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    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...

    Deadly Fighting In Ukraine As Government Troops Advance Into Rebel-Held Territory
    Aug21

    Deadly Fighting In Ukraine As Government Troops Advance Into Rebel-Held Territory

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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. An Associated Press journalist saw two Red Cross jeeps heading to an unknown destination in Ukraine on Thursday after passing through the rebel-held...

    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...

    Ukraine Economy Minister Resigns, Cites Frustrations
    Aug21

    Ukraine Economy Minister Resigns, Cites Frustrations

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Pavlo Sheremeta announced his resignation on Thursday, voicing his frustration at not being able to push ahead with much-needed economic reform. Politically inexperienced, Sheremeta, 43, was appointed economy minister on February 27 in the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, days after former leader Viktor...

    Funeral ‘to Celebrate’ MH17 Victim
    Aug21

    Funeral ‘to Celebrate’ MH17 Victim

    The father of Liam Sweeney, who was killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster in Ukraine, says his son’s funeral will be a celebration of his life. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine Delays Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug21

    Ukraine Delays Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukrainian authorities have delayed the delivery of Russian aid to eastern Ukraine, but efforts are under way to allow the stalled convoy to proceed, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday. The convoy has been stuck at the Russia-Ukraine border for a week because Ukraine is worried that it could be used to deliver...

    More Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves Residents Scared
    Aug21

    More Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves Residents Scared

    Residents in the Russian speaking city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine survey the damages after the city comes under heavy shelling. For months, the city has been a rebel stronghold but as Ukrainian troops close in, fighting intensifies. This man was hit by shrapnel and taken away in an ambulance. Others cleared shards of shattered glass from their...

    5 Ukrainian troops, 2 civilians killed as fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops, 2 civilians killed as fierce battles reported

    Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...