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    The Dark Side of Russian Sanctions: Lessons to Learn
    Aug18

    The Dark Side of Russian Sanctions: Lessons to Learn

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting While the impact of western sanctions on Russia has been well documented, little mention has been made of the effects of the Russian embargo on western agricultural products. Russia in response to the sanctions has declared an embargo on agricultural products...

    Ukrainian Diaspora Must Jettison Right Wing Tendencies
    Aug17

    Ukrainian Diaspora Must Jettison Right Wing Tendencies

    Though World War II has long since concluded, the conflict still lives on for many in Ukraine and the country’s foreign Diaspora. For Kiev, which has been locked in a deadly stalemate with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the public relations stakes are high. While Moscow has sought to exploit the fact that some Ukrainians...

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A night-long artillery exchange in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russia-backed rebels claimed nine lives on Monday, casting doubt on the already shaky cease-fire. The fighting between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops in the country’s industrial heartland eased after a truce...

    After Bloody Weekend, Ukraine Cease-Fire Thrown Into Fresh Doubt
    Aug17

    After Bloody Weekend, Ukraine Cease-Fire Thrown Into Fresh Doubt

    Full-scale fighting could once again return to eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Despite 6-month-old cease-fire, Ukraine fighting rages
    Aug17

    Despite 6-month-old cease-fire, Ukraine fighting rages

    Fresh shelling between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops kills at least nine; talks keep breaking down …read more Source:...

    Kyiv, Moscow Trade Blame for Escalation in E. Ukraine
    Aug17

    Kyiv, Moscow Trade Blame for Escalation in E. Ukraine

    Kyiv and Moscow are accusing each other of fueling tensions, as fighting in eastern Ukraine continues to escalate. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denounced President Vladimir Putin’s arrival Monday in Crimea. In a Facebook posting, Poroshenko called the Russian leader’s visit to the Black Sea peninsula “a challenge to the...

    Russia Dismisses Iran General Visit as ‘Rumor’
    Aug17

    Russia Dismisses Iran General Visit as ‘Rumor’

    Russia is dismissing as “rumors” reports it hosted an Iranian general, despite a United Nations travel ban on such a visit. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said “all commentaries” on these rumors have been made and there is nothing he can add to what he called a “chain of suspicions” from his American colleagues....

    Soldiers, civilians killed during clashes in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    Soldiers, civilians killed during clashes in eastern Ukraine

    The fighting occurred near the port of Mariupol in the southeast and at rebel-held Horlivka. Meanwhile, Russian president Putin is touring Crimea. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia Burns Dutch Flowers Amid Netherlands’ Inquiry Into Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Aug17

    Russia Burns Dutch Flowers Amid Netherlands’ Inquiry Into Malaysia Airlines Crash

    A Russian crackdown on Dutch flower imports is seen by some as a response to an investigation into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    10 civilians killed in fierce Ukrainian clashes
    Aug17

    10 civilians killed in fierce Ukrainian clashes

    Ten civilians are killed in intense shelling by Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east of the war-scarred state. …read more Source: USA...