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    Spacious Homes Become Soldiers’ Barracks In Pisky
    Jul15

    Spacious Homes Become Soldiers’ Barracks In Pisky

    The town of Pisky, near Donetsk, used to be home to some of the wealthier residents of eastern Ukraine. But as the Donbas region spiraled into conflict last year, rich and poor alike abandoned their homes. The larger houses, some worth millions of dollars, have now been appropriated by Ukrainian government forces. As they wait for the next clash...

    Suddenly, Wall Street is obsessed with something that used to be an after thought
    Jul15

    Suddenly, Wall Street is obsessed with something that used to be an after thought

    While the world was at peace — before the financial crisis, war in Eastern Europe, and chaos in the Middle East — Wall Street’s masters of the universe could keep geopolitics in the recesses of its mind. No more. Now global unrest has become the central worry of bank executives and hedge fund billionaires alike. It’s the new...

    Misha’s Mission Impossible
    Jul15

    Misha’s Mission Impossible

    The former Georgian president takes on Ukraine’s most corrupt region. He’s got his work cut out for him. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Lenin Out: Ukrainian Soccer Club To Change Name Amid Decommunization
    Jul15

    Lenin Out: Ukrainian Soccer Club To Change Name Amid Decommunization

    A Mariupol soccer club is looking for a new name as Ukraine begins to implement decommunization laws. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘It felt like the end of the world’ – how MH17 was brought down
    Jul15

    ‘It felt like the end of the world’ – how MH17 was brought down

    CHERVONYI ZHOVTEN, Ukraine — On the afternoon of July 17, 2014, Pyotr Fedotav and his mother, were working in their garden in the tiny hamlet of Chervonyi Zhovten, a few miles south of Snizhne, in eastern Ukraine. Suddenly, they heard a powerful blast and the earth shook beneath their feet, making them both fall over. See also: Satellite images...

    Kyiv Reports Highest One-Day Death Toll in Weeks
    Jul15

    Kyiv Reports Highest One-Day Death Toll in Weeks

    Ukrainian officials say eight soldiers have been killed and 16 wounded from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning, in a sign of intensifying violence between government forces and pro-Russia rebels. Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed by shelling and five others died in a land mine explosion in the Luhansk area, according to the National Security...

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking debt restructuring deal
    Jul15

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking debt restructuring deal

    OTTAWA – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk delivered a warning Tuesday to private bond-holders that the government “will do everything” in order to ease its massive debt burden. But at the same time he touted a newly minted free trade deal with Canada as a sign the country is open for business. His remarks came at the end of a whirlwind...

    Poroshenko Visits Troubled Western Region Of Zakarpattya
    Jul15

    Poroshenko Visits Troubled Western Region Of Zakarpattya

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has left Kyiv for the western region of Zakarpattya where deadly shootings between Right Sector and local police took place over the weekend. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine
    Jul15

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says eight troops have been killed and 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: CNS...

    E. Ukraine Faces Water Crisis
    Jul15

    E. Ukraine Faces Water Crisis

    The United Nations Children’s Fund warns up to 1.3 million people in battle-scarred areas of eastern Ukraine are facing a serious water crisis. UNICEF reports ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists are damaging or destroying water lines, leading to acute water shortages. UNICEF says more than 470,000 people...