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    Russia firing artillery within Ukraine, NATO reports
    Aug23

    Russia firing artillery within Ukraine, NATO reports

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine hit dangerous new heights Friday as Russia sent an enormous aid convoy into rebel-held Ukrainian territory without the permission of the Kiev government, a move that a top Ukrainian security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves
    Aug23

    Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves

    EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts (AP) President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine, the buildup of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border and Russian shelling into Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel slams Russia over Ukraine convoy
    Aug22

    Merkel slams Russia over Ukraine convoy

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev’s permission.Merkel’s office says she called… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower
    Aug22

    Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country.Investors are also looking ahead to a meeting of central bankers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a "direct invasion"
    Aug22

    Ukraine’s Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a "direct invasion"

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a “direct invasion” …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash
    Aug22

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur.It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    CORRECTS:  AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia
    Aug21

    CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia

    IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia. (Corrects APNewsAlert to show that Red Cross jeeps, not 2 Russian aid convoy trucks, crossing border into Ukraine) …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists.Ukrainian troops… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    BERLIN (AP) Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.
    Aug20

    Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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