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    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...

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

    East Ukraine Conflict: Kiev 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 contested eastern Ukraine, the Russian news agency Tass reports. Lavrov’s contention, which follows a week of intense confrontation that left more than 15 dead and dozens wounded, counters similar...

    9 dead overnight in latest upsurge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead overnight in latest upsurge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    Jared M. FeldschreiberDONETSK, Ukraine, Aug. 17 (UPI) — Seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops were killed as a new upsurge of violence worsened between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: United Press...

    The Paradox of Time Capsules
    Aug17

    The Paradox of Time Capsules

    Construction workers prepare to lower a time capsule in 2004, to be opened in 2104. (Danny Johnston / AP) Few consumer experiences deliver a pleasure as pure as breaking a freshness seal. From instant coffee to children’s vitamins, there’s something quasi-mystical about being the first encounter a vacuum. A similar fascination fuels...

    Quadruplets born to German mum, 65, to leave hospital soon
    Aug17

    Quadruplets born to German mum, 65, to leave hospital soon

    Berlin (AFP) – Highly premature quadruplets born to a 65-year-old German woman three months ago are doing well and will leave hospital in a few days, media reported Monday.German commercial television station RTL presented what it called the first footage of Neeta, Dries, Bence and Fijon since they were born about at 15 weeks in early May....

    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...

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops were killed overnight Monday in eastern Ukraine as shelling from the warring sides intensified.The fighting between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops in the country’s industrial heartland eased after a truce was signed in February. But...

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    9 dead as shelling increases in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least seven civilians and two Ukrainian troops were killed overnight Monday in eastern Ukraine as shelling from the warring sides intensified. …read more Source: CNS...

    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...

    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...