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    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Russian authorities were not amused by the prank in support of Ukraine, where government troops are battling pro-Russian separatists. The LifeNews media site posted a video it says shows one of the protesters parachuting off of the building and landing in an inner courtyard. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Protesters have scaled one of Moscow’s famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Fighting outside rebel-held Ukrainian city kills 9 government troops
    Aug20

    Fighting outside rebel-held Ukrainian city kills 9 government troops

    A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk. …read more Source: FOX...

    Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow
    Aug20

    Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow

    Audacious vandals added a Ukrainian flair to one of Stalin’s “seven sisters” in Moscow’s skyline. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. MoreRebels in Besieged Ukrainian City Reportedly Being ReinforcedUkraine: ‘Dozens’ of Civilians Killed in Convoy’Turning Point’: Elders, Clergy Help to Calm Ferguson Protests NBC NewsSeeing Green: How Pot Delivery Apps Stay Above the Law NBC NewsTime Is...

    Ukraine’s dying rebel capital seeks normal life against the soundscape of war
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s dying rebel capital seeks normal life against the soundscape of war

    It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Testing Air-Defense Systems In Southern Astrakhan Region
    Aug20

    Russia Testing Air-Defense Systems In Southern Astrakhan Region

    Russia’s Defense Ministry said on August 20 that it is conducting more military exercises in southern Russia as fighting intensified in neighboring Ukraine between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Chinese, Russian Media Turn Criticisms Back on U.S.
    Aug20

    Chinese, Russian Media Turn Criticisms Back on U.S.

    (BEIJING) — Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington’s criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics. MoreRebels in Besieged Ukrainian City Reportedly Being...

    Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution
    Aug20

    Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution

    No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted by a financial crisis. It’s more than two decades since Japan’s...