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    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter
    Aug06

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter

    Two journalists from The Associated Press joined Donetsk residents who spent the night in the shelter as fighting between government forces and separatist insurgents closed in on the outskirts of the largest rebel-held city. The rebels accuse Ukrainian forces of conducting a brutal bombing campaign against Donetsk; the government denies using...

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter
    Aug06

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter

    For the people huddled in a dank and chilly bomb shelter Tuesday, the question of who was responsible was less important than the fact of their misery. …read more Source: Miami...

    Moldova Wants Russia To Withdraw Troops
    Aug06

    Moldova Wants Russia To Withdraw Troops

    CHISINAU, Moldova—Moldova’s foreign ministry has called on Russia to withdraw troops and weapons from a separatist pro-Russian enclave in the east of the former Soviet republic. The ministry appealed to Russia on Tuesday to pull out some 1,500 troops and thousands of tons of weapons from Trans-Dniester in accordance with commitments...

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter
    Aug06

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — For the people huddled in a dank and chilly bomb shelter Tuesday, the question of who was responsible was less important than the fact of their misery…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Pentagon sends assessment team to Kiev for airliner recovery operation
    Aug06

    Pentagon sends assessment team to Kiev for airliner recovery operation

    The Pentagon has sent an assessment team to the U.S. Embassy in Kiev to support nations in the recovery operation of a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine. About a dozen logistics and surveying experts arrived Tuesday in Kiev, Defense Department spokesman Navy Rear Adm. John … …read more Source: The...

    Putin orders retaliatory measures against U.S., EU
    Aug06

    Putin orders retaliatory measures against U.S., EU

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to prepare retaliatory measures against the latest round of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union to coerce Russia to change its policies in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Japan Keeps Door to Russia Open While Imposing Sanctions
    Aug05

    Japan Keeps Door to Russia Open While Imposing Sanctions

    The new measures, more limited than those announced last month by the United States, will freeze assets in Japan of groups and individuals involved in Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Tensions Rise as Kyiv Debates Future of Independence Square
    Aug05

    Tensions Rise as Kyiv Debates Future of Independence Square

    Nearly seven months after Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, fled the country following mass demonstrations in Kyiv’s Independence Square, the protest camp – known as ‘Maidan’ – still occupies the center of the city. The activists say their continued presence is still necessary, but many local...

    STOCKS SLIDE AS UKRAINE WORRIES RESURFACE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPX, SPY, IWM, TLT, TGT, GS)
    Aug05

    STOCKS SLIDE AS UKRAINE WORRIES RESURFACE: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPX, SPY, IWM, TLT, TGT, GS)

    Stocks finished lower on Tuesday despite better than expected economic data this morning, as an afternoon reports indicated that Russia has stepped up its military presence along the Ukrainian border. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,431.91, -137.4, (-0.8%) S&P 500: 1,920.31, -18.7, (-0.9%) Nasdaq: 4,351.27, -32.6, (-0.7%) And now, the top...

    Rights group: Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine break laws of war
    Aug05

    Rights group: Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine break laws of war

    Pro-Russia separatists fighting off a Ukrainian government offensive have commandeered ambulances to transport retreating gunmen, taken cover in hospitals and threatened medical staff treating their wounded, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...