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    Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries, in response to latest sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries, in response to latest sanctions

    OTTAWA — Russia is responding to fresh sanctions from Canada, the U.S. and other countries with a ban on food imports for a year. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the ban covers meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from Canada, the U.S., the European Union, Australia and Norway. The move announced Thursday...

    Family, Friends Mourn MH17 Victims
    Aug07

    Family, Friends Mourn MH17 Victims

    4104 + file Nearly 2000 people gathered at a church in Melbourne to remember the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that was shot down in Ukraine last month. Friends and family wept as they laid wreaths for the 27 Australians killed in the crash. Australian Prime Minister tony Abbott. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Snowden Granted Asylum Extension— Here’s Why He’s Still ‘Very Useful’ To Russia
    Aug07

    Snowden Granted Asylum Extension— Here’s Why He’s Still ‘Very Useful’ To Russia

    AFP/Axel HeimkenA giant screen shows fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden (top) delivering a speech, on May 16, 2014 in the northern German city of Hamburg,As the world condemns Russia’s continued support for separatists in eastern Ukraine in the wake of MH17, Edward Snowden is asking Vladimir Putin for an extended asylum....

    Major hospital in eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk hit by shelling
    Aug07

    Major hospital in eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk hit by shelling

    Only the dentistry unit suffered damage, witnesses said, but it is one of Donetsk’s larger hospitals. …read more Source: Toronto...

    MH17: Kiev suspends crash-site ceasefire after recovery mission halted
    Aug07

    MH17: Kiev suspends crash-site ceasefire after recovery mission halted

    Netherlands said on Wednesday it was halting the recovery mission because of continued fighting in the region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Shelling kills 1 at major hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Aug07

    Shelling kills 1 at major hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine

    A mortar hit a large hospital in the troubled Ukrainian city of Donetsk Thursday, killing at least one person, as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold. …read more Source: CTV...

    German Economic Data Has Been Astonishingly Bad
    Aug07

    German Economic Data Has Been Astonishingly Bad

    REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachTwo traders talk with each other on the floor of the German bourse in Frankfurt on July 21, 1997.German economic data has been unquestionably bad in recent days. Earlier today, we learned industrial production unexpectedly fell 0.5% year-over-year in June, missing expectations for a 0.3% gain. This was the first...

    Russia Extends Ban On Food Products From U.S., Europe, Canada And Australia Over Ukraine Sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia Extends Ban On Food Products From U.S., Europe, Canada And Australia Over Ukraine Sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine — a sweeping move that will cost Western farmers billions of dollars but could also lead to empty shelves in Russian cities. The decision shows that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of bowing to Western pressure...

    Clashes In Kiev As Ukraine Moves To Dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ Protest Camp
    Aug07

    Clashes In Kiev As Ukraine Moves To Dismantle ‘Euromaidan’ Protest Camp

    KIEV (Reuters) – Tensions flared on Thursday on Kiev’s Independence Square, the scene of street protests that toppled a Moscow-backed president in February, when protesters still camped there clashed with city workers who tried to clear away their tents. The protesters set fire to heaps of tyres, sending clouds of black smoke...

    Undeterred, Russia wades into war of sanctions
    Aug07

    Undeterred, Russia wades into war of sanctions

    Moscow bans import of virtually all Western food in retaliation for U.S., EU sanctions, and threatens much harsher measures as Snowden reportedly granted residency …read more Source:...