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    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust
    Jun09

    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust

    Yekaterina Ivanovna had just fallen asleep in her home here Saturday when a boom outside her door jarred her. Shells fall almost every night in this part of town, north of the city’s train station, according to residents. Ivanovna said she didn’t know where this one came from and was relieved it hurt no one. But there’s no...

    Obama Accuses Putin Of Wrecking Russia’s Economy For ‘Glory’
    Jun09

    Obama Accuses Putin Of Wrecking Russia’s Economy For ‘Glory’

    U.S. President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin June 8 of wrecking Russia’s economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun09

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. As VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk, even if peace...

    G-7 sets far-off goal to move away from fossil fuels
    Jun09

    G-7 sets far-off goal to move away from fossil fuels

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose turn it was to host the annual gathering, pressed for a commitment to “decarbonize” the global economy — that is, to eliminate most carbon dioxide emissions from burning oil, gas and coal. Burning fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide, which traps the sun’s heat and warms the atmosphere. The leaders...

    Russian-Backed Rebels Are Restarting the War in Ukraine
    Jun09

    Russian-Backed Rebels Are Restarting the War in Ukraine

    The “pincer” tank strategy has returned to the battlefields of eastern Europe. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin just made more revealing comments about his opinions of NATO
    Jun09

    Putin just made more revealing comments about his opinions of NATO

    In an interview with the Italian website Corriere della Sera, Russian president Vladimir Putin made revealing statements regarding his stance on NATO. In the West, Putin’s Russia is largely seen as acting downright aggressively towards Ukraine and Crimea, causing many eastern European countries to bolster their defense programs and act...

    Russia Rejects IAEA Report Over Crimea Language
    Jun08

    Russia Rejects IAEA Report Over Crimea Language

    Russia has refused to accept the annual report of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog because it asserts that a nuclear reactor in the city of Sevastopol is in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    East European Gays’ Long March Toward Dignity
    Jun08

    East European Gays’ Long March Toward Dignity

    Ukraine is the latest post-Communist nation to take the right steps. …read more Source:...

    Airlines profit but Europe, Latin America lag behind
    Jun08

    Airlines profit but Europe, Latin America lag behind

    Miami Beach (United States) (AFP) – As fuel prices drop and more planes fly filled to capacity, North America is leading the airline industry in profits while much of the world still struggles, officials said Monday.Airlines are projected to make $29.3 billion in collective profit on revenues of $727 billion in 2015, said Tony Tyler,...

    Ukraine says 7 soldiers die when truck hits mine
    Jun08

    Ukraine says 7 soldiers die when truck hits mine

    MOSCOW – Ukraine’s military says seven soldiers have died in eastern Ukraine after their truck hit a mine near the largest city in the war-torn east. A statement on the Facebook page for the military operation against the Russia-backed separatist rebels says the truck blew up on Monday near the town of Krasnogoryvka, about 15 kilometres (10...