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    Ukrainian Artillery Destroys Part of Russian Military Convoy, Says Kiev
    Aug15

    Ukrainian Artillery Destroys Part of Russian Military Convoy, Says Kiev

    Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armored column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website. Separately, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian forces had tracked the Russian...

    Federal government’s terror sanction lists confusing and out of date
    Aug15

    Federal government’s terror sanction lists confusing and out of date

    The tangle of lists that Canadian banks and other financial institutions rely on to sanction terrorists, tyrants and other troublemakers are confusing and often out of date, industry players are telling the federal government. That report comes from Jim Bronskill of the Canadian Press. More from his article: The complaints have prompted a federal...

    Photos August 15: Top images from around the world
    Aug15

    Photos August 15: Top images from around the world

    Pope Francis poses for a selfie with young participants during a meeting with Asian youth at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject “inhuman” economic systems that disenfranchise the poor, pressing...

    Ukraine Artillery Destroys Part Of Russian Armored Column: Poroshenko
    Aug15

    Ukraine Artillery Destroys Part Of Russian Armored Column: Poroshenko

    KIEV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armored column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website. Separately, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian...

    Winter and Gazprom Won’t Wait: What The Geopolitics of LNG Will Mean for the People of the Ukraine and Europe
    Aug15

    Winter and Gazprom Won’t Wait: What The Geopolitics of LNG Will Mean for the People of the Ukraine and Europe

    As the crisis in Ukraine is escalating with the prospect of Russian military intervention, there is every reason to believe that Vladimir Putin will use other weapons at his disposal. Thus European nations are increasingly – and justifiably – worried about the impending winter months when Russia could ratchet up the pressure on...

    Stocks Drop After Ukraine Headlines (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, ACHN, KO, MNST, GILD)
    Aug15

    Stocks Drop After Ukraine Headlines (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, ACHN, KO, MNST, GILD)

    Markets have turned mixed after negative headlines out of Ukraine. Headlines from Bloomberg said that Ukraine troops “destroy” part of an armed convoy from Russia. The Dow is now down 14 points, the S&P 500 is up less than 1 point, and the Nasdaq is up 9 points. Bonds are also rallying, with the yield on the U.S. 10-year bond...

    NATO boss says alliance observed Russian incursion
    Aug15

    NATO boss says alliance observed Russian incursion

    NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the alliance has observed a Russian “incursion” into Ukraine, which Russia denies. …read more Source: Miami...

    Podcast: Putin’s Choice
    Aug15

    Podcast: Putin’s Choice

    The Ukraine crisis is moving toward endgame and Vladimir Putin has a choice to make. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy
    Aug15

    Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy

    Tensions ease as Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy, Red Cross hand out aid in rebel city …read more Source:...

    Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy
    Aug15

    Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — Russia let Ukrainian officials inspect an aid convoy on Friday and agreed to let the Red Cross distribute the aid around the rebel-held city of Luhansk, easing tensions and dispelling Ukrainian fears that the aid operation is a ruse to get military help to separatist rebels. … …read more Source: The...