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    East Ukraine Conflict: Ukraine Stoking Donbas War, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Claims
    Aug17

    East Ukraine Conflict: Ukraine Stoking Donbas War, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Claims

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Ukraine’s military was preparing a new offensive against Russian-backed rebels in the contested region of east Ukraine, according to a report from the pro-Russian Tass news agency. Lavrov’s contention, which follows one week of intense confrontation between both sides that have...

    Shelling Hits Outskirts Of Donetsk
    Aug17

    Shelling Hits Outskirts Of Donetsk

    In eastern Ukraine, artillery shells rained down on homes on the outskirts of Donetsk. The area was under control of Russia-backed separatists, but it was not clear who fired amid the increasingly heavy barrages with Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Seizes More Territory in Ukraine, Eastern Europe with ‘Incremental’ Strategy
    Aug17

    Russia Seizes More Territory in Ukraine, Eastern Europe with ‘Incremental’ Strategy

    Fighting has escalated in Ukraine six months after a ceasefire was supposed to end hostilities, raising fears that Russian-backed separatists… …read more Source:...

    The Russian ruble just plunged to a 6-month low
    Aug17

    The Russian ruble just plunged to a 6-month low

    The ruble fell to a 6-month low against the dollar. On Monday, the Russian currency dropped below 65 per dollar for the first time since February. The ruble is currently trading around 65.5, and got down as low as 65.7 earlier in the day, according to Bloomberg data. To date, the ruble has tumbled approximately 25% since its peak in mid-May. The...

    The 5 most intense risks looming over the global economy right now
    Aug17

    The 5 most intense risks looming over the global economy right now

    Security and political risks have the potential to upset the global economic status quo. However, the likeliness of these risks, as well as the degree to which they can shake things up, varies greatly. Taking that into account, the Economist Intelligence Unit put together a list of the top five “risk scenarios” that “might...

    9 Dead in Uptick of Violence in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 Dead in Uptick of Violence in Eastern Ukraine

    At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine.The military conflict between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops in the country’s industrial heartland has largely subdued after an… …read more Source:...

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine.The military conflict between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops in the country’s industrial heartland has largely subdued after an armistice was signed in February. But despite the...

    7 civilians, 2 troops dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    7 civilians, 2 troops dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine

    At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead in uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the latest uptick of violence in eastern Ukraine.The… …read more Source:...