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    Russia-India Marching Ahead
    Aug27

    Russia-India Marching Ahead

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting As the United States and Europe increase their sanctions on Russia, unsurprisingly Russia is moving closer to one of its long term allies: India. America and Europe keep pressuring Russia to change its policy with respect to its support of separatists in Eastern...

    Troubled Bank of Cyprus posts 50 mn euros Q2 profit
    Aug27

    Troubled Bank of Cyprus posts 50 mn euros Q2 profit

    Nicosia (AFP) – Troubled Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender, said Wednesday it made 50 million euros ($66 million) net profit in the second quarter, its second successive quarterly gain after seven straight losses.For the six months ending in June, the bank made after tax profits of 81 million euros, following a 31 million...

    Russia Orchestrates New Offensive in Ukraine, Says US State Dep’t
    Aug27

    Russia Orchestrates New Offensive in Ukraine, Says US State Dep’t

    WASHINGTON—The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country’s east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere. “These incursions indicate a Russian-directed counteroffensive is...

    New Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate In Iowa
    Aug27

    New Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate In Iowa

    A day after Mitt Romney made comments that didn’t completely shut the door on another run for president in 2016, a new poll suggests he’d dominate the Republican field in Iowa if he does decide to enter the race. The poll, from Suffolk University and USA Today, finds Romney with a more than 25-point advantage over his closest...

    Putin Annexes Chessboard
    Aug27

    Putin Annexes Chessboard

    A match to decide the world chess champion may be unraveling over financial issues related to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Here’s How The World’s Richest Terrorist Group Makes Its Millions
    Aug27

    Here’s How The World’s Richest Terrorist Group Makes Its Millions

    ISIS is now the wealthiest terrorist organization on the planet, according to Foreign Policy. And the Al Qaeda offshoot has the ambition and perhaps even the organization needed to put its piles of oil and smuggling-related profits to work, as its several-hundred page-long annual report from this past March demonstrates. Some experts believe that...

    REPORT: The FBI Is Probing Whether Russia Hacked US Banks In Retaliation For Sanctions
    Aug27

    REPORT: The FBI Is Probing Whether Russia Hacked US Banks In Retaliation For Sanctions

    Bloomberg’s Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson report the FBI is probing whether Russia may be tied to hacking and theft of data at JP Morgan and another U.S. bank in retaliation for sanctions against its incursions in Ukraine. The banks reported the alleged hacks earlier this month, which they said resulted in large chunks of lost data....

    Poland Appeals to EU About Russian Sanctions
    Aug27

    Poland Appeals to EU About Russian Sanctions

    Poland has requested the European Commission’s help in keeping Russia from blocking Polish shipments of goods through Russian territory. The Polish Infrastructure and Transport Ministry on Wednesday said Russia was blocking some of its export shipments to Kazakhstan and Mongolia, as well as to other countries. Russia banned most fruit and...

    Russian-Directed Counteroffensive Likely Underway In Ukraine, U.S. Says
    Aug27

    Russian-Directed Counteroffensive Likely Underway In Ukraine, U.S. Says

    WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday new military incursions on Ukraine’s eastern border indicate a Russian-directed counteroffensive is likely underway in two Ukrainian towns. “These incursions indicate a Russian-directed counteroffensive is likely underway in Donetsk and Luhansk,” State...

    Ukrainian troops in ‘full, chaotic retreat’ as Putin opens ‘third front’ in stealth war
    Aug27

    Ukrainian troops in ‘full, chaotic retreat’ as Putin opens ‘third front’ in stealth war

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stealth war of attrition may be paying off. As evidence mounts that pro-Russian separatists are being supplied with new weapons from across the border, some Ukrainian soldiers are now refusing to fight. In Novoazovsk, a Ukrainian unit staring down tanks, artillery and infantry personnel responded to...