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    Are the New Sanctions on Russia Really Working?
    Jul30

    Are the New Sanctions on Russia Really Working?

    The EU and the U.S. announced new sanctions against Russia this week, with Europe banning a laundry list of activities and exports—no more pulsed electron accelerators or live Marburg viruses allowed—that the U.S. matched by expanding its sanctions across several sectors of industry. Short of Russian President Vladimir Putin halting...

    A Look at The EU’s New Sanctions Against Russia
    Jul30

    A Look at The EU’s New Sanctions Against Russia

    BRUSSELS— 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. The 28-nation EU, which is Russia’s biggest trading partner, is...

    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:...

    Sources: Russian Bank Subsidiaries in EU to Escape Sanctions
    Jul30

    Sources: Russian Bank Subsidiaries in EU to Escape Sanctions

    Russian bank subsidiaries based in the European Union will be exempt from EU economic sanctions designed to choke off finance for big state-owned Russian lenders, sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters on Wednesday. These sources said the exemption, which EU officials said they would monitor closely to avoid abuse, meant Sberbank and...

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions
    Jul30

    3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Three long-time Putin associates are among eight people who have been hit with new European Union sanctions, an official EU document showed Wednesday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    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...

    Some Ukrainian Rebels Vent Frustration with Putin
    Jul30

    Some Ukrainian Rebels Vent Frustration with Putin

    Western leaders may be Vladimir Putin’s biggest critics over the conflict in east Ukraine but the Russian leader is also facing criticism from some of the rebels they accuse him of arming. The European Union and the United States have imposed new sanctions on Russia because they say Putin has not done enough to persuade the pro-Russian...

    Rebels laying mines near MH17 crash site, Ukrainian official says
    Jul30

    Rebels laying mines near MH17 crash site, Ukrainian official says

    International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it. …read more Source: FOX...

    Mr. Putin Can Ignore Mr. Market
    Jul30

    Mr. Putin Can Ignore Mr. Market

    Anyone who hoped financial markets would take on the burden of punishing Russia for its Ukrainian adventures should think again. …read more Source:...

    Some Rebels In Ukraine Vent Frustration With Putin
    Jul30

    Some Rebels In Ukraine Vent Frustration With Putin

    By Aleksandar Vasovic DONETSK, Ukraine, July 30 (Reuters) – Western leaders may be Vladimir Putin’s biggest critics over the conflict in east Ukraine but the Russian leader is also facing criticism from some of the rebels they accuse him of arming. The European Union and the United States have imposed new sanctions on Russia because...