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    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear
    Aug14

    Eurozone recovery grinds to halt amid Ukraine fear

    The continent’s central pillars — Germany and France — were held back by weaker investment by business and by fears over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Russian aid convoy nears Ukraine, heads for rebel-held area
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy nears Ukraine, heads for rebel-held area

    In a diplomatic game of chicken, a large Russian aid convoy rolled toward the Ukrainian border on Thursday — but it was heading toward a crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels instead of a government post as Ukraine had demanded. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Aid Convoy Keeps on Trucking Toward Ukraine
    Aug14

    Russian Aid Convoy Keeps on Trucking Toward Ukraine

    A Russian convoy numbering close to 300 vehicles has resumed its journey towards separatist-held areas in eastern Ukraine, laden with what Russia says is humanitarian aid supplies for the people of Ukraine. Traveling at 50 miles per hour the aid convoy left a military base in Voronezh, Russia before dawn, the New York Times reports. The vehicles...

    Putin: Russia Will Do Its Utmost To Stop Bloodshed In Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin: Russia Will Do Its Utmost To Stop Bloodshed In Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do its utmost to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine, where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ron Paul On Ebola: ‘Governments Deceive Us’
    Aug14

    Ron Paul On Ebola: ‘Governments Deceive Us’

    Former Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) thinks the threat of the Ebola virus very well may be a government plan to “deceive” the public. “I do know that governments deceive us and sometimes they hype things. I don’t think we are going to see in the next year a horrendous breakout of Ebola in this...

    Russian aid convoy near Ukraine’s border
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy near Ukraine’s border

    At least 12 pro-government Ukrainian militiamen killed in ambush as army intensifies shelling …read more Source:...

    Russian Prime Minister’s Twitter is Truthful for an Hour
    Aug14

    Russian Prime Minister’s Twitter is Truthful for an Hour

    A hacker hijacked Prime MInister Dmitri Medvedev’s account to suggest handing back Crimea. It’s a shame the tweets weren’t real. …read more Source:...

    Russian Aid Convoy Near Ukraine’s Border
    Aug14

    Russian Aid Convoy Near Ukraine’s Border

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia— A large Russian aid convoy headed toward Ukraine Thursday, taking a road leading directly toward a border crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region. Ukraine’s government threatened to block the convoy if the cargo could not be inspected, and Kiev announced it was organizing its own shipment...

    Russian aid convoy near Ukraine’s border
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy near Ukraine’s border

    Ukraine’s government threatened to block the convoy if the cargo could not be inspected. …read more Source: USA...

    Slovak PM Robert Fico critical of Ukraine’s possible sanctions against Russia
    Aug14

    Slovak PM Robert Fico critical of Ukraine’s possible sanctions against Russia

    Slovakia’s prime minister has criticized Ukraine for preparing sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...