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    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    
    Aug29

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    

    Kiev (AFP) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations said Friday in their latest report, explaining the sharp increase by fighting in densely populated areas between Kiev’s army and pro-Russian rebels.”At least 2,593 people have been killed in Ukraine between mid-April...

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
    Aug29

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    While Merkel’s measured approach has helped the perception that she is steering the country deftly through chaotic times, she also benefits from the fact that Germany is not in as vulnerable a position as others, especially Eastern European countries. If Russian President Vladimir Putin stopped gas flows from Russia completely — something...

    Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians: UN
    Aug29

    Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians: UN

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the UN human rights office said Friday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’
    Aug29

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov
    Aug29

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov

    McDonald’s has temporary closed three more restaurants in Russia following inspections by Russia’s food safety agency. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians
    Aug29

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?
    Aug29

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?

    Do Russia’s latest maneuvers on Ukraine represent a master plan for the Ukraine conflict? Or an increasingly erratic Kremlin? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong
    Aug29

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong

    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ruble Hits New Low
    Aug29

    Ruble Hits New Low

    The Russian ruble hit its all-time low as geopolitical conflict in eastern Ukraine intensified with an alleged participation of Russian troops. …read more Source: The Wall Street...