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    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says
    Aug24

    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The German government remains optimistic in its outlook for Europe’s biggest economy, despite negative growth in the second quarter, the weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday.For the whole of 2014, the German economy could even notch up faster growth than the 1.8 percent it is currently predicting, the magazine said,...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    A local man tramples and wipes his feet on the Ukrainian flag in a central square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine has retaken control of much of its eastern territo… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east

    Armored vehicles and soldiers parade in Kiev in a defiant national day display of military power. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk
    Aug24

    Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk

    Pro-Russian separatists marched dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the eastern rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday in a parade meant to counter Independence Day celebrations in Kyiv. Some bandaged, some limping, the men were marched up one of Donetsk’s main streets and past the remains of Ukrainian armored personnel carriers...

    Separatists Put Ukrainian Captives on Show in Rebel Stronghold
    Aug24

    Separatists Put Ukrainian Captives on Show in Rebel Stronghold

    Pro-Russian separatists marched dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the eastern rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday in a parade meant to counter Independence Day celebrations in Kiev. Some bandaged, some limping, the men were marched up one of Donetsk’s main streets and past the remains of Ukrainian armoured personnel carriers...

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. Sunday’s rival...

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk
    Aug24

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk

    As armoured vehicles rumbled through downtown Kyiv in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded prisoners of war down the streets of Donetsk and displayed wreckage of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks.Sunday’s rival...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration
    Aug24

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration

    As Ukrainians celebrated their country’s independence, pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk staged a counter-parade to delight in the death and imprisonment of Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Parades Military Might
    Aug24

    Ukraine Parades Military Might

    Soldiers, rockets and armored vehicles paraded through central Kiev, some of them on their way east to fight pro-Russian rebels, as Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day in the midst of war. …read more Source: The Wall Street...