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    Russian Photojournalist Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian Photojournalist Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown. The agency’s director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, said in a statement on Wednesday that the remains in a charred car found outside the rebel...

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men
    Sep03

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk says its club headquarters has been occupied by “armed men” as fighting between government troops and separatists continues. Shakhtar did not identify the men and said the “circumstances of what has happened are being investigated.” The city of Donetsk is the largest under the control...

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’
    Sep03

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’

    On a country road in eastern Ukraine, a scene of bucolic tranquility was suddenly interrupted by the aftermath of carnage. A burned-out tank tilted into a ditch, its turret blown some 20 meters away by a direct hit. Unexploded ammunition of every caliber lay everywhere. A troop transport vehicle was shot to pieces; a short distance away a simple...

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August
    Sep03

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August

    Eurozone business grew at the slowest rate this year in August and retail sales declined in July, surveys showed on Wednesday. In its monthly survey, the closely watched financial information company Markit highlighted escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine as the main factor in declining business activity across the 18-country Eurozone....

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain
    Sep03

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain

    The release of a video showing the brutal murder of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, who wrote for TIME and other news organizations, poses urgent questions not only for the U.S. but also for Britain. MoreU.K. Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’1,400 Children Exploited in U.K. Child Sex Ring, According to New ReportJoan Rivers Moved...

    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins
    Sep03

    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins

    Tim Willcox presents a timeline summary of the events that bought the country to it’s present situation. …read more Source: The Boston...

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions
    Sep03

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    Obama Pledges NATO Backing for Baltics
    Sep03

    Obama Pledges NATO Backing for Baltics

    President Obama pledged that NATO would defend its Baltic allies as he laid blame for clashes in Ukraine squarely on Moscow. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    France May Withhold Warship Delivery to Russia
    Sep03

    France May Withhold Warship Delivery to Russia

    France said it may withhold the delivery of a powerful warship to Russia, due next month, because the Kremlin’s support to breakaway forces in eastern Ukraine threatens peace in Europe. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France will not move ahead with the delivery of the first of two Mistral amphibious assault ships to Russia because of Russia’s involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, the office of President François Hollande said in a statement Wednesday. Hollande had been under pressure from allies to suspend or cancel the delivery of the ships....