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    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...

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline
    Aug24

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian flag carrier Aeroflot will create a new low-cost unit after Western sanctions grounded its first effort to enter the market, the airline’s chief executive said on Sunday.”We will after all register a new airline,” Aeroflot chief executive Vitaly Savelyev was quoted as saying by Russian news...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    Ukraine Launches 24 Hour News Channel
    Aug24

    Ukraine Launches 24 Hour News Channel

    Ukraine is launching its first 24-hour English language news station, aiming to promote the country’s image abroad and counter what it claims is a Russian media campaign against it. …read more Source: The Boston...

    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 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 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...

    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...