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    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins
    Sep03

    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins

    Tim Willcox presents a timeline summary of the events that bought the country to it’s present situation. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men
    Sep03

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk says its club headquarters has been occupied by “armed men” as fighting between government troops and separatists continues. Shakhtar did not identify the men and said the “circumstances of what has happened are being investigated.” The city of Donetsk is the largest under the control...

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’
    Sep03

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’

    On a country road in eastern Ukraine, a scene of bucolic tranquility was suddenly interrupted by the aftermath of carnage. A burned-out tank tilted into a ditch, its turret blown some 20 meters away by a direct hit. Unexploded ammunition of every caliber lay everywhere. A troop transport vehicle was shot to pieces; a short distance away a simple...

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August
    Sep03

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August

    Eurozone business grew at the slowest rate this year in August and retail sales declined in July, surveys showed on Wednesday. In its monthly survey, the closely watched financial information company Markit highlighted escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine as the main factor in declining business activity across the 18-country Eurozone....

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain
    Sep03

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain

    The release of a video showing the brutal murder of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, who wrote for TIME and other news organizations, poses urgent questions not only for the U.S. but also for Britain. MoreU.K. Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’1,400 Children Exploited in U.K. Child Sex Ring, According to New ReportJoan Rivers Moved...

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns
    Sep03

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns

    PARIS — President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. The announcement, after Hollande convened a special defense panel, comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of …...

    France stops delivery of warship to Russian military
    Sep03

    France stops delivery of warship to Russian military

    PARIS — France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine, President Francois Hollande’s office said Wednesday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?
    Sep03

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?

    There’s barely a building unscathed. This is Spartak near Donetsk – recovering from heavy shelling overnight. But the end of the crisis could be in sight. Ukraine defence spokesman Andriy Lysenko. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France will not move ahead with the delivery of the first of two Mistral amphibious assault ships to Russia because of Russia’s involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, the office of President François Hollande said in a statement Wednesday. Hollande had been under pressure from allies to suspend or cancel the delivery of the ships....

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions
    Sep03

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...