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    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...

    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...

    US warns Russia against using aid as pretext to invade Ukraine
    Aug09

    US warns Russia against using aid as pretext to invade Ukraine

    August 09, 2014 12:57 AMUNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – The United States warned Russia Friday against using the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine as a pretext for an invasion, saying such a move would be “completely unacceptable.” …read more Source: The Straits...

    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:...

    Shelling kills 3 in rebel-held Ukraine city
    Aug08

    Shelling kills 3 in rebel-held Ukraine city

    The Donetsk city council said four apartment buildings in the southern part of the city were damaged by artillery barrages. …read more Source: The...

    21 More MH17 Crash Victims Identified, Experts Fly Home
    Aug08

    21 More MH17 Crash Victims Identified, Experts Fly Home

    Dutch forensics experts have identified 21 more flight MH17 victims, the government said on Friday, while their colleagues at the crash site began arriving home from east Ukraine where fighting has st… …read more Source:...

    Russia threatens Asia flight paths with possible block on Siberia airspace
    Aug08

    Russia threatens Asia flight paths with possible block on Siberia airspace

    Russia’s threat to bar European and North American airlines from Siberian airspace, the latest salvo in tit-for-tat sanctions over Ukraine, is forcing carriers to consider other Asian routes. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Russian makes way for a Ukrainian as head of pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk
    Aug08

    Russian makes way for a Ukrainian as head of pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

    An eastern Ukraine native has replaced a Russian as leader of separatists in their stronghold of Donetsk, a move aimed at blunting Western accusations the rebellion is being run by Moscow. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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