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    Russia’s food-import ban targeting the West takes shape
    Aug07

    Russia’s food-import ban targeting the West takes shape

    Russia has rolled out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the U.S., the European Union and some other Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine crisis: Shelling at major hospital in Donetsk kills 1
    Aug07

    Ukraine crisis: Shelling at major hospital in Donetsk kills 1

    A mortar hit a large hospital in the troubled Ukrainian city of Donetsk Thursday, killing at least one person, as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Imposes One-Year Ban on Food Imports from West
    Aug07

    Russia Imposes One-Year Ban on Food Imports from West

    The Russian government has imposed a ban on most food imports from the United States, the European Union and other Western nations in apparent retaliation for their sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine conflict. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the sanctions Thursday in Moscow. The import ban includes meat, fruit, vegetables and milk...

    Ex-leader’s estate embodies Ukraine’s past, present, hope for future
    Aug07

    Ex-leader’s estate embodies Ukraine’s past, present, hope for future

    On a summer’s day in the park, children gripped Frisbees and ice cream cones as they tottered next to distracted parents. A wedding party simulated a conga line for a patient cameraman. A trio of twentysomething men sipped kvass, a favorite only-looks-like-beer beverage. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russia Bans Wide Array of Food Imports from the U.S., EU
    Aug07

    Russia Bans Wide Array of Food Imports from the U.S., EU

    Russia banned a wide array of food imports from Western countries Thursday in a spiraling sanction war amid the worst ties between Russia and the West since the Cold War. A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the additional restrictions, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he signed a decree banning for one year the import of foods...

    Reports: Snowden Granted 3 More Years in Russia
    Aug07

    Reports: Snowden Granted 3 More Years in Russia

    Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden received permission to stay in Russia for an additional three years, his lawyer told local media Thursday, amid the worst U.S.-Russian relations since the Cold War. Snowden revealed troves of classified information on the American government’s surveillance activities before fleeing...

    Ukraine Crisis: 1 Killed At Donetsk Dental College In Attack Meant For Rebel Headquarters
    Aug07

    Ukraine Crisis: 1 Killed At Donetsk Dental College In Attack Meant For Rebel Headquarters

    A Ukrainian military strike intended to hit the headquarters of pro-Russia separatists Thursday instead hit a dental college, killing one patient. The attack was the second unsuccessful attempt at blowing up the rebel headquarters in Donetsk. The strike inflicted massive damage on the dental college in Donetsk, including the college’s...

    Fighting, Fires On Kyiv’s Independence Square
    Aug07

    Fighting, Fires On Kyiv’s Independence Square

    Demonstrators clashed with city employees and armed guards in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on August 7 as the workers tried to clear barricades and tents from Independence Square. Protesters set fire to piles of tires and threw bottles and bricks at the municipal workers, who eventually withdrew. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read...

    German Economic Data Has Been Astonishingly Bad
    Aug07

    German Economic Data Has Been Astonishingly Bad

    REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachTwo traders talk with each other on the floor of the German bourse in Frankfurt on July 21, 1997.German economic data has been unquestionably bad in recent days. Earlier today, we learned industrial production unexpectedly fell 0.5% year-over-year in June, missing expectations for a 0.3% gain. This was the first...

    Undeterred, Russia wades into war of sanctions
    Aug07

    Undeterred, Russia wades into war of sanctions

    Moscow bans import of virtually all Western food in retaliation for U.S., EU sanctions, and threatens much harsher measures as Snowden reportedly granted residency …read more Source:...