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    UNHCR: at least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis
    Aug06

    UNHCR: at least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis

    At least 285,000 people have fled their homes because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that intensified battles could lead to a “massive exodus”. Local Ukrainian authorities have … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    Polish minister says Russia wants to pressure Ukraine or invade
    Aug05

    Polish minister says Russia wants to pressure Ukraine or invade

    August 06, 2014 3:17 AMWARSAW (REUTERS) – Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski said on Tuesday Russia has gathered military forces at the border with Ukraine to either put pressure on the neighbouring country or to enter it. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Driving Down East Ukraine’s Dangerous ‘Humanitarian Corridor’
    Aug05

    Driving Down East Ukraine’s Dangerous ‘Humanitarian Corridor’

    For a few hours at least, the road leading west from the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk was meant to provide a sliver of security for desperate residents trying to flee the ever-encroaching figh… …read more Source:...

    UN warns of mass exodus from Ukraine
    Aug05

    UN warns of mass exodus from Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military called on insurgents in Donetsk, Lugansk and another frontline city, Gorlivka, on Monday to open corridors for several hours each day to allow civilians to escape. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Moscow May Force European Airlines to Fly Around Russia
    Aug05

    Moscow May Force European Airlines to Fly Around Russia

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev threatened on Tuesday to retaliate for the grounding of a subsidiary of national airline Aeroflot because of EU sanctions, with one newspaper reporting that Euro… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin orders response to Western sanctions
    Aug05

    Russia’s Putin orders response to Western sanctions

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered his government to draft a response to “unacceptable” Western sanctions over Moscow’s perceived backing of pro-Kremlin rebels in Ukraine’s volatile east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Sanctions may force Russia to raise taxes: Medvedev
    Aug05

    Sanctions may force Russia to raise taxes: Medvedev

    MOSCOW – Russia may be forced to raise taxes in next year’s budget to make up for the impact of Western sanctions imposed over Moscow’s Ukraine policy, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian service
    Aug05

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian service

    Russia on Tuesday (Aug 5) threatened to block the website of the BBC’s Russian service because it reported an activist’s public appeal to get people to attend a rally mocking Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia mulls retaliation after sanctions hit Crimea airline
    Aug05

    Russia mulls retaliation after sanctions hit Crimea airline

    August 05, 2014 10:50 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russia is considering retaliating against Western nations after new sanctions grounded a subsidiary of flagship carrier Aeroflot over the Ukraine crisis, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    About 730,000 Have Left Ukraine for Russia Due to Conflict – United Nations Body
    Aug05

    About 730,000 Have Left Ukraine for Russia Due to Conflict – United Nations Body

    About 730,000 Ukrainians have left the country for Russia this year due to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, the European head of the United Nations agency for refugees said on Tuesday, pointing to a f… …read more Source:...

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