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    As Ukraine Forces Make Headway, Russia Is Said to Step Up Role
    Jul26

    As Ukraine Forces Make Headway, Russia Is Said to Step Up Role

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia has stepped up its direct involvement in fighting between the Ukrainian military and separatist insurgents, unleashing artillery attacks from Russian territory and massing heavy weapons along the border, Ukrainian and U.S. officials say. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions
    Jul26

    EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed…. …read more Source: Associated...

    AP News Alert
    Jul26

    AP News Alert

    EU extends Ukraine sanctions to hit Russian intelligence officials, rebel leaders: documents. …read more Source: Miami...

    EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope
    Jul26

    EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

    The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. …read more Source: The Globe and...

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    Jul26

    EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope [Video]

    BRUSSELS – The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. …read more Source: [Video]" rel=nofollow>The Toronto...

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed
    Jul26

    What happened? The day Flight 17 was downed

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine (AP) — It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17…. …read more Source: Associated...

    New EU sanctions to target Russian businesses
    Jul26

    New EU sanctions to target Russian businesses

    European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary deal Friday on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies. The trade bloc’s foreign ministers on Tuesday ordered the preparation of stepped-up economic sanctions, frustrated...

    Andrea Mitchell: ‘Ukraine Is a Hot War Again’
    Jul26

    Andrea Mitchell: ‘Ukraine Is a Hot War Again’

    The U.S. says Russia has reportedly unleashed artillery attacks on the Ukrainian military. …read more Source:...

    Ottawa Citizen week in photos, July 19 to 25, 2014
    Jul26

    Ottawa Citizen week in photos, July 19 to 25, 2014

    SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014 Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts took part in Grandpa’s Ride, a special motorcycle ride in support of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Gatineau on Saturday, July 19, 2014. READ MORE: Photos and Video: Grandpa’s Ride • This was just one of the happenings in the National Capital area to be...

    Final days could be approaching for separatists in eastern Ukraine
    Jul26

    Final days could be approaching for separatists in eastern Ukraine

    The Donetsk People’s Republic army was already losing ground before the MH17 disaster. Now the separatist forces are in full retreat and a drawn-out guerrilla war could be next …read more Source: The Globe and...