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    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. …read more Source: Miami...

    Plenty Of Room At The Top Of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion
    Aug20

    Plenty Of Room At The Top Of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion

    To outward appearances, Fyodor D. Berezin is the picture of a senior military commander. He wears camouflage, has bodyguards and confidently gives orders as the newly named deputy defense minister of the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control
    Aug20

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control

    A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk — a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — after days of street battles. …read more Source: CTV...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    Trucks painted white and forming part of an aid convoy are parked in a bus garage close to a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Wed… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Donetsk fighting kills 34 people in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Donetsk fighting kills 34 people in 24 hours

    The Ukrainian troops are trying to encircle Donetsk, the largest city still in rebel hands, and also drive the rebels out of the city of Luhansk. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes
    Aug20

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes

    Gold prices shuffled between losses and gains as investors weighed conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East against pending release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43

    Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday — battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 residents and govt troops in 24 hours, authorities say …read more Source:...

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city
    Aug20

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city

    As gov’t forces try to wrest control of Donestk from pro-Russia separatists, the number of civilian casualties is mounting fast …read more Source:...

    A Former War Correspondent Explains Why The Ferguson Protests Are So Unprecedented
    Aug20

    A Former War Correspondent Explains Why The Ferguson Protests Are So Unprecedented

    Fox News correspondent Steve Harrigan has reported from multiple conflict zones in the Middle East, including in Iraq and Afghanistan. He reported from the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash near the Ukrainian border earlier this summer. Something about seeing the same type of anger lead to a simmering conflict at home, though, is...