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    What’s Behind Russia’s McDonald’s Probe?
    Aug21

    What’s Behind Russia’s McDonald’s Probe?

    Four branches in Moscow are closed and others elsewhere in Russia are being inspected. What’s going on at McDonalds? The country’s food safety watchdog says the closures are linked to “numerous” breaches of sanitary rules. Others see a link to the current poor relationship between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine....

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine
    Aug21

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Thursday …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post …read more Source: CNY...

    Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post
    Aug21

    Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post

    Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination. …read more Source:...

    Explainer: Moscow’s Food War With West Could Hurt Russia Most
    Aug21

    Explainer: Moscow’s Food War With West Could Hurt Russia Most

    Moscow’s ban on food imports isn’t just punishing the West for sanctions, it is also punishing Russian consumers with higher prices. We look at how the bans hurt Russians most. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Red Cross jeeps cross into Ukraine from Russia
    Aug21

    Two Red Cross jeeps cross into Ukraine from Russia

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine aid convoy crosses border from Russia
    Aug21

    Ukraine aid convoy crosses border from Russia

    An Associated Press journalist saw two Red Cross jeeps heading to an unknown destination in Ukraine on Thursday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    How Putin’s Media Czar May Have Funded Brad Pitt’s New Movie
    Aug21

    How Putin’s Media Czar May Have Funded Brad Pitt’s New Movie

    The family of former Kremlin media chief Mikhail Lesin is apparently living quite large in Los Angeles. Their lavish Hollywood lifestyle, which has provided an entré into the movie business and has brought them into the orbit of the Industry’s biggest A-list stars, has some wondering where the family’s money came from. According to...

    Russia Is Closing McDonald’s Restaurants Over Health Violations
    Aug21

    Russia Is Closing McDonald’s Restaurants Over Health Violations

    Russian regulators are targeting McDonald’s restaurants in a crackdown that authorities say is a matter of food safety. But the closure of several Russian McDonalds restaurants and unscheduled checks of several others comes on the heels of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and Western countries over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine....