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    Russian aid convoy resumes travel toward Ukraine
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy resumes travel toward Ukraine

    A large Russian aid convoy resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday, taking a road leading directly toward a border crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region. …read more Source:...

    Russian convoy, said to be carrying aid, goes off route
    Aug14

    Russian convoy, said to be carrying aid, goes off route

    By taking such a route, Russian appeared to be intent on not abiding by a tentative agreement to deliver aid to a checkpoint where it could more easily be inspected by Ukraine and the Red Cross. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Germany’s Economy Shrinks As Euro Zone Recovery Halts Amid Russia Sanctions
    Aug14

    Germany’s Economy Shrinks As Euro Zone Recovery Halts Amid Russia Sanctions

    Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and France again failed to conjure up any growth, snuffing out any signs of a recovery in the euro zone which is now also weighed down by tit-for-tat sanctions with Russia. Europe’s largest economy contracted by 0.2 percent on the quarter, undercutting Bundesbank forecasts that it would...

    Ukraine leader: Russia plotting “direct invasion”
    Aug14

    Ukraine leader: Russia plotting “direct invasion”

    Moscow says mile-long convoy of trucks suddenly rerouted toward rebel-held southeast Ukraine is carrying aid; Kiev suspects a very large Trojan Horse …read more Source:...

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear
    Aug14

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear

    The German state statistical office said that imports, supported by steady demand from domestic consumers, rose more than exports did, lowering overall output figures. Ukraine fears have only grown since the end of the quarter on June 30. [...] the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine on July 17 has ratcheted up tensions...

    Euro-Zone GDP Fails to Grow
    Aug14

    Euro-Zone GDP Fails to Grow

    The euro-zone economy stalled last quarter after 12 months of weak growth, underscoring concerns that the region is mired in a deep rut of high joblessness and weak consumer prices that could worsen amid tension in Ukraine and the Middle East. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear
    Aug14

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The shaky economic recovery in the 18-country eurozone ground to a halt in the second quarter amid fears over the crisis in Ukraine and softer trade and investment…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russian aid convoy starts moving again, appears bound for rebel-held checkpoint
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy starts moving again, appears bound for rebel-held checkpoint

    A Russian aid convoy resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday, taking the road leading south toward the rebel-held city of Luhansk. …read more Source: FOX...

    As France and Germany underperform, 18-country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter
    Aug14

    As France and Germany underperform, 18-country eurozone shows zero growth in second quarter

    Europe’s shaky economic recovery ground to a halt in the second quarter amid fears over the crisis in Ukraine and softer trade and investment. …read more Source: FOX...

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear
    Aug14

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear

    Europe’s shaky economic recovery ground to a halt in the second quarter amid fears over the crisis in Ukraine and softer trade and investment. …read more Source: Miami...