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    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...

    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...

    Report on Ukraine plane disaster delayed
    Aug06

    Report on Ukraine plane disaster delayed

    The Dutch Safety Board says its preliminary report into the cause of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster will likely not be released until sometime in September. …read more Source: Miami...

    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:...

    Canada imposes new sanctions over Russia’s role in Ukraine crisis
    Aug06

    Canada imposes new sanctions over Russia’s role in Ukraine crisis

    Measures, aimed at some 19 people and 22 groups and banks, follow previous sanctions and travel bans by Canada …read more Source: The Globe and...

    With eyes on Ukraine, Europe sneaks in back door
    Aug06

    With eyes on Ukraine, Europe sneaks in back door

    Message to markets: It’s not just Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin orders limits on agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia
    Aug06

    Putin orders limits on agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia

    President Vladimir Putin has ordered government agencies to restrict imports of food and agricultural products from the countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Dutch Safety Board says preliminary report on Ukraine plane disaster delayed for weeks
    Aug06

    Dutch Safety Board says preliminary report on Ukraine plane disaster delayed for weeks

    The Dutch Safety Board says its preliminary report into the cause of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster will likely not be released until sometime in September. …read more Source: FOX...

    Italy Falls Back Into Recession, Raising Concern for Eurozone Economy
    Aug06

    Italy Falls Back Into Recession, Raising Concern for Eurozone Economy

    Economists were surprised that the country’s G.D.P. had shrunk for two quarters, prompting further questions about the effects of violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...