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    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...

    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 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....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Russia banning US poultry imports on Putin’s order
    Aug07

    Russia banning US poultry imports on Putin’s order

    Putin earlier signed an order banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine’s border: NATO
    Aug07

    Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine’s border: NATO

    NATO said that Russia has around 20,000 troops on Ukraine’s border in an escalation of the current crisis. NBC News reports. …read more Source:...

    US Defense Secretary Echoes Concerns of Possible Russian Invasion of Ukraine
    Aug07

    US Defense Secretary Echoes Concerns of Possible Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    A top U.S. official is voicing concern that Moscow may be preparing to invade Ukraine. For days, Western officials have been warning about the Russian military buildup along the border with Ukraine. After a visit to U.S. European Command Headquarters, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made his concern clear. “When you see the buildup of...