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    Russia To Deploy S-400 Missile Defense System To Far East Region Of Kamchatka
    Jul28

    Russia To Deploy S-400 Missile Defense System To Far East Region Of Kamchatka

    Russia has deployed its advanced S-400 missile defense system to the region of Kamchatka in the Far East of Russia, said Pacific Fleet spokesman Roman Martov to pro-Russian news agency Tass on Tuesday. While the sparsely populated area is far from the increasingly hostile warzone of east Ukraine, it does host Russia’s Pacific Fleet of...

    Kiev and the rebels agree that Ukraine divided cannot stand
    Jul28

    Kiev and the rebels agree that Ukraine divided cannot stand

    Ukraine’s parliament, the Rada, gave its preliminary approval to a set of constitutional amendments that would grant special status for the oblasts of the Donbas region, and, it is hoped, end the rebellion that has rocked Ukraine’s eastern provinces… …read more Source: The...

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
    Jul28

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel. …read more Source: CNS...

    Pro-Russian Rebels And Ukrainian Forces Clash More Than 120 Times As Fierce East Ukraine War Rumbles On
    Jul28

    Pro-Russian Rebels And Ukrainian Forces Clash More Than 120 Times As Fierce East Ukraine War Rumbles On

    Russian-backed rebels attacked Ukrainian army positions and civilian areas more than 80 times on Monday night and in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to the Facebook page of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation group ATO. The group, which considers rebels factions from Luhansk and Donetsk as terrorists, says that it witnessed the...

    Crimean Tatar Leaders Cite Pressure On Eve Of World Congress
    Jul28

    Crimean Tatar Leaders Cite Pressure On Eve Of World Congress

    Russian investigators have summoned Crimean Tatar leaders ahead of a major world congress scheduled for Ankara this weekend in a move that has sparked concern that the authorities are trying to pressure the group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian ruble drops to past 60 per dollar
    Jul28

    Russian ruble drops to past 60 per dollar

    Moscow (AFP) – The Russian ruble on Tuesday plummeted past 60 against the dollar for the first time since March on falling oil prices, complicating the central bank’s efforts to jump-start the battered economy.The ruble reached 60.30 per dollar in early afternoon trading in Moscow after having lost two percent of its value on Monday....

    U.S. Slams Russia’s ‘Unpredictable, Irresponsible’ Actions In Ukraine
    Jul28

    U.S. Slams Russia’s ‘Unpredictable, Irresponsible’ Actions In Ukraine

    ​The United States says Russia “continues to fuel the conflict” in Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement signed in February in Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (QQQ, DIA, SPY, SPX, HON, TM, PG, BP)
    Jul28

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (QQQ, DIA, SPY, SPX, HON, TM, PG, BP)

    Here is what you need to know. Honeywell is buying Elster Group. The diversified technology and manufacturing company will pay $5.1 billion for Elster Group, a German-based energy and water business owned by the UK’s Melrose Industries. The Wall Street Journal says the takeover includes the assumption of $900 million in pension liabilities....

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
    Jul28

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) – Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel. The potential to help activists and scholars, Tufts professor Peter Levine says, outweighs …...

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
    Jul28

    Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate

    BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in… …read more Source:...