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    BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits
    Jul29

    BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in the country’s oil giant, Rosneft. …read more Source: Miami...

    Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting
    Jul29

    Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

    Ukrainian forces have been pushing rebel units back towards their two main urban strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk …read more Source: The Globe and...

    22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine
    Jul29

    22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

    City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said Tuesday that five people were killed when an old people’s home was struck by artillery fire. The use of unguided rockets in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels has been taking a noticeably heavier toll in recent weeks and been...

    Report: 22 civilians killed by shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Jul29

    Report: 22 civilians killed by shelling in eastern Ukraine

    Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU To Agree New Sanctions On Russia
    Jul29

    EU To Agree New Sanctions On Russia

    The European Union is expected to agree on new sanctions targeting Russia’s financial, energy, and defense sectors at a meeting in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions
    Jul29

    EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc’s sanctions on Russia. Measures under consideration include limiting Russia’s access to European capital markets and...

    EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions
    Jul29

    EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc’s sanctions on Russia…. …read more Source: Associated...

    19 Killed in Fierce Fighting Around Ukraine Crash Site
    Jul29

    19 Killed in Fierce Fighting Around Ukraine Crash Site

    Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine killed at least 19 civilians, local officials said on Tuesday, as Kyiv pressed an offensive to close in on the separatists. Ukrainian forces have been pushing rebel units back towards their two main urban strongholds of Donetsk and Luhansk and have sought to...

    BP warns that further Russia sanctions could hit profits because of stake in Rosneft
    Jul29

    BP warns that further Russia sanctions could hit profits because of stake in Rosneft

    Energy company BP has warned that further international sanctions on Russia could have an adverse impact on its profits because of its stake in the oil giant, Rosneft. …read more Source: FOX...

    ‘Mom, hang in there’: Residents flee fighting near Malaysian jet crash site
    Jul29

    ‘Mom, hang in there’: Residents flee fighting near Malaysian jet crash site

    Residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the downed Malaysian jet. …read more Source:...