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    IMF Says Western Sanctions Could Cut 9% off Russia’s GDP
    Aug03

    IMF Says Western Sanctions Could Cut 9% off Russia’s GDP

    Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9 percent of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Russia’s economy is showing signs of stabilization after slumping under pressure from Western financial sanctions and Russian counter-measures. Low international prices for its oil...

    Ukraine’s ex-PM announces creation of ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ in Moscow
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s ex-PM announces creation of ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ in Moscow

    Ukraine’s former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ and pushed for early presidential and parliamentary elections. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ and pushed for early presidential and parliamentary elections. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ and pushed for… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Ex-PM Sets up ‘Ukraine Salvation Committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Ex-PM Sets up ‘Ukraine Salvation Committee’

    Ukraine’s ex-PM announces creation of ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ in Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    Yushchenko Calls Gerard Depardieu ‘Misguided’
    Aug03

    Yushchenko Calls Gerard Depardieu ‘Misguided’

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko had harsh words for the French actor, Gerard Depardieu. Once considered a family friend, Yushchenko told RFE/RL in a July 30 interview that Depardieu’s pro-Russian attitudes have “debased his nation.” (RFE/RL’s Belarusian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine’s Summer of Discontent
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Summer of Discontent

    We have known for some time that Ukraine has serious problems that it is failing to address. The economy continues to contract, and living standards are declining, for starters. Some reforms are moving quickly, but they’re typically the kinds people don’t want, like rising gas prices. The reforms that Ukrainians really want, like...

    Opposition Party Office In Kharkiv Attacked
    Aug03

    Opposition Party Office In Kharkiv Attacked

    At least 50 young men, many in balaclavas, have attacked the former office of the Party of Regions in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea
    Aug03

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea

    In Crimea, some say prices have skyrocketed since the annexation of the Ukrainian territory by Russia in March 2014. RFE/RL spoke to people in Simferopol and Nikolaevka about the prices of things like fruits and vegetables and taxi rides. (Crimean Desk of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’
    Aug03

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has announced the formation of what he calls the Ukraine Salvation Committee. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...