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    Rebels reportedly shoot down Ukrainian fighter jet
    Aug17

    Rebels reportedly shoot down Ukrainian fighter jet

    Pro-Russian separatists on Sunday (Aug 17) shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet over the war-torn east of the country, a military spokesman told AFP. The pilot was rescued, he added. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian food embargo smells like opportunity for LatAm
    Aug17

    Russian food embargo smells like opportunity for LatAm

    SAO PAULO – Russia’s embargo on US and EU food products has opened a window of opportunity for Latin America, which could capitalize on the Ukraine crisis to become a major food supplier to Moscow. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian, Ukraine foreign ministers to meet in bid to defuse tensions
    Aug17

    Russian, Ukraine foreign ministers to meet in bid to defuse tensions

    DONETSK (RUSSIA) – The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will hold urgent talks in Berlin Sunday, seeking to defuse tensions in east Ukraine where Kiev is attempting to defeat pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine separatist leader says rebels getting tanks and reinforcements
    Aug17

    Ukraine separatist leader says rebels getting tanks and reinforcements

    Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on Saturday. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    World › Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine
    Aug17

    World › Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy were waiting Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures drag on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. Ukrainian officials are concerned that the mission including around 200 trucks could be… …read...

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy
    Aug17

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy

    European leaders scrambled to ease tensions over claims that Ukrainian forces had destroyed Russian military vehicles as Kiev inched closer to allowing a mammoth aid convoy from Moscow over its border. …read more Source: Channel...

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo
    Aug16

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo

    Ukraine’s crisis entered dangerous new territory on Saturday with Kiev claiming its forces destroyed a Russian military convoy, while the US warned Moscow over its “provocative” efforts at destabilization. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Top Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Troops Training in Russia
    Aug16

    Top Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Troops Training in Russia

    Ukrainian rebels are receiving new military equipment and troops trained in Russia, and will launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on… …read more Source:...

    West Faces Tough Choices if Russia, Ukraine Fight
    Aug16

    West Faces Tough Choices if Russia, Ukraine Fight

    If Russia and Ukraine slide into outright war, the United States and allies will face tough choices on how to support a friendly state they have no intention of making a full NATO member. …read more Source:...

    President Xi meets UN Secretary-General on hot issues
    Aug16

    President Xi meets UN Secretary-General on hot issues

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday discussed several hot issues, including Ebola, Ukraine and Iraq, in their fourth meeting this year. …read more Source: China...

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