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    Here’s Why The US Doesn’t Want To Ban Russian Diamond Imports
    Aug12

    Here’s Why The US Doesn’t Want To Ban Russian Diamond Imports

    While Russia could face more severe sanctions as the situation in East Ukraine remains tense, Morgan Stanley analysts rule out diamonds from any future bans on Russian exports. In a new research note, Morgan Stanley analysts led by Joel Crane discuss various aspects Russian mineral exports. They point out that Russian state-owned diamond mining...

    Obama: ‘There Is No American Military Solution To The Larger Crisis In Iraq’
    Aug12

    Obama: ‘There Is No American Military Solution To The Larger Crisis In Iraq’

    President Barack Obama spoke on the situation in Iraq on Monday, reiterating that “there is no American military solution to the larger crisis in Iraq.” “The only lasting solution is for Iraqis to come together and form an inclusive government,” Obama said, noting the U.S. has “stepped up military advice and...

    Russian Intervention in Ukraine Is Likely, NATO Says
    Aug11

    Russian Intervention in Ukraine Is Likely, NATO Says

    As the Kremlin announced it had sent a convoy of humanitarian aid to Ukraine, NATO said there was a “high probability” of a Russian attack. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama Warns Russia Against Ukraine Intervention
    Aug11

    Obama Warns Russia Against Ukraine Intervention

    President Barack Obama on Monday warned against further Russian intervention in Ukraine, in his latest move to discourage Moscow from sending troops to prop up separatists under the guise of humanitarian relief. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Australia’s Abbott: Ukraine crash was murder
    Aug11

    Australia’s Abbott: Ukraine crash was murder

    Australia’s prime minister, Tony Abbott, has said the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine was mass murder. …read more Source: Miami...

    As Kyiv’s Maidan Square Clears, Regrets Remain
    Aug11

    As Kyiv’s Maidan Square Clears, Regrets Remain

    The last of the hardcore protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square accepted the inevitable Sunday and took down their last remaining canvas tents following scuffles and the burning of tires three days earlier. They are leaving but not without ill-feelings towards Ukraine’s new, post-revolution government. One of the protesters,...

    Obama To Poroshenko: Russian Intervention ‘Unacceptable’
    Aug11

    Obama To Poroshenko: Russian Intervention ‘Unacceptable’

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that any Russian intervention in Ukraine without Kiev’s consent would be “unacceptable” and a violation of international law, the White House said on Monday. Poroshenko, in a phone call, told Obama that there has been...

    Russia Embarks on ‘Humanitarian’ Mission in Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia Embarks on ‘Humanitarian’ Mission in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Peter Poroshenko is accepting the assistance, stipulating that Russia must work with the International Red Cross. …read more Source:...

    Australian Prime Minister Abbott: Ukraine plane crash was murder
    Aug11

    Australian Prime Minister Abbott: Ukraine plane crash was murder

    Australia’s prime minister, Tony Abbott, has said the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine was mass murder. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian convoy to bring aid to eastern Ukraine, Putin says
    Aug11

    Russian convoy to bring aid to eastern Ukraine, Putin says

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday that he was sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine on a humanitarian mission in which the International Committee of the Red Cross and Western governments were cooperating. …read more Source: Los Angeles...