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    Russian journalists attacked while investigating soldier burials
    Aug28

    Russian journalists attacked while investigating soldier burials

    Several Russian journalists say they were attacked while investigating the suspected secret burials of soldiers believed to have been killed in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    With Romanian Gas, Moldova Seeks Energy Independence From Russia
    Aug28

    With Romanian Gas, Moldova Seeks Energy Independence From Russia

    Moldova took a small but symbolic step Wednesday toward easing its reliance on Russian gas imports when it inaugurated a pipeline that will start to bring in gas next week from Romania. With fears mounting of a winter cut-off in gas supplies to Europe from Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, the prime ministers of Moldova and European Union...

    New Front In Southeast Ukraine; West Accuses Russia
    Aug28

    New Front In Southeast Ukraine; West Accuses Russia

    Ukrainian and separatist forces clashed Wednesday around the Sea of Azov port town of Novoazovsk, on the southern end of separatist territory just eight miles from the Russian border. NATO, the United States and Ukraine have all accused Russia of leading an offensive in eastern Ukraine that has opened up a new, troubling front in the conflict....

    New Russian offensive opens 3rd front: Ukraine
    Aug28

    New Russian offensive opens 3rd front: Ukraine

    The Russian attack in an unbreached part of eastern Ukraine is causing panic and retreat. The NYT reports. …read more Source:...

    Battle for Southeastern Ukraine Heats Up
    Aug28

    Battle for Southeastern Ukraine Heats Up

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are seeking to create a...

    Sanctions Problematic for Foreign Executives, Their Russian Firms
    Aug28

    Sanctions Problematic for Foreign Executives, Their Russian Firms

    Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis could force some executives at Russian firms with foreign passports to give up certain duties, complicating life at the top of some of the country’s largest companies. U.S. and European Union sanctions bar some major Russian firms from raising new Western financing of more than 90 days. They also...

    Pro-Russian separatists seize territory along Ukraine coastline
    Aug28

    Pro-Russian separatists seize territory along Ukraine coastline

    Bold offensive could represent attempt to create a land link between Russia and Crimea …read more Source:...

    Tirelessly Reporting the Human Side of the War
    Aug28

    Tirelessly Reporting the Human Side of the War

    Gaza Strip, August 2014 Photo credit: Gabriele Micalizzi/CesuraTruce proposal. According to the latest news released from Al Jazeera and the Wall Street Journal, Hamas has agreed to a long-term cease fire deal in its seven-week war with Israel. Egyptians mediators have been the main actors for the talks between the two sides. Benjamin Netanyahu,...

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up
    Aug28

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up

    Smoke rises after shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine’s far southeast after what … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Troubled Bank of Cyprus posts 50 mn euros Q2 profit
    Aug27

    Troubled Bank of Cyprus posts 50 mn euros Q2 profit

    Nicosia (AFP) – Troubled Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender, said Wednesday it made 50 million euros ($66 million) net profit in the second quarter, its second successive quarterly gain after seven straight losses.For the six months ending in June, the bank made after tax profits of 81 million euros, following a 31 million...