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    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender
    Aug11

    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

    Fighting raged Sunday in Donetsk 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 West and most of its domestic base, Kiev has...

    Photos August 10: Top images from around the world
    Aug11

    Photos August 10: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Take a look through, and let us know which you think are the best examples of the diversity of our planet. A supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw, Poland....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Donetsk Residents Flee Ukraine for Moscow
    Aug11

    Donetsk Residents Flee Ukraine for Moscow

    Residents in the rebel-held eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have packed their bags and are getting on a train bound for Russia. They’ve been at the mercy of Ukrainian forces and their intensified shelling — and they say they’ve had enough. …read more Source: The Boston...

    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...

    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:...

    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...