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    Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions
    Aug06

    Putin Retaliates Against Sanctions

    LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia, the Kremlin’s press service said on Wednesday. Putin ordered his government to come up with a list of goods to be banned for imports into Russia...

    REPORT: Putin Bans Food Imports From Countries With Sanctions Against Russia (RSX)
    Aug06

    REPORT: Putin Bans Food Imports From Countries With Sanctions Against Russia (RSX)

    Interfax is reporting that Russian president Vladimir Putin has issued a decree banning or limiting the import of foodstuffs, farm produce, and raw materials from countries that have signed joint sanctions against Russia. Among the American companies with exposure to Russia are Philip Morris, Pepsi, and Avon Products, according to a report from...

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border. Hagel says he agrees with Poland’s foreign minister, who said Wednesday that the increase in Russian forces near Ukraine’s border heightened...

    Putin orders import limits over sanctions
    Aug06

    Putin orders import limits over sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered government agencies to restrict imports of food and agricultural products from the countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. The U.S. and the EU have accused Russia, which annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March, of fomenting tensions in...

    German correction: DAX falls 10% from June
    Aug06

    German correction: DAX falls 10% from June

    Germany’s benchmark stock index entered correction territory on Wednesday, hit by weak data and the worsening situation in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia Masses 20,000 Troops on Ukraine Border, NATO Warns
    Aug06

    Russia Masses 20,000 Troops on Ukraine Border, NATO Warns

    BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Russia has massed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian mission to invade, NATO said on Wednesday, its starkest warning yet that Moscow could soon mount a ground assault against its neighbor. With fighting escalating and rebels losing...

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine
    Aug06

    Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border. …read more Source: Miami...

    Hagel cites growing threat that Russia invades Ukraine; points to increased military buildup
    Aug06

    Hagel cites growing threat that Russia invades Ukraine; points to increased military buildup

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is a growing threat that Russia will invade Ukraine, pointing to the increased buildup of Russian troops along the border. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine closes in on rebels, Russia entrenches
    Aug06

    Ukraine closes in on rebels, Russia entrenches

    Violence mounts as gov’t forces, separatists clash near rebel-held Donetsk, NATO says 20K Russian troops amassed on border …read more Source:...