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    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions

    The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced Thursday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Donetsk officials say 3 killed, 5 injured in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    Donetsk officials say 3 killed, 5 injured in east Ukraine fighting

    Donetsk City Council says three people have been killed and five were injured in overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city, as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold. …read more Source: FOX...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting

    Overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed three people and wounded five as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold, the city council said Thursday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin’s Popularity Soars to 87% in the Face of Adversity
    Aug07

    Putin’s Popularity Soars to 87% in the Face of Adversity

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has enmeshed his nation in civil war in Ukraine, faces international censure for allegedly contributing to the downing of a commercial airliner last month, and has been targeted by a fresh round of financial sanctions from the West. But Russia loves him all the same. In fact, his popularity among his fellow...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug07

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    REUTERS/Mark Peters/ECCC/Handout via ReutersIn this handout photo courtesy of the ECCC, former Khmer Rouge leader ”Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea (C) sits at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) as his verdict is delivered on the outskirts of Phnom Penh August 7, 2014. Good morning! Here’s what people will...

    Australian holds day of mourning for victims of MH17
    Aug07

    Australian holds day of mourning for victims of MH17

    Australia’s prime minister said Thursday that those responsible for shooting down the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine will face justice …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Obama: ‘Russian Economy Has Ground To A Halt’
    Aug07

    Obama: ‘Russian Economy Has Ground To A Halt’

    U.S. President Barack Obama said the Russian economy has “ground to a halt” as a result of U.S. and European sanctions. Speaking at a news conference August 6 in Washington, Obama said Ukraine’s weaponry was sufficient to fight separatists in the eastern part of the country. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Putin Hits Back With Own Restrictions
    Aug07

    Putin Hits Back With Own Restrictions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree imposing limits or bans on a range of agricultural and food products, as well as raw materials, from countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama Says Ukraine Doesn’t Need U.S. Military Aid
    Aug07

    Obama Says Ukraine Doesn’t Need U.S. Military Aid

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Ukraine does not need additional military assistance to help fight pro-Russian separatists but an invasion by Russia would raise “a different set of questions.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Urged to Save Energy as Russian Gas Shortage Hurts
    Aug07

    Ukrainians Urged to Save Energy as Russian Gas Shortage Hurts

    Residents in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities are having to cope without hot water after the government switched off communal boilers in residential housing blocks to save energy. This development comes amid growing fears about Ukraine’s ability to survive the coming winter following Russia’s decision in June to cut off gas supplies....