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    A look at the EU’s new sanctions against Russia
    Jul30

    A look at the EU’s new sanctions against Russia

    The European Union’s sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country’s ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come as a warning shot to convince Moscow to change its Ukraine policies or face even tougher penalties. …read more Source: Miami...

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions
    Jul30

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

    The other five people targeted by the new EU sanctions, which go into effect immediately, include the first deputy chief of staff of the Russian presidential administration and three pro-Russian officials in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. Three companies were also subjected to EU restrictions, including the subsidiary of a Russian state-owned...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Violating Intermediate-Range Missile Treaty With US, Washington Claims
    Jul30

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia Violating Intermediate-Range Missile Treaty With US, Washington Claims

    Russia is in violation of a treaty with the U.S. that prohibits the possession or production of intermediate-range ground-launched cruise missiles, Washington said Wednesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions
    Jul30

    EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions

    An official European Union document shows three long-time Putin cronies are among eight people who have been hit with new EU sanctions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Defiant in Face of Sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia Defiant in Face of Sanctions

    Russia reacted with defiance to the decisions by the U.S. and EU to impose the harshest sanctions yet on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities around air crash site in eastern Ukraine
    Jul30

    UN chief calls for immediate halt to hostilities around air crash site in eastern Ukraine

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an immediate halt to hostilities around the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine to allow unimpeded access for international investigators. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine government battles pro-Russia activists
    Jul30

    Ukraine government battles pro-Russia activists

    …read more Source: USA...

    Victims’ relatives frustrated as clashes prevent access to jet crash site
    Jul30

    Victims’ relatives frustrated as clashes prevent access to jet crash site

    Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site — deepening frustration for victims’ relatives and the governments whose citizens died. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly
    Jul30

    Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

    MOSCOW — U.S. and European sanctions against Russia’s energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.The U.S. and European Union released details Wednesday of new sanctions aimed at hurting...

    Ukraine: Clashes Prevent Visit to Jet Debris Site
    Jul30

    Ukraine: Clashes Prevent Visit to Jet Debris Site

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields — deepening frustration for victims’ relatives and...