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    Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s Rebel Capital Seeks Ersatz Normality

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. MoreRebels in Besieged Ukrainian City Reportedly Being ReinforcedUkraine: ‘Dozens’ of Civilians Killed in Convoy’Turning Point’: Elders, Clergy Help to Calm Ferguson Protests NBC NewsSeeing Green: How Pot Delivery Apps Stay Above the Law NBC NewsTime Is...

    Chinese, Russian Media Turn Criticisms Back on U.S.
    Aug20

    Chinese, Russian Media Turn Criticisms Back on U.S.

    (BEIJING) — Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington’s criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics. MoreRebels in Besieged Ukrainian City Reportedly Being...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government’s effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists out of their stronghold. Rebel leaders announced months ago that they would raise funds by levying taxes from local businesses, but almost all private enterprises have ceased to...

    Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution
    Aug20

    Europe’s Economic Woes Require a Japanese Solution

    No policymaker, anywhere in the world, wants his or her national economy to be compared to Japan’s. That’s because the Japanese economy, though still the world’s third-largest, has become a sad case-study in the long-term damage that can be inflicted by a financial crisis. It’s more than two decades since Japan’s...

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops
    Aug20

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

    A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s dying rebel capital seeks normal life against the soundscape of war
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s dying rebel capital seeks normal life against the soundscape of war

    As fighting edges closer to the centre, hundreds of thousands have fled a city once home to one million people …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow
    Aug20

    Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow

    Audacious vandals added a Ukrainian flair to one of Stalin’s “seven sisters” in Moscow’s skyline. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Testing Air-Defense Systems In Southern Astrakhan Region
    Aug20

    Russia Testing Air-Defense Systems In Southern Astrakhan Region

    Russia’s Defense Ministry said on August 20 that it is conducting more military exercises in southern Russia as fighting intensified in neighboring Ukraine between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...