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    5 Ukrainian troops, 2 civilians killed as fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops, 2 civilians killed as fierce battles reported

    Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Miami...

    Real Punishment: Get Rid of Russia’s Black Markets in Western Europe
    Aug21

    Real Punishment: Get Rid of Russia’s Black Markets in Western Europe

    A sanctions scheme designed to target and limit activity among the shadiest comrades within Russia could inadvertently increase their business opportunities in the well-established black markets operating throughout Europe. In order to effectively implement sanctions against Russia as punishment for its destabilizing actions in Ukraine, the West...

    Russia McDonald’s Closures: Outlets Closed Over ‘Sanitary Violations;’ Sanctions Payback Suspected
    Aug21

    Russia McDonald’s Closures: Outlets Closed Over ‘Sanitary Violations;’ Sanctions Payback Suspected

    Russian authorities ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, citing “sanitary violations,” but the move was seen by Western observers as a response to sanctions imposed on the country over the crisis in Ukraine. BBC reported that the watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, claimed the restaurants...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russia rebels; fierce battles still in city of Luhansk
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russia rebels; fierce battles still in city of Luhansk

    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: FOX...

    Five Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russian rebels in country’s east
    Aug21

    Five Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russian rebels in country’s east

    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: CTV...

    Dozens Die in Street Battles and Heavy Shelling in Ukraine
    Aug21

    Dozens Die in Street Battles and Heavy Shelling in Ukraine

    Heavy shelling hit residential neighborhoods in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and government forces fought street battles in other towns on Wednesday as they sought to crush a four-month-old separatist rebellion. The forces of the Western-backed Kiev government are steadily gaining the upper hand over the separatists in...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    Ukrainian troops have made significant advances into rebel-held territory this week in a conflict that has already claimed more than 2,000 lives and forced over 340,000 people to flee their homes. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine claims upper hand against rebels in east
    Aug21

    Ukraine claims upper hand against rebels in east

    Gov’t says troops battling pro-Russia separatists have forced them from one battered town, and have them nearly surrounded in their last stronghold …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation

    Indicating frustration at not being able to push ahead with economic reform, Pavlo Sheremeta said that he no longer wanted to ‘fight against yesterday’s system’ …read more Source: The Globe and...