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    Residents of Donetsk see no end to raging Ukrainian civil war
    Aug11

    Residents of Donetsk see no end to raging Ukrainian civil war

    DONETSK, Ukraine | When the streets of Donetsk are quiet, the supermarkets resound with the clatter of grocery carts and the rattling of cash drawers. Elderly women approach the register with mountains of vegetable crates, bags of flour, toilet paper, and jugs of cooking oil. No one knows when they … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine says it stops invasion; Moscow calls it fairy tale
    Aug11

    Ukraine says it stops invasion; Moscow calls it fairy tale

    Ukraine said it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale.” …read more Source:...

    Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea: report
    Aug11

    Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea: report

    The Russian news RIA Novosti says American actor and musician Steven Seagal has performed at a concert in the breakaway region of Crimea on a stage decorated with the flag of pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Europe’s Huge Failure Is About To Be On Full Display
    Aug11

    Europe’s Huge Failure Is About To Be On Full Display

    This might seem obvious, but it’s worth repeating: European economic policy has been a complete failure. By every measure, things have been a disaster for years. Nobody is doing anything right. This coming Thursday we get the latest European GDP report, and the prognosis is really grim. Here’s Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics...

    American actor Steven Seagal reportedly performs in Crimea
    Aug11

    American actor Steven Seagal reportedly performs in Crimea

    The Russian news RIA Novosti says American actor and musician Steven Seagal has performed at a concert in the breakaway region of Crimea on a stage decorated with the flag of pro-Russian separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events
    Aug11

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events

    The market went on a wild ride last week, ending with a big 185-point rally in the Dow that put the major indexes modestly in the green for the week. But thanks to elevated geopolitical risks, traders have got that risk-off feeling. “Risk aversion rules,” Societe Generale’s Kit Juckes said. “The Ukraine conflict shows no...

    17 Incredible Facts About Russia
    Aug10

    17 Incredible Facts About Russia

    Russia has been all over the headlines recently. Earlier this year, it was for the Sochi Winter Olympics. More recently, it’s because president Vladimir Putin has been flexing his muscles again, this time in Crimea. As the world’s eighth largest economy Russia can’t be ignored. The sheer scale of its pipelines, for instance, its...

    Ukraine Demands Rebels In Donetsk Surrender
    Aug10

    Ukraine Demands Rebels In Donetsk Surrender

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on the rebel stronghold and pro-Russian insurgents backed away from an unconditional cease-fire offer that they announced just the day before. With a string of military successes and broad support for its campaign from the...

    Israel, Palestinians Agree to New Gaza Truce
    Aug10

    Israel, Palestinians Agree to New Gaza Truce

    Israel and the Palestinians agreed on Sunday to an Egyptian proposal for a new 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting at 1700 ET, officials from the warring sides said. “Israel has accepted Egypt’s proposal,” a senior Israeli government official said, adding Israeli negotiators would return to Cairo on Monday to resume indirect...

    ‘FLATLINER’: Germany Is Now At Risk Of Pulling All Europe Back Into Recession
    Aug10

    ‘FLATLINER’: Germany Is Now At Risk Of Pulling All Europe Back Into Recession

    Italy is contracting after GDP shrunk by 0.20% in the second quarter. But Italy is not the only Eurozone economy with growth going nowhere. France is too. So is Spain. The only remaining star seems to be Germany, with a 0.8% growth rate in the first quarter, Eric Reguly from the Globe and Mail said. But even the brightest candles eventually burn...