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    Quora Question: What Are the Top Survival Tips in a Warzone for a Fresh Recruit?
    Jul31

    Quora Question: What Are the Top Survival Tips in a Warzone for a Fresh Recruit?

    Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Hi, I am Mark and I am from Ukraine. Today, we had around 40 000 troops mobilized due to possible military invasion threat...

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions
    Jul31

    Russia Lashes Out at Latest Western Sanctions

    Russia is lashing out at new U.S. and European economic sanctions imposed to protest what the West sees as Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry Wednesday called new restrictions targeting the Russian energy, defense, technology and finance sectors “destructive and short-sighted.” It said Washington is...

    3 Putin Allies Among 8 Hit With New EU Sanctions
    Jul31

    3 Putin Allies Among 8 Hit With New EU Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—The European Union targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle for the first time Wednesday for the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, subjecting three of his long-time associates to EU-wide asset freezes and travel bans. A total of eight people were added to the EU’s sanctions list for allegedly...

    Global conflict areas challenge aviation safety oversight
    Jul31

    Global conflict areas challenge aviation safety oversight

    The United Nations agency responsible for coordinating international aviation safety has called a high-level conference in February for its 191 member states to address issues raised by the July 17 downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet flying over strife-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation
    Jul31

    Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation

    Fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site for the fourth day in a row, the Dutch team leader said. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Harper: Hard line on Hamas, Russia and China
    Jul31

    Harper: Hard line on Hamas, Russia and China

    Harper continues to take hard line on Gaza, Ukraine conflicts, Chinese …read more Source:...

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies
    Jul31

    Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies

    Pro-Russian rebels travel past a convoy of the OSCE mission in Ukraine outside the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions
    Jul31

    Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

    Russia blasted new Western sanctions Wednesday targeting Russian state-owned banks and trade in technology, trade, and arms. The European countries hope these new sanctions will put pressure on Russia, but it might also harm their own economies. (Ju …read more Source: USA...

    Top U.S. Democrat Calls For Lethal Aid For Ukraine
    Jul31

    Top U.S. Democrat Calls For Lethal Aid For Ukraine

    A leading Democrat in the U.S. Senate has called for giving the Ukrainian military “defensive” lethal aid, a move that President Barack Obama has thus far refused. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU sanctions Putin’s banker, 2 other cronies
    Jul31

    EU sanctions Putin’s banker, 2 other cronies

    Oligarchs are the first of Russian president’s inner circle to be punished over Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...