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NEW YORK, NY and KIEV, UKRAINE / ACCESSWIRE / August 21, 2014 / GASE Energy, Inc. which controls over 160 square miles of producing, clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in the Ukraine, today announced its second quarter and first half financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014.
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It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
The star on the spire of the Stalinist building at Kotelnicheskaya Embankment in Moscow has been painted blue by unidentified people Banners flew high in Moscow, as an attempt to put a Ukrainian flag on a landmark skyscraper and paint its spire in yellow-blue colors, faced a counter move by a group of daredevils, who decorated another high-rise ... (more)
Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems Wednesday in the Luhansk region of Ukraine.
The mother of Russian photojournalist, Andrey Stenin, missing in war-torn eastern Ukraine, has addressed the International Committee of the Red Cross to help find her son.
Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels left dozens of civilians dead on Wednesday with artillery pounding central Donetsk as Ukrainian troops pushed on with a bloody offensive.
German chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech at a meeting of Economic Scientists with more than a dozen of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
Local residents sit in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire, in the settlement of Makiivka, on the outskirts of Donetsk, August 19, 2014 Heavy shelling of eastern Ukraine by the country's military continues, with people in despair and badly in need of water and electricity, hiding out in basements.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German President Joachim Gauck pose with the Germany's coach Joachim Loew and his players after Germany beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.
A piece of the wreckage is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Petropavlivka , Donetsk region July 24, 2014.
Activist librarian Zoia Markovna Horn died on July 12 at the age 96. She was famous for being the first U.S. librarian to be jailed for refusing to divulge information that violated professional principles of privacy and intellectual freedom.
According to a state-run Russian broadcaster, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov are striving to erode the standing of the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine.
Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.
The Ukrainian government has captured most of a town near Donetsk, tightening the noose around the key rebel-held stronghold, officials said on Tuesday.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:27 pm
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