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    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions
    Aug02

    Russia Bans Polish Apples in a Tit for Tat for EU Sanctions

    Russian authorities are banning fruit and vegetable imports from Poland in what appears to be retaliation against European Union sanctions over President Vladimir Putin’s support for the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Poland is among the European Union nations who have condemned Russia’s backing for the Ukrainian separatists and is...

    Photos August 1: Top images from around the world
    Aug02

    Photos August 1: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call
    Aug02

    Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone Call

    U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken by telephone with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, with Obama saying the United States remains deeply concerned about Moscow’s increased support for separatists in Ukraine. Speaking to reporters at the White House Friday, President Obama said he discussed his preference for a diplomatic solution...

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site
    Aug02

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. Flight 17 was shot down above the village of Hrabove July 17 with what the West says was a Russian-made missile...

    Ukrainian Forces Advance in East as Russia, West Squabble
    Aug02

    Ukrainian Forces Advance in East as Russia, West Squabble

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Government forces tightened the noose around the main stronghold of pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine on Saturday and, with diplomacy stalled, Moscow and the West stepped up their war of words. The seizure of Krasnogorovka and Staromikhailovka, towns just outside Donetsk, brought the army to the edge of one...

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site
    Aug02

    More human remains recovered at Ukraine site

    Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine Struggles To Find Strategy For Getting Back Crimea
    Aug02

    Ukraine Struggles To Find Strategy For Getting Back Crimea

    Russia has said it will never give up the Ukrainian region of Crimea. Nonetheless, the Kyiv government and civil society are actively working on strategies to return the Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site
    Aug02

    Investigators recover more human remains from MH17 crash site

    Investigators using sniffer dogs recovered more human remains and personal belongings at the Malaysia Airlines wreckage site in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the head of an international recovery mission said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site
    Aug02

    Investigators Comb Ukraine Crash Site

    Experts returned to the Flight 17 crash site for a second successive day, even as Ukrainian government troops pushed on with their offensive. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Pentagon wants extra $19M to arm, train Ukrainian troops
    Aug01

    Pentagon wants extra $19M to arm, train Ukrainian troops

    The Pentagon has notified Congress of a plan to increase the amount of money that it is spending on bolstering the defense capabilities of the Ukrainian military, with the majority of that funding going toward equipping and training national guard troops to conduct various missions. Pentagon and State Department officials … …read more...