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    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers...

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops surrounded by separatist rebels
    Aug29

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops surrounded by separatist rebels

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?
    Aug29

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?

    Increasing evidence points to a Russian incursion into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian rebelas fighting against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    People observe damage done to a house after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the n… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’
    Aug29

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’

    The Russian president also called on rebel fighters to open a “humanitarian corridor” and allow Ukrainian forces to retreat. …read more Source:...

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers...

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises
    Aug29

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    While that stance is in keeping with Obama’s long-standing aversion to military entanglements, it comes at a time when the effectiveness of his preferred options is being challenged and there are indications that some in the administration are ready to take more robust actions. In the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Obama has relied...

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers include...

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels. Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops,...