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    Ukraine Leader, Set to Meet Putin for Talks, Warns of Long Struggle
    Aug24

    Ukraine Leader, Set to Meet Putin for Talks, Warns of Long Struggle

    As Ukraine celebrated its independence Sunday, President Petro O. Poroshenko, who is to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in Belarus on Tuesday for peace talks, left little doubt that he saw Moscow as the source of the conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline
    Aug24

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian flag carrier Aeroflot will create a new low-cost unit after Western sanctions grounded its first effort to enter the market, the airline’s chief executive said on Sunday.”We will after all register a new airline,” Aeroflot chief executive Vitaly Savelyev was quoted as saying by Russian news...

    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east

    Armored vehicles and soldiers parade in Kiev in a defiant national day display of military power. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says
    Aug24

    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The German government remains optimistic in its outlook for Europe’s biggest economy, despite negative growth in the second quarter, the weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday.For the whole of 2014, the German economy could even notch up faster growth than the 1.8 percent it is currently predicting, the magazine said,...

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk
    Aug24

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk

    As armoured vehicles rumbled through downtown Kyiv in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded prisoners of war down the streets of Donetsk and displayed wreckage of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. Sunday’s rival...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks.Sunday’s rival...

    Ukraine Parades Military Might
    Aug24

    Ukraine Parades Military Might

    Soldiers, rockets and armored vehicles paraded through central Kiev, some of them on their way east to fight pro-Russian rebels, as Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day in the midst of war. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration
    Aug24

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration

    As Ukrainians celebrated their country’s independence, pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk staged a counter-parade to delight in the death and imprisonment of Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day, Pledges $3 Billion For Army
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day, Pledges $3 Billion For Army

    A parade featuring armored personnel carriers and beret-clad soldiers marks the 23rd anniversary since Kiev broke from Russia’s orbit at the end of the Cold War.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...