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    Ukraine says it stopped Russian troops invading; Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’
    Aug09

    Ukraine says it stopped Russian troops invading; Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’

    Ukraine said on Saturday it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine under the guise of peacekeepers with the aim of provoking a large-scale military conflict, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale.” Ukraine has made several similar statements about Russian aggression during months of conflict with...

    Barricades Come Down in Ukraine’s Capital City
    Aug09

    Barricades Come Down in Ukraine’s Capital City

    City workers and volunteers have removed the last of the barricades that had blocked the main street of Ukraine’s capital since protests that forced a change of government arose late last year. …read more Source:...

    New Ukrainian rebel leader says he wants only Moscow’s ‘moral support’
    Aug09

    New Ukrainian rebel leader says he wants only Moscow’s ‘moral support’

    A Ukrainian has replaced a Russian at the helm of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine and declared that he wants “only moral support” from Moscow, as the Kremlin apparently tries to rebut Western claims that it is calling the shots among the rebels. Many in the rebel ranks decry what they call Russia’s betrayal of […] The...

    Over 1,543 killed in Ukraine conflict in four months
    Aug09

    Over 1,543 killed in Ukraine conflict in four months

    United Nations: The UN said on Friday that more than 1,543 people have been killed and another 4,396 wounded in Ukraine since fighting flared up in mid-April.Ivan Simonovic, UN assistant secretary-general for human rights, delivered his latest Ukraine report to the 15 member UN.. …read more Source: India...

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up
    Aug09

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Fierce battles on Ukraine’s porous eastern border left 15 government troops dead as fears of a possible Russian invasion swirled Saturday with NATO urging Moscow to withdraw its troops along the frontier. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17 probe hampered by volatile security at crash site: UN
    Aug09

    MH17 probe hampered by volatile security at crash site: UN

    The United Nations said here Friday that a probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is being hampered by the volatile security situation at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. “While the downing of the … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up
    Aug09

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up

    NATO also urging Moscow to withdraw troops from Ukraine border. Various countries also slam Russia’s food embargo. …read more Source: Channel...

    Volatile security hampers MH17 probe
    Aug09

    Volatile security hampers MH17 probe

    United Nations: The UN said here on Friday that a probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was being hampered by the volatile security situation at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.”While the downing of the aircraft may constitute a war crime, a thorough, .. …read more Source: India...

    World › US warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
    Aug09

    World › US warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine

    The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as “an invasion of Ukraine.” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power delivered the warning at a Security Council meeting focusing on the human rights situation in Ukraine’s...

    Russia Says it Has Ended Military Drills Criticised by US
    Aug09

    Russia Says it Has Ended Military Drills Criticised by US

    Russia’s Defence Ministry said late on Friday it had finished military exercises in southern Russia which the United States had criticised as a “provocative” step amid the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

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