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    Hollywood Stars Say Thanks But No Thanks to Russia
    Aug21

    Hollywood Stars Say Thanks But No Thanks to Russia

    On Aug. 14, the actor Steven Seagal arrived at Russia’s premier weapons expo and, in the company of several arms dealers, strolled to a display of automatic rifles. A crowd of reporters and onlookers gathered around to watch as he handled one of the weapons, some even climbing on top of a military vehicle in order to get a better look....

    Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3
    Aug21

    Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

    MOSCOW — Russia’s food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald’s restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.The pressure on the American chain, which has 435 restaurants in Russia, comes at a time of heightened tensions over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.After...

    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:...

    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:...

    What’s Behind Russia’s McDonald’s Probe?
    Aug21

    What’s Behind Russia’s McDonald’s Probe?

    Four branches in Moscow are closed and others elsewhere in Russia are being inspected. What’s going on at McDonalds? The country’s food safety watchdog says the closures are linked to “numerous” breaches of sanitary rules. Others see a link to the current poor relationship between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine....

    Some Russian Aid Trucks Clearing Ukraine Customs
    Aug21

    Some Russian Aid Trucks Clearing Ukraine Customs

    KIEV, Ukraine—Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday. Russia has been trying to send in over 200 trucks carrying what it says is humanitarian aid to help civilians in the hard-hit city of Luhansk, but Ukraine fears...

    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...

    Russian Aid Trucks Poised At Border As Ukraine Toll Mounts
    Aug21

    Russian Aid Trucks Poised At Border As Ukraine Toll Mounts

    The first trucks in what Russia says is a humanitarian aid convoy are poised to cross into eastern Ukraine after days of delays, as more than 10 people were killed in persistent fighting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs

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

    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:...