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    Bush seeks stronger US steps against Putin
    Jun09

    Bush seeks stronger US steps against Putin

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is warning Russia that if he becomes president, the U.S. will step up its actions to counter Vladimir Putin’s aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe, and seek to “isolate his corrupt leadership from his people.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Pro-Russian Separatists In Donetsk And Luhansk Now Willing To Remain Part Of Ukraine
    Jun09

    Pro-Russian Separatists In Donetsk And Luhansk Now Willing To Remain Part Of Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatist leaders in the contested regions of Donetsk and Luhansk are now prepared to remain part of Ukraine under a specially recognized status, according to Ukrainian media, a move which has full support from Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russian Tanks Roll Into a Marketing War
    Jun09

    Russian Tanks Roll Into a Marketing War

    Ukraine and China deride new T-14 to capture export deals. …read more Source:...

    Russia bans baby detergent from Ukraine
    Jun09

    Russia bans baby detergent from Ukraine

    The standoff between Russia and neighboring Ukraine reached new heights — or depths — Tuesday as health officials in Moscow announced a ban on baby laundry detergent made by Ukraine’s leading producer, citing what they said were violations of sanitary and epidemiological regulations. The ban is the latest in a … …read more...

    Jeb Bush’s Berlin Speech Puts Putin in the Middle of U.S. Presidential Politics
    Jun09

    Jeb Bush’s Berlin Speech Puts Putin in the Middle of U.S. Presidential Politics

    Jeb Bush is in Berlin Tuesday to take the Obama administration to task for not taking a harder line against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meddling in Ukraine, highlighting Russian strongman’s emergence as an increasingly prominent figure in the 2016 presidential race. …read more Source: Foreign...

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter
    Jun09

    At Home In A Donetsk Bomb Shelter

    When shelling started in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, some residents took shelter in their basements. What they thought was a short-term situation has now dragged on for a year. Petr Shelomovskiy of RFE/RL’s Current Time TV program visited one shelter where 40 people — nearly half of them children...

    Why Mariupol Residents Are Hungry for a Big Mac
    Jun09

    Why Mariupol Residents Are Hungry for a Big Mac

    In 1995, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman coined the Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention, also known as “McPeace.” The idea was that countries stable enough economically and politically to court a McDonald’s franchise share too many democratic values to go to war with one another. “People in McDonald’s countries,”...

    Ukraine fuel depot blaze under control, 1 person killed, three firemen missing
    Jun09

    Ukraine fuel depot blaze under control, 1 person killed, three firemen missing

    The fire at a fuel depot outside Kiev burned overnight and by morning had spread to at least 16 tanks. There was no longer any threat of the blaze spreading and emergency services were putting out remaining fires in the depot, a top security official said. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Men And Women Sleep Very Differently
    Jun09

    Men And Women Sleep Very Differently

    It’s time for us to add sleep to the laundry list of things men and women do differently. The team behind sleep analyzing app Sleep Cycle recently gathered data from 941,300 users in 50 different countries to learn just how much the world’s sleeping habits differ on a day-to-day basis — especially between the sexes. While many...

    Here Are 3 Good Things That Happened in the World This Week
    Jun09

    Here Are 3 Good Things That Happened in the World This Week

    Follow the news these days, and it’s hard to be an optimist. Ukraine’s ceasefire is a fiction. ISIS is capturing new ground and drawing new followers. The U.S. and China seem at odds in the South China Sea. The Greeks sometimes seem determined to stumble their way out of Europe. The list goes on. But with the real exception of...