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    Australians mourn victims of downed Malaysian jet
    Aug07

    Australians mourn victims of downed Malaysian jet

    Australia’s prime minister said on Thursday those responsible for shooting down the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine will face judgment, as his nation marked a day of mourning for the 38 Australian citizens and residents who died in the crash. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukrainian Soldiers In Russia On Hunger Strike
    Aug07

    Ukrainian Soldiers In Russia On Hunger Strike

    The commander of the Ukrainian troops who crossed into Russia says several of them have gone on a hunger strike to protest their situation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian war games raise fear of Ukraine invasion
    Aug07

    Russian war games raise fear of Ukraine invasion

    NATO says Moscow may use pretext of humanitarian crisis to aid separatist rebels. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama: No Need Yet for More U.S. Military Aid to Ukraine
    Aug07

    Obama: No Need Yet for More U.S. Military Aid to Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama wraps up the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit declaring the meetings a success with some concrete returns. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Obama Reluctant to Arm Ukraine
    Aug07

    Obama Reluctant to Arm Ukraine

    Speaking at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, President Obama addressed the possibility of extending arms to Ukraine but said the best action now would be “to try to get back on a political track.” …read more Source: The New York...

    ZERVOS: ‘Markets Are Reacting To Good Fortune As If Someone Threw A Baby Ruth In The Pool’
    Aug07

    ZERVOS: ‘Markets Are Reacting To Good Fortune As If Someone Threw A Baby Ruth In The Pool’

    Google ImagesDavid Zervos, chief markets strategist at Jefferies, is a little surprised by the market reaction to recent news. On Friday, we learned that the U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July. This number missed estimates but Zervos points out that the three-month, six-month, and 12-month moving averages are 245,000 244,000 and 214,000....

    Ukraine fighting prompts Dutch to halt search for MH-17 remains
    Aug07

    Ukraine fighting prompts Dutch to halt search for MH-17 remains

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte halted the search for victims’ remains and belongings at the eastern Ukraine site of the July 17 Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, saying Wednesday that the intensifying clashes in the area made it too dangerous for the forensic investigators to work. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    An American Man Is Fighting In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug07

    An American Man Is Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

    YouTube/Vice NewsHe wears a uniform, carries ammunition and a weapon, and patrols like everyone else. But there’s one thing the man who goes by “Franko” has that probably no one else in his Ukrainian military unit has: American citizenship. Vice News’ Simon Ostrovsky, who has reported on the conflict happening in eastern...

    NATO warns of Russian threat as Kiev advances on rebels
    Aug07

    NATO warns of Russian threat as Kiev advances on rebels

    The steadily advancing Ukrainian army is setting its sights on the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, while Western officials on Wednesday warned that a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border could herald a major incursion to protect … …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Tensions grow in Ukraine over Russia troop buildup
    Aug07

    Tensions grow in Ukraine over Russia troop buildup

    The steadily advancing Ukrainian army is setting its sights on the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, while Western officials on Wednesday warned that a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border could herald a major incursion to protect the separatists. Russia already is showing signs of economic dismay from sanctions imposed...