Ukrainian armed forces have allegedly killed more than 25 wounded people in a hospital in Krany Liman, on the outskirts of Slavyansk, as the National Guard seized the town from the local militia following heavy shelling.
Israel urged Europe's rising right-wing parties on Sunday to shun "neo-Nazi, racist" parties, saying it would not recognize political blocs with ties to such groups, called on more moderate European rightists not to join forces with them.
Protesters sat down, pulled out book titles such as George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" a dystopian novel about life in a totalitarian surveillance state and began to read. Junta banned political gatherings of five people or more. Unclear what laws such low-key protests could be breaking.
Funding infrastructure through bonds doubles the price or worse. Costs can be cut in half by funding through the state’s own bank. A general rule for government bonds is that they double the cost of projects, once interest has been paid.
Crimean Information Minister Dmitry Polonsky said on Saturday that the refugees are being accommodated in summer camps, Crimea’s authorities will do everything to help those who have come to the republic.
Over a thousand people rallied in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday to attract international attention to civilians being targeted by Ukraine army. Demand children be protected from Kiev’s assault, posters reading "Save Donbass kids from the Ukrainian army!"
Turkish police have shot tear gas at protesters, along with an RT journalist covering the event. More than 100 have been detained on the anniversary of the 2013 Gezi Park demonstrations and 25,000 officers have been dispatched to quash the protest.
Portugal’s Constitutional Court rejected austerity measures proposed by government in 2014 national budget,t rejected three out of four measures by government, include wage cuts for public employees 650 euros ($900), five-percent levy on unemployment benefits, six-percent levy on health payouts.
Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) believes that Kiev is "illegally occupying" eight regions of the Southeast of Ukraine, and prepares a draft law on the status of these territories. hopes that these regions would be able to follow Crimea’s example and join Russia.
France’s biggest bank, BNP Paribas, facing $10 billion fine over charges it violated US sanctions against Iran and other countries. US Justice Department pushing bank to plead guilty to charges, pay one of biggest penalties imposed on a financial institution
Over one million people in Spain - the eurozone's fourth largest economy - haven't had a job since 2010, according to a report by Spain's National Statistics Institute. Although this number continues to rise, the government says it's witnessing recovery.
Students at Wantagh High School — located about 34 miles east of New York City — are being forced to carry their books and belongings in plastic bags, sign in and out to use the bathroom and submit to searches when entering the building. But the sealing up of lockers took school security to a new level.
Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish "bandits" after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12. "These criminal acts of the enemies of the Ukrainian people will not go unpunished. Sloviansk has seen fierce fighting between the rebels and Ukraine's army.
Russia’s security forces arrested group of Ukrainian ultra-nationalists, accusing them of plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in the newly reintegrated region, Crimea, had plans to commit acts of sabotage including bombing and arson attacks in Crimean cities of Simferopol, Yalta and Sevastopol.
Prime minister told IMF Hungary neither wants nor needs further “assistance” from Rothschild-owned Federal Reserve Bank. Hungarian government assumed sovereignty over its currency issues money debt free. The nation’s economy, formerly staggering under deep indebtedness, has recovered rapidly.
Ukraine said Friday that it ordered a $786 million payment to Russia in a first step toward paying off its gas debts, and another round of talks aimed at resolving the two countries' dispute over gas prices and preventing a possible supply cutoff was set for Monday.
Turkish government recently cut off the flow of the Euphrates River, threatening primarily Syria but also Iraq with a major water crisis. Al-Akhbar found out that the water level in Lake Assad has dropped by about six meters, leaving millions of Syrians without drinking water.
The president of the semi-independent state of Abkhazia has apparently fled the capital, Sukhumi, after protesters stormed his headquarters. remains heavily dependent on Russian support. According to one recent report, Russia funds accounted for 70 percent of the country’s budget in 2012.
House Republicans voted down measure that discouraged government from giving contracts to companies that committed wage theft. The Democratic-sponsored amendment to a funding bill would deny taxpayer money to firms with documented wage violations under government contract.
A source in the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces told ITAR-TASS news agency on Thursday that about 300 militants who have been fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria were involved in the military operation against pro-Russian protesters in southeastern Ukraine.
At least eight people have been killed in an airstrike carried out by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s southeastern province of Paktika. The provincial police chief, General Nabi Jan Malakhel said the victims were all Taliban militants in the Thursday night attack.
