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    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens
    Aug05

    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens

    As cracks appear in Russian economy, collapse of tour operators leaves thousands stranded …read more Source:...

    At Russia’s request, UN Security Council will meet Tuesday on Ukraine humanitarian situation
    Aug05

    At Russia’s request, UN Security Council will meet Tuesday on Ukraine humanitarian situation

    At Russia’s request, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Fighting Reaches Rebel-Held Donetsk
    Aug05

    Ukraine Fighting Reaches Rebel-Held Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday as separatists and government troops exchanged rocket fire in neighborhoods on the edge of the city. In a western district of Donetsk, rockets apparently fired from a government position landed in the courtyard of a one-story house, killing...

    Ebola Isn’t the Only Illness Out There Killing Our World
    Aug05

    Ebola Isn’t the Only Illness Out There Killing Our World

    The United Nations and especially its western members are patients in serious need of medical attention. Onset of symptoms has not been sudden. This is no acute illness. Instead, it is a chronic malaise characterized by an imperceptibly slow but steady degeneration of neuropathy leading to sensory deprivation, organ failure, and risk of death. In...

    Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan
    Aug05

    Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan

    As the conflict between Ukraine and Russia flares into a sixth month, two other former Soviet republics are now engaged in renewed fighting over the remote, mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russia Calls For Emergency UN Security Council Meeting As Troops Fortify On The Border
    Aug05

    Russia Calls For Emergency UN Security Council Meeting As Troops Fortify On The Border

    Russia has called for emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday over what it called an urgent humanitarian situation in Ukraine, according to a report from the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. “We are convening an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in...

    Stocks Are Sliding And Traders Are Blaming The Latest On Russian Troop Movements
    Aug05

    Stocks Are Sliding And Traders Are Blaming The Latest On Russian Troop Movements

    Stocks are sliding. The Dow was down as much as 150 points to 16,420. The S&P 500 was off 19 points, nearly 1%, to 1,920. The NASDAQ was off 33 to 4,351. Intel was down 3% on major volume. Target also fell after profits missed forecasts. Headlines about Russian troop movement near the border of Ukraine is one possible explanation for...

    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens
    Aug05

    Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens

    In this Tuesday, June 10, 2014 photo ground staff load up luggage on board Boeing of Russian low-cost airline Dobrolet in Simferopol airport, Crimea. In July and August, tens of thousands of R… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    UN Says At Least 285,000 Flee Ukraine Crisis
    Aug05

    UN Says At Least 285,000 Flee Ukraine Crisis

    The UN refugee agency says at least 285,000 people have fled their homes because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as Russia called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting on the crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian troops edge closer to city held by pro-Russian rebels
    Aug05

    Ukrainian troops edge closer to city held by pro-Russian rebels

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday as separatists and government troops exchanged rocket fire in neighbourhoods on the edge of the city. …read more Source: CTV...