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    Reporting as the battle closes in
    Aug06

    Reporting as the battle closes in

    Nick Patton Walsh files a report from Ukraine ducking and whispering as the battle moves within blocks of his location. …read more Source:...

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city
    Aug06

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Air strikes and artillery fire between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops in the eastern city of Donetsk have brought the violence closer than ever to the city center, as Kiev’s forces move in on the rebel stronghold. The only buildings damaged in this industrial neighborhood were a warehouse, a...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine. Poland’s Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski had expressed concern Tuesday night that a renewed build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine’s border heightened...

    Polish PM Says Threat Higher For Russian Intervention In Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM Says Threat Higher For Russian Intervention In Ukraine

    ​Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says he has received information “in the last several hours” suggesting the threat of direct Russian military intervention in Ukraine is “higher than it was several days ago.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Threat of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has risen, Polish PM says
    Aug06

    Threat of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has risen, Polish PM says

    Russia has been conducting exercises near the border with Ukraine, raising concerns on the ground and in a number of Western capitals …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russians Blame Politics For Tourist Firms’ Collapse
    Aug06

    Russians Blame Politics For Tourist Firms’ Collapse

    The dropping value of the Russian ruble and low demand for holiday packages has caused several tourist companies to shut down in recent weeks. Speaking to Reuters on August 5 in Moscow, travel agents blamed the collapse on Russia’s internal and external politics, citing the situation around Ukraine as one of the reasons. (Reuters)...

    Ukraine Fears Hit European Markets
    Aug06

    Ukraine Fears Hit European Markets

    European shares fell sharply, amid renewed concerns over the conflict in Ukraine and the toll it is taking on the region’s economy. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Donetsk Rebels Defiant, Population Divided As Offensive Draws Near
    Aug06

    Donetsk Rebels Defiant, Population Divided As Offensive Draws Near

    As the Ukrainian government keeps up an antiseparatist offensive in the country’s east, rebels in Donetsk vow they will fight to the end in a city where local support for them is dwindling. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...