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    Russia denies plans to block gas flows to Europe
    Aug28

    Russia denies plans to block gas flows to Europe

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak dismissed Ukraine’s claims that Moscow plans to block gas transit to Europe. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Russia-India Marching Ahead
    Aug27

    Russia-India Marching Ahead

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting As the United States and Europe increase their sanctions on Russia, unsurprisingly Russia is moving closer to one of its long term allies: India. America and Europe keep pressuring Russia to change its policy with respect to its support of separatists in Eastern...

    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...

    Russia Orchestrates New Offensive in Ukraine, Says US State Dep’t
    Aug27

    Russia Orchestrates New Offensive in Ukraine, Says US State Dep’t

    WASHINGTON—The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine that is helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country’s east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere. “These incursions indicate a Russian-directed counteroffensive is...

    New Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate In Iowa
    Aug27

    New Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate In Iowa

    A day after Mitt Romney made comments that didn’t completely shut the door on another run for president in 2016, a new poll suggests he’d dominate the Republican field in Iowa if he does decide to enter the race. The poll, from Suffolk University and USA Today, finds Romney with a more than 25-point advantage over his closest...

    Putin Annexes Chessboard
    Aug27

    Putin Annexes Chessboard

    A match to decide the world chess champion may be unraveling over financial issues related to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...