatic Rise as the U.S. Economy Tanked
    Aug28

    How a Photographer Captured the USSR’s Dramatic Rise as the U.S. Economy Tanked

    Celebrating a country’s birthday or independence typically follows a well-known set of rituals, including fireworks, public festivals and passionate political speeches. Marking the occasion of a country’s collapse, however, is a trickier task, and one that Russians and citizens of the former Soviet Union confront each year on August...

    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

    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....

    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...

    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...