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    UN to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine crisis
    Aug23

    UN to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine crisis

    United Nations: The UN Security Council is to hold emergency consultations amid media reports of a major escalation in the Ukraine conflict.The emergency session, scheduled for Friday evening, was requested by Lithuania, Xinhua quoted the UN spokesperson’s office as saying.. …read more Source: India...

    Nato says Russia artillery firing at Ukraine army
    Aug23

    Nato says Russia artillery firing at Ukraine army

    The Russian military has moved artillery units manned by Russian personnel inside Ukrainian territory in recent days and is using them to fire at Ukrainian forces, Nato officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Merkel, Obama warn of ‘dangerous escalation’ in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Merkel, Obama warn of ‘dangerous escalation’ in Ukraine

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Friday that Russia was triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict in Ukraine due to its military presence and shelling there. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO chief condemns Russian aid convoy entry into Ukraine
    Aug23

    NATO chief condemns Russian aid convoy entry into Ukraine

    Kiev: NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Friday condemned the entry of a Russian humanitarian convoy into Ukrainian territory without Kiev’s consent and without involvement of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).Rasmussen criticised the.. …read more Source: India...

    World › West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine
    Aug23

    World › West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a “direct invasion,” and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. In another ominous turn… …read more Source: Japan...

    4 government soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine fighting
    Aug23

    4 government soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine fighting

    At least four government soldiers have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting over the past day in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Friday. …read more Source:...

    NATO Condemns Russia’s Action, Sees Build-Up of Forces Near Ukraine
    Aug22

    NATO Condemns Russia’s Action, Sees Build-Up of Forces Near Ukraine

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen condemned Russia on Friday for sending a “so-called humanitarian convoy” into Ukraine without the consent of Kiev and accused it of escalating the crisis. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin, Merkel Discuss Possible Paths to Ukraine Ceasefire: Kremlin
    Aug22

    Vladimir Putin, Merkel Discuss Possible Paths to Ukraine Ceasefire: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed possible joint steps to achieve a ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation, the Kremlin said, ahead of Merkel’s trip … …read more Source:...

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’
    Aug22

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’

    NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen sharply criticised the Russian decision to advance a “so-called” aid convoy into Ukraine as a “blatant breach” of international commitments that “only deepens the crisis”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev, West slam Russia’s convoy ‘invasion’ in east Ukraine
    Aug22

    Kiev, West slam Russia’s convoy ‘invasion’ in east Ukraine

    The West on Friday (Aug 22) blasted Moscow for unilaterally sending a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Lugansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion”. …read more Source: Channel...

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