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    Study: Russian, Ukrainian Economic Competitiveness Dropped
    May28

    Study: Russian, Ukrainian Economic Competitiveness Dropped

    According to a global ranking, Russia and Ukraine have seen their economic competitiveness plummet over the past year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden
    May28

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

    Dresden (Germany) (AFP) – Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone’s minds. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada,...

    Sevilla retains title as Dnipro player collapses
    May28

    Sevilla retains title as Dnipro player collapses

    Sevilla made European football history Wednesday by becoming the first club to win the continent’s second-tier competition four times, beating Dnipro 3-2 in a final marred by the late collapse of one of the Ukrainian’s side’s players. …read more Source:...

    Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine
    May28

    Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine

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    Russia using mobile crematoriums to hide its Ukraine dead
    May28

    Russia using mobile crematoriums to hide its Ukraine dead

    Russia is so desperate to hide its military involvement in Ukraine that it has brought in mobile crematoriums to destroy the bodies of its war dead, say U.S. lawmakers who traveled to the war-torn country this spring. The U.S. and NATO have long maintained that thousands of Russian troops are fighting alongside separatists inside eastern Ukraine,...

    YouTube and Google Help Researchers Gauge Russia’s Presence in Ukraine
    May28

    YouTube and Google Help Researchers Gauge Russia’s Presence in Ukraine

    The independent report came as Europeans nations were preparing to vote on whether to ease or maintain economic sanctions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Canada bars Russia from meeting about weapons of mass destruction
    May28

    Canada bars Russia from meeting about weapons of mass destruction

    Russia has promised to retaliate for Canada’s “hostile actions” after a Russian delegation was blocked from attending an international conference in Ottawa this week aimed at stopping the spread of weapons of mass destruction. The Conservative government was not immediately commenting on its decision to bar the two Russian officials, which...

    Joseph Biden: Ending Ukraine war a key test for U.S., Europe
    May28

    Joseph Biden: Ending Ukraine war a key test for U.S., Europe

    Joseph R. Biden said Wednesday that ending the Russia-Ukraine conflict is a key test of U.S. and European leadership for this generation — but specialists say the vice president laid out no new American strategy for countering Russian aggression, and the Obama administration seems content on staying the course with … …read more...

    Biden opens door to lethal aid for Ukraine
    May28

    Biden opens door to lethal aid for Ukraine

    Vice President Biden on Wednesday raised the possibility of providing lethal arms to Ukraine, calling the issue a “debate worth having.””Much of the debate in Washington has been focused on whether we should provide additional defensive… …read more Source: The...

    Russia Masses Military On Ukraine Border: Report
    May28

    Russia Masses Military On Ukraine Border: Report

    By Maria Tsvetkova KHUTOR CHKALOVA, Russia, May 27 (Reuters) – Russia’s army is massing troops and hundreds of pieces of weaponry including mobile rocket launchers, tanks and artillery at a makeshift base near the border with Ukraine, a Reuters reporter saw this week. Many of the vehicles have number plates and identifying marks...