House voted 219-189 in favor of an amendment from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) that, if signed into law, will prevent the DEA from using federal funds to go after medical marijuana patients and providers in jurisdictions where state law says pot can legally be prescribed.
Defense Minister Mikhail Koval: We will work until region begins live and function normally and people will get peace.” School, kindergarten in Slavyansk hit by mortar shells, local children's hospital, clinic targeted. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Kiev should refrain from using excessive force.
227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives -- including their Social Security numbers -- in a new national database being assembled by two federal agencies.
U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly for sanctions. Appeal by Representative John Conyers of Michigan and 13 other progressive Democrats who opposed sanctions, called for restoration of diplomatic relations between the two nations was ignored.
Every single variety of vegetable to be registered on an EU list, otherwise illegal to sell it. To be registered on the list, seed varieties have to pass series of tests demonstrating what is called DUS ‘Distinctiveness, Uniformity and Stability. ?3000 to test, register one single variety of seed for sale.
The head of the southern Russian republic of Chechnya has denied recent reports by Ukrainian sources that Chechen forces have been deployed to Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Moscow activists, that Chechnya had no armed forces, any Chechens in Ukraine there on their own.
US issued strong warning to China to avoid regional tensions by attempting to interfere with freedom of overflight in international airspace. The State Department issued warning on Thursday after Japan accused China of “dangerous maneuvers” above territories claimed by the two countries.
Russia called on Ukraine to immediately stop what it calls a fraternal war in the country, urges West to steer Kiev away from “national disaster. accused Ukraine authorities of bombarding cities, civilian targets using aircraft, artillery i nmilitary operation that "brings pain, suffering to peaceful citizens."
New York is about to become the 23rd in our nation to legalize medical marijuana with the passage of the Compassionate Care Act (A. 6357-B/Gottfried) passed with a bipartisan vote of 91-34. Next up is a senate vote to pass this bill after the fifth time a marijuana bill has been presented to the Assembly.
Several people have reportedly lost their lives in fresh fighting in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk. Ukraine’s National Guard said there have been several losses among their ranks, reported several deaths, injuries among pro-Russian activists involved in the fighting.
80 Ukrainian troops holed up at a Lugansk military base have surrendered to self-defense forces who stormed the military installation hosting the Ukrainian National Guard. The initial assault lasted for 10-15 minutes with almost unceasing gunfire. Conflicting reports on casualties, outcome of the attack.
Obama expressed willingness to expand assistance to Syrian opposition groups who are trying to oust President Bashar al-Assad. Announced plans for $5 billion counterterrorism fund training and equipping partners in other countries to fight violent extremism.
Around 3,000 Donbas miners marched through streets of Donetsk Wednesday, protesting Kiev's military operation in eastern Ukraine. Some miners interviewed by RIA Novosti support self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, others reject what they refer to as “fascist” policies of Kiev authorities.
$5 billion, 33 times amount spent by Apple to develop iPhone, wasted on failed websites, fraudulent contractors, false promises from Obama administration. Most individual state exchanges still don’t work, despite tens of millions of dollars in funding.
European Union leaders called on Russia to do what it can to end the fighting in the country's east, expect Russia to cooperate with Ukraine's "newly elected president," Petro Poroshenko. If Moscow doesn't cooperate or fails to help halt the fighting, it could face stiffer economic sanctions.
, MiG CEO Sergei Korotkov said the company was planning to supply 12 MiG-29M/M2 fighters to Syria in 2016-2017 under a contract concluded in 2007, but due to the ongoing war in the country there may be problems with the deliveries.
Economic sanctions against Russia, the European Union will hurt its own importers, while Russia will only benefit from the restrictions which will stop capital outflow, reorganize its financial system and stimulate import-substituting production, Russian presidential aide Sergei Glazyev told RIA Novosti.
The new president-elect of Ukraine told a German newspaper Wednesday that he planned to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a bid to "ease" the crisis in Ukraine, make for peace. When and where these talks will take place, is not yet decided AFP reports.
Russia dumping record amount of Treasurys, buying gold, 900,000 ounces continues to purchase gold, certainly won't be storing its physical metal with any of the western Central Banks. China and Russia consider further steps to shift to national currencies in bilateral transactions.
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