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    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government’s effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists out of their stronghold. Rebel leaders announced months ago that they would raise funds by levying taxes from local businesses, but almost all private enterprises have ceased to...

    Calsberg Hurt by Russia, Ukraine
    Aug20

    Calsberg Hurt by Russia, Ukraine

    Danish brewer Carlsberg warned that problems in Russia and Ukraine will have a bigger impact on full-year earnings than previously expected, even as it posted slightly higher second-quarter net profit. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Carlsberg warns on profits over Russia hit
    Aug20

    Carlsberg warns on profits over Russia hit

    Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, became one of the first major European companies to warn over the impact of the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to attend crisis talks with Putin
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to attend crisis talks with Putin

    Russia and Ukraine presidents would meet with top European Union officials in Minsk on August 26 to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    As Ukrainian forces advance, president plans to meet with Putin
    Aug20

    As Ukrainian forces advance, president plans to meet with Putin

    Ukrainian forces pushed deeper into territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels Tuesday, fighting street battles in the besieged city of Luhansk and pressuring the outer defenses of Donetsk in a further blow to the separatists’ crumbling virtual state. While continuing its offensive, the Ukrainian government said it saw a real chance for a...

    German Leader Emerges as Key Figure in Ukraine Talks
    Aug20

    German Leader Emerges as Key Figure in Ukraine Talks

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is emerging more and more as a pivotal leader on the Ukraine conflict as she dances delicately between opposing forces. …read more Source: The New York...

    Plenty of Room at the Top of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion
    Aug20

    Plenty of Room at the Top of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion

    In what separatist officials call the “Ukrainianization” of the leadership, almost all the original Russian leaders of the rebellion have resigned and gone home, replaced by Ukrainians of dubious qualifications. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to attend EU crisis talks with Putin
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to attend EU crisis talks with Putin

    The meeting will put the leaders in the same room for the first time since a passing encounter in France in June …read more Source: The Globe and...

    In Ukraine, Fear and Distrust Remain Where Fighting has Stopped
    Aug20

    In Ukraine, Fear and Distrust Remain Where Fighting has Stopped

    As the Ukrainian military reclaims control of eastern cities from pro-Russian separatists, residents are getting a chance to rebuild their lives. In the town of Kramatorsk in Donetsk province, a sense of fear is still in the air, and distrust of the government in Kyiv still runs deep. In a leafy neighborhood of Kramatorsk, residents are cleaning...

    Ukraine may have an energy problem besides nat gas
    Aug20

    Ukraine may have an energy problem besides nat gas

    Ukraine is running low on coal because of violence in the country, according to two firms with energy operations there. …read more Source:...