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    Ukrainian inmates escape after rockets hit prison
    Aug12

    Ukrainian inmates escape after rockets hit prison

    Rockets slammed into a high-security prison Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. In the past week Ukrainian government forces have intensified their military operations and surrounded Donetsk, the largest city in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. The...

    Putin’s Propaganda Is Starting to Look Like a New ‘Expendables’ Sequel
    Aug12

    Putin’s Propaganda Is Starting to Look Like a New ‘Expendables’ Sequel

    Vladimir Putin has friends in Hollywood: washed-up action stars Steven Seagaland Mickey Rourke. Both made trips to Russia this past weekend, with Rourke visiting a swanky Moscow superstore and Seagal travelling to newly-annexed Crimea. The pair also joined in the Russian media’s propaganda campaig …read more Source: The New...

    Browder: Putin trying to keep nationalists happy
    Aug12

    Browder: Putin trying to keep nationalists happy

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine are designed to mollify nationalists and preserve Vladimir Putin’s hold on power, Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder said. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...