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    Ukraine bars aid convoy from Russia
    Aug12

    Ukraine bars aid convoy from Russia

    Ukraine said it would deny the mission entry because it has not been certified by the Red Cross and could be a covert military operation. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...

    Ukraine Says It Will Block Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug12

    Ukraine Says It Will Block Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukrainian officials said they will not allow Russian trucks to cross the border after Moscow said it was sending a convoy to deliver humanitarian aid to besieged residents in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Russia said Tuesday it was sending 280 truckloads of relief supplies to residents of eastern Ukraine, who are caught in the conflict between...

    Ukraine says Russian aid can enter under scrutiny of Red Cross
    Aug12

    Ukraine says Russian aid can enter under scrutiny of Red Cross

    A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Kyiv said it would only allow the goods through under the close supervision of the international Red Cross. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    Russian Convoy Carrying Humanitarian Aid Sets Off for Ukraine
    Aug12

    Russian Convoy Carrying Humanitarian Aid Sets Off for Ukraine

    Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine set off on Tuesday (August 12) amid Western warnings against using help as a pretext for an invasion. With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there was a “high probability” that Moscow could intervene militarily in the...

    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...

    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...

    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:...