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    Russia Bans Food Imports From U.S., EU, Australia, Canada, Norway
    Aug07

    Russia Bans Food Imports From U.S., EU, Australia, Canada, Norway

    Russia says it is launching a “full embargo” on most food imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia bans Western food over Ukraine sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia bans Western food over Ukraine sanctions

    Dutch sweet peppers on a display at a supermarket in downtown Moscow on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Shelling kills 1 at major hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Aug07

    Shelling kills 1 at major hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine

    A mortar hit a large hospital in the troubled Ukrainian city of Donetsk Thursday, killing at least one person, as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Extends Ban On Food Products From U.S., Europe, Canada And Australia Over Ukraine Sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia Extends Ban On Food Products From U.S., Europe, Canada And Australia Over Ukraine Sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine — a sweeping move that will cost Western farmers billions of dollars but could also lead to empty shelves in Russian cities. The decision shows that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of bowing to Western pressure...

    Ukrainians Urged To Save Energy As Russian Gas Shortage Bites
    Aug07

    Ukrainians Urged To Save Energy As Russian Gas Shortage Bites

    Residents in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities are having to cope without hot water, after the government switched off communal boilers in residential housing blocks to save energy. It comes amid growing fears about Ukraine’s ability to survive the coming winter following Russia’s decision in June to cut off gas supplies. But as Henry...

    Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries for 1 year
    Aug07

    Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries for 1 year

    Russia is responding to fresh sanctions from Canada, the U.S. and other countries with a ban on food imports for a year. …read more Source:...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting

    Local residents inspect the damage after night shelling on a local market, in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Air strikes and artillery fire between pro-Russian separatists … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    European Markets Are Down, US Futures Are Up (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Aug07

    European Markets Are Down, US Futures Are Up (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    David Blackwell/FlickrEuropean markets are down on Thursday after Russia said it would ban all food imports from the U.S., E.U., Canada, Australia and Norway in retaliation to sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. Here’s the scorecard: Britain’s FTSE 100 is down 0.24%. France’s CAC 40 is down 0.27%. Germany’s DAX is down...

    IT’S OFFICIAL: Russia Bans Food Imports From The US And The EU
    Aug07

    IT’S OFFICIAL: Russia Bans Food Imports From The US And The EU

    REUTERS/Natalia Kolesnikova/Pool Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L)Russia just announced a ban on food imports from the U.S., the European Union, Canada, Australia, and Norway. The announcement was made by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow, reports...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed three people and wounded five as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold, the city council said Thursday. In a statement on its website, the council said several residential buildings have been damaged by shelling in a...