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    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...

    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,...

    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: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK
    Aug24

    Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

    German chancellor Angela Merkel make a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has advocated a measured European Union response t… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Leader, Set to Meet Putin for Talks, Warns of Long Struggle
    Aug24

    Ukraine Leader, Set to Meet Putin for Talks, Warns of Long Struggle

    As Ukraine celebrated its independence Sunday, President Petro O. Poroshenko, who is to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in Belarus on Tuesday for peace talks, left little doubt that he saw Moscow as the source of the conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...