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    Businesses Wonder Who’s Next After Russia Targets McDonald’s
    Aug21

    Businesses Wonder Who’s Next After Russia Targets McDonald’s

    Russia said on Thursday it was investigating dozens of McDonald’s restaurants, in what many businessmen said was retaliation for Western sanctions over Ukraine they fear could spread to other symbols of Western capitalism. Russia’s food safety watchdog said it was looking at possible breaches of sanitary rules at McDonald’s, but...

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as Russian aid trucks approach
    Aug21

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as Russian aid trucks approach

    Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross. …read more Source: CTV...

    The Gargoyle – Anniversaries marked by the Prime Minister’s Office
    Aug21

    The Gargoyle – Anniversaries marked by the Prime Minister’s Office

    This week’s statement from the Prime Minister’s Office marking the 72nd anniversary of Canada’s participation in the ill-fated raid on Dieppe had me wondering which other anniversaries his office felt worthy of an official communique. (Thomas Mulcair also issued a statement this week noting 72nd anniversary of Dieppe, though...

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs
    Aug21

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs

    KIEV, Ukraine—Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination. Russia has been trying to send in over 200 trucks carrying what it says is...

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post …read more Source: CNY...

    Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post
    Aug21

    Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post

    Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination. …read more Source:...

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling
    Aug21

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling

    Heavy shelling hit residential neighbourhoods in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and government forces fought street battles in other towns on Wednesday as they sought to crush a four-month-old separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine
    Aug21

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Thursday …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president poised to dissolve parliament
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s president poised to dissolve parliament

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may announce the dissolution of parliament as early as Sunday, his spokesman said. …read more Source:...

    We need Russian influence: Ukrainian minister
    Aug21

    We need Russian influence: Ukrainian minister

    The Ukrainian government needs “Russian influence” to deal with the problems within its borders, one of its most senior members said. …read more Source:...