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    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker
    Aug19

    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors are asking a court to send a Ukrainian filmmaker to prison for 23 years on charges of conspiracy to commit… …read more Source:...

    Russia sends Estonian security officer to prison for spying
    Aug19

    Russia sends Estonian security officer to prison for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian security service officer to 15 years in prison for spying in a case that Estonian officials dismissed as revenge for the man’s investigation into a Russian smuggling ring.Estonia says that the officer, Eston Kohver, was abducted by unknown gunmen and taken across the Russian...

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline
    Aug19

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits.Carlsberg, which had previously forecast single-digit growth in operating profit in 2015, said Wednesday it now expects a slight decline, citing “challenging market...

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline
    Aug19

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits. …read more Source: U.S....

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline
    Aug19

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits. …read more Source: CNS...

    Fresh Fighting In Pisky, Eastern Ukraine
    Aug19

    Fresh Fighting In Pisky, Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian government forces traded fire with Russian-backed separatists in the village of Pisky, near the rebel-held city of Donetsk, late on August 18. The clash took place amid escalating violence in recent days along the front lines in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field
    Aug19

    Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field

    BEIJING (AP) — Sebastian Coe has won a four-year term as president of the governing body for track and field, beating Sergei Bubka in an election Wednesday and given the mandate to restore the image of the IAAF amid a doping controversy.The 58-year-old Coe won the election by 115 votes to 92 and will replace Lamine Diack, who stood down after 16...

    How Russia Hides Its Dead Soldiers
    Aug19

    How Russia Hides Its Dead Soldiers

    As fighting flares with no end in sight, Kiev makes its casualties public, Moscow does not. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko To Meet With European Leaders Next Week On Minsk Deal
    Aug19

    Poroshenko To Meet With European Leaders Next Week On Minsk Deal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet with the leaders of France and Germany next week to discuss an upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine that has cast doubts on a cease-fire deal between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Increased Attacks
    Aug19

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Increased Attacks

    Ukrainian and Russian officials have blamed each other for the sharp escalation in violence that has occurred in recent days along the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...