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    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    Trucks painted white and forming part of an aid convoy are parked in a bus garage close to a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Wed… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Beer Maker Carlsberg Has Huge Exposure To Russia, And Sales Are Getting Crushed (CABGY)
    Aug20

    Beer Maker Carlsberg Has Huge Exposure To Russia, And Sales Are Getting Crushed (CABGY)

    The Russia-Ukraine conflict is showing up in the financial reports of more European companies. Danish beer maker Carlsberg said on Wednesday that revenue in its Eastern Europe operating segment fell 20% in the second quarter as total volumes decreased 12%. Shares of Carlsberg listed in New York were down more than 3% on Wednesday following the...

    Persistent but calm, Merkel’s leadership on Ukraine reflects rising German diplomatic ambition
    Aug20

    Persistent but calm, Merkel’s leadership on Ukraine reflects rising German diplomatic ambition

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Government Troops Take Over Much of Luhansk
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Government Troops Take Over Much of Luhansk

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk — a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — after days of street battles. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council, told reporters Wednesday in Kiev that government forces are now controlling...

    Chaos In Kerch: Russia Struggles Ferry Tourists To Crimea
    Aug20

    Chaos In Kerch: Russia Struggles Ferry Tourists To Crimea

    Moscow says it is eager to get Russian holidaymakers to the recently annexed Crimean peninsula. But the flood of tourists has proven too much for the Kerch ferry crossing, the only link between Crimea and Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control
    Aug20

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control

    A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk — a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — after days of street battles. …read more Source: CTV...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. …read more Source: Miami...

    9 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Violence
    Aug20

    9 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Violence

    Ukrainian forces fought street battles with separatist rebels in the eastern town of Ilovaisk overnight into Wednesday as they sought to isolate rebel strongholds near the Russian border, an Interior Ministry official said. Nine pro-Ukrainian volunteer fighters, supporting Kyiv’s forces, were killed in the fighting in Ilovaisk, which lies...

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city
    Aug20

    Heavy toll as Ukraine fights rebels for key city

    As gov’t forces try to wrest control of Donestk from pro-Russia separatists, the number of civilian casualties is mounting fast …read more Source:...

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes
    Aug20

    Gold Wavers Ahead of Fed Minutes

    Gold prices shuffled between losses and gains as investors weighed conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East against pending release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...