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    Ukraine reports army deep in rebel stronghold Luhansk
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports army deep in rebel stronghold Luhansk

    Ukraine’s national security council said government forces captured a district police station in Luhansk on Saturday after bitter clashes. Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky said Sunday that the separatists shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane over the Luhansk region after it launched an attack on rebels. A column of armored...

    A French Politician Who Called Sanctions Against Russia ‘An Act Of War’ Plans To Copy His Insane Theme Park In Crimea
    Aug18

    A French Politician Who Called Sanctions Against Russia ‘An Act Of War’ Plans To Copy His Insane Theme Park In Crimea

    The ‘Puy du Fou’ theme park in France’s Vendée province is insane. Think of a “Medieval Times” that in addition to Renaissance-era knights also has Roman gladiator bouts, Viking raid reenactments and robot musicians. And now its founder, a politician named Philippe de Villiers (full name Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de...

    Asian Shares Mixed
    Aug18

    Asian Shares Mixed

    Asian stocks were mixed Monday, with investors digesting news on the earnings front while keeping an eye on geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks
    Aug18

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin were “difficult” but made “some progress.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels
    Aug18

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk, which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said Sunday, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts to crush pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    NATO Commander: We Need to Be Ready for ‘Little Green Men’
    Aug18

    NATO Commander: We Need to Be Ready for ‘Little Green Men’

    NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe says the alliance would respond militarily if any of its member countries faced an incursion similar to the one sustained by Ukraine’s Crimea prior to its annexation by Russia earlier this year. “If NATO were to observe the infiltration of its sovereign territory by [anonymous] foreign forces,...

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world
    Aug18

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world

    Festivalgoers, carrying portable shrine, are splashed with water during a summer festival of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine in downtown Tokyo, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the Independence Day celebrations in Jakarta,...

    Ukraine claims breakthrough in rebel stronghold
    Aug18

    Ukraine claims breakthrough in rebel stronghold

    Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s vacation overwhelmed by crises at home and abroad
    Aug18

    Obama’s vacation overwhelmed by crises at home and abroad

    Two-week respite on Martha’s Vineyard draws criticism after high-profile headaches in Iraq, Ukraine and Ferguson demand attention. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine hits at Russians: Here’s what may be next
    Aug18

    Ukraine hits at Russians: Here’s what may be next

    After fighting Friday, experts disagree about what investors should expect next between Russia and Ukraine …read more Source:...