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    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter
    Aug14

    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter

    The economy in Europe’s 18-nation eurozone has stalled. After a year of weak growth, the European Union said Thursday the economic fortunes of the countries that use the euro currency flattened in the April-to-June period. The region’s three biggest economies failed to advance, with powerhouse Germany, along with Italy, both shrinking...

    Putin in Crimea
    Aug14

    Putin in Crimea

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    Putin: Russia Should Build Itself Up, Not Isolate Itself
    Aug14

    Putin: Russia Should Build Itself Up, Not Isolate Itself

    Russians need to mobilize for the benefit of their country but not for conflict with outside world, President Vladimir Putin said while on the last of his two-day visit to Crimea. “We must calmly, with dignity and effectively build up our country, not fence it off from the outside world,” Putin said in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in...

    Russian Convoy Again Headed Toward Ukraine
    Aug14

    Russian Convoy Again Headed Toward Ukraine

    A Russian convoy, carrying what Moscow says is humanitarian aid, has resumed its journey toward war-torn eastern Ukraine. The convoy of nearly 300 trucks left the southwestern Russian town of Voronezh Thursday, where it had stalled as controversy swirled about its contents and its final destination. Moscow insists it coordinated the dispatch of...

    Russian Convoy Enroute to Ukraine Raises Suspicions in Ukraine, West
    Aug14

    Russian Convoy Enroute to Ukraine Raises Suspicions in Ukraine, West

    A massive Russian convoy is on the way to Ukraine’s border with what Moscow says is emergency relief for the Russian-speaking population in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv says it will allow distribution of aid only through the International Committee of the Red Cross because of concerns the Russian convoy may be carrying military assistance to...

    Ashton Ready to Call Special Meeting on Iraq, Ukraine, Gaza
    Aug13

    Ashton Ready to Call Special Meeting on Iraq, Ukraine, Gaza

    European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is ready to call a special foreign ministers’ meeting as early as this week and is talking to EU governments about it, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The meeting is expected to cover conflicts in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza. France and current EU president Italy have been pressing for a...

    Events in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Events in Ukraine

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    Ukraine Minister Denounces Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine Minister Denounces Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukraine’s interior minister insisted Wednesday that the Russian convoy headed to the war-torn eastern region will not be allowed to enter the country. Arsen Avakov called the convoy a “provocation by the cynical aggressor.” Russia says the nearly 300 trucks that left Moscow Tuesday are carrying hundreds of tons of aid to...

    As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug13

    As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine

    As Ukraine promises to deny entrance to a convoy of nearly 300 Russian trucks carrying what Russia says are aid to civilians in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, the humanitarian situation is worsening in the region’s besieged cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. As the Russian convoy nears the border, Ukrainian and Western officials fear that...

    Russia to Boost Trade with Egypt
    Aug13

    Russia to Boost Trade with Egypt

    Russia will increase exports of wheat to Egypt and imports of other agriculture products from it, Russian officials said on Tuesday as the two countries discussed the potential for free trade. The move comes as Russia seeks new sources of supply after it banned most food imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and...

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