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    Ukraine: Rebels Have Shot Down A Ukrainian Military Plane
    Aug08

    Ukraine: Rebels Have Shot Down A Ukrainian Military Plane

    By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The head of NATO called on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border and warned further intervention in Ukraine would bring it greater isolation in the world. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the U.S.-led alliance’s...

    ‘It’d Be Better To Die’ — Ukrainian Journalist Talks About Ordeals In Captivity
    Aug08

    ‘It’d Be Better To Die’ — Ukrainian Journalist Talks About Ordeals In Captivity

    In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Russian Service, Ukrainian journalist and Maidan activist Irma Krat speaks about her ordeal in captivity after being detained and held for 77 days by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Final Solution Of The Christian Arab Question In The Middle East
    Aug08

    The Final Solution Of The Christian Arab Question In The Middle East

    In 2003, as President George W. Bush unleashed his invasion of Iraq-based on the false premise of WMDs- for the overarching goal of reengineering the Arab world to conform to Western notions of governance and economics, the Christian community of that ancient Mesopotamian land numbered 1.5 million, representing some 5 percent of the Iraqi...

    Photos August 7: Top images from around the world
    Aug08

    Photos August 7: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. Buddhist monks and volunteers clean the 15-metre-tall great Buddha statue during the annual Ominugui ceremony at Todaiji Temple in Japan’s ancient capital Nara, western Japan on August 7, 2014....

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports, Ukraine Scuffles Heat Up
    Aug08

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports, Ukraine Scuffles Heat Up

    Tension on the streets of Kiev. Holdout demonstrators, angry at perceived Russian interference in Eastern Ukraine, are refusing to leave Independence Square, in an anti-Moscow protest that began last autumn. But Moscow is showing no signs of changing tack, despite the protests.. and economic sanctions imposed by the west. In fact the Russian...

    Russian Foodies React To Import Ban With Patriotism, Some Gloom
    Aug08

    Russian Foodies React To Import Ban With Patriotism, Some Gloom

    Russia has banned food imports from the West in tit-for-tat sanctions — and many Muscovites appear resigned to eating domestic, though sophisticates are not pleased. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports In Ukraine Sanctions Retaliation
    Aug08

    Russia Bans Western Food Imports In Ukraine Sanctions Retaliation

    Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days. In eastern Ukraine, a Dutch recovery team called off its work at the site where a Malaysian airliner was shot down over...

    Snowden’s Revelations Bring Changes to US Intelligence Gathering
    Aug08

    Snowden’s Revelations Bring Changes to US Intelligence Gathering

    For more than a year, former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been living in Russia, having been granted asylum. He is wanted in the United States on espionage charges after making public key intelligence documents dealing with the U.S. National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs. And amid frosty U.S.-Russia...

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia. …read more Source: Miami...

    ‘We’re at war’: Lone American joins Ukrainian forces, battles pro-Russian separatists
    Aug08

    ‘We’re at war’: Lone American joins Ukrainian forces, battles pro-Russian separatists

    The Ukrainian military finally has American boots on the ground in its fight against pro-Russian separatists. Unfortunately for the Ukrainians, it’s just one man. “Franko” is an American citizen of Ukrainian decent who joined the Donbas volunteer battalion and has fought in the region since April. “I’m of Ukrainian...