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    Putin Prepares for Crimea Visit
    Aug12

    Putin Prepares for Crimea Visit

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will meet his top security officials on Wednesday and address members of government and parliament traveling with him on a trip to the Crimean peninsula a day later, the Kremlin said. A Russian convoy carrying food, water and other aid set off on Tuesday for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are...

    Do Trolls Matter?
    Aug12

    Do Trolls Matter?

    In media and social networks at home and abroad, the Kremlin has become expert at utilizing Internet saboteurs, or trolls, to promote its agenda. How are trolls used and why do they matter? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian humanitarian convoy will not be allowed to cross border, Ukraine says
    Aug12

    Russian humanitarian convoy will not be allowed to cross border, Ukraine says

    MOSCOW — A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Ukraine said it wouldn’t let the mission in because it isn’t being co-ordinated by the international Red Cross and could be a covert military operation. The neutral agency said it had no information on what the trucks...

    The Outlook For Germany In One Word: ‘Grim’
    Aug12

    The Outlook For Germany In One Word: ‘Grim’

    Confidence in Germany is crumbling. The ZEW investor confidence survey index plunged to 44.3 in August from 61.8 a month ago. This was much worse than the 54.0 expected by economists. To make things worse, the expectations index crashed to 8.6 from 27.1. This was the lowest reading since December 2012. Economists were expecting 17.0. “In...

    Ukrainian security says Russian humanitarian convoy won’t be allowed across border
    Aug12

    Ukrainian security says Russian humanitarian convoy won’t be allowed across border

    A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Ukraine said it wouldn’t let the mission in because it isn’t being co-ordinated by the international Red Cross and could be a covert military operation. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine plans to deny access to Russian aid
    Aug12

    Ukraine plans to deny access to Russian aid

    Some fear the aid shipment may be a pretext for sending in Russian troops …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says Russian aid convoy could be covert military operation
    Aug12

    Ukraine says Russian aid convoy could be covert military operation

    A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Ukraine said it wouldn’t let the mission in because it isn’t being co-ordinated by the international Red Cross and could be a covert military operation. …read more Source:...

    Russian aid convoy raises questions
    Aug12

    Russian aid convoy raises questions

    Russian media is reporting that a convoy carrying humanitarian aid is heading into Ukraine. CNN’s Will Ripley reports. …read more Source:...

    Russian Humanitarian Convoy Will Not Be Allowed Across Border, Ukrainian Official Says
    Aug12

    Russian Humanitarian Convoy Will Not Be Allowed Across Border, Ukrainian Official Says

    KIEV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday that it would not allow any Russian aid into the country if it was accompanied by the Russian military or members of Russia’s emergencies ministry. Referring to a big Russian convoy which Moscow dispatched on Tuesday with aid to Ukraine, presidential aide Valery Chaly said: “This...

    German ZEW confidence index sags on Ukraine fears
    Aug12

    German ZEW confidence index sags on Ukraine fears

    Germany’s ZEW indicator of confidence among professional investment analysts sagged to a 20-month low in August. …read more Source: Miami...