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    Russia investigates online community that promotes selfies with dead people
    Aug17

    Russia investigates online community that promotes selfies with dead people

    Russia is investigating an online community that urges members to post selfies with dead people and even offers cash prizes for the best shot, police said on Monday. A police spokesman in the northern city of Syktyvkar told AFP they have opened an investigation into a community called “Selfie with the Deceased” on popular Russian...

    Two killed, six wounded in shelling near east Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol
    Aug17

    Two killed, six wounded in shelling near east Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol

    Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalionsUkraine, rebels urged to sign deal extending arms withdrawal …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ten killed in spike in east Ukraine violence
    Aug17

    Ten killed in spike in east Ukraine violence

    KIEV (AFP) – Fierce clashes in east Ukraine killed at least 10 people in the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said Monday, as Russia warned that Kiev could be preparing for a fresh offensive.The single day death toll is the highest in over a month as both sides accuse each other of gearing up for for an onslaught that would...

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal
    Aug17

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea, with a major expansion of U.S. drone flights, the Wall Street Journal reported. …read more Source: The...

    US military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal
    Aug17

    US military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal

    The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea, with a major expansion of U.S. drone flights, the Wall Street Journal reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lavillenie takes Bubka’s baton and launches meet
    Aug17

    Lavillenie takes Bubka’s baton and launches meet

    BEIJING – The baton — or should that be pole vault — has duly been passed between Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka and his successor as world record holder, Renaud Lavillenie of France. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia probes ‘selfie with dead’ online community
    Aug17

    Russia probes ‘selfie with dead’ online community

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia is investigating an online community that urges members to post selfies with dead people and even offers cash prizes for the best shot, police told AFP on Monday.A police spokesman in the northern city of Syktyvkar told AFP they have opened an investigation into a community called Selfie with the Deceased on popular...

    Russia probes ‘selfie with dead’ online community
    Aug17

    Russia probes ‘selfie with dead’ online community

    Russia is investigating an online community that urges members to post selfies with dead people and even offers cash prizes for the best shot, police told AFP on Monday.A police spokesman in the northern city of Syktyvkar told AFP they have opened an investigation into a community called “Selfie with the Deceased” on popular Russian...

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko
    Aug17

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised Russian leader Vladimir Putin for visiting Russia-annexed Crimea on Monday, saying his action was part of a plan to whip up tensions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug17

    Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    Fighting flared between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels in separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight, killing at least two Ukrainian soldiers and several civilians, Kiev’s military and separatist sources said on Monday. The clashes, near Mariupol in the southeast and at Horlivka, a rebel-held town, formed part of a resurgence...

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