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    Russia aid trucks draw West’s ire
    Aug23

    Russia aid trucks draw West’s ire

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine today for talks, a day after calling Russia’s decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy there a dangerous escalation.More than 260 Russian trucks entered eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine as Merkel calls for peace
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine as Merkel calls for peace

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a swift diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Ukraine as trucks that sparked international condemnation by crossing into the country without consent returned to Russia. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Merkel calls for ceasefire, Ukraine says not at cost of independence
    Aug23

    Merkel calls for ceasefire, Ukraine says not at cost of independence

    German chancellor Angela Merkel has called for Ukraine and Russia to agree to a ceasefire during her first visit to Ukraine since fighting erupted early this year. Ms Merkel pressed Moscow to engage on a peace plan with Kiev and said success was not possible if only one side was interested in a diplomatic solution.”There must be two sides...

    Merkel jets into Kiev as tensions soar over Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug23

    Merkel jets into Kiev as tensions soar over Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Kiev Saturday for crisis talks with Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders, as a controversial aid convoy from Moscow began crossing back from the war-torn east of the country to Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.An Associated Press reporter saw four of the trucks waiting Saturday morning… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Anger in West as Russian aid convoy enters Ukraine
    Aug23

    Anger in West as Russian aid convoy enters Ukraine

    The West has rebuked Russia for sending scores of trucks from a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Luhansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion.” …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russian convoy retreats amid condemnation of ‘dangerous escalation’
    Aug23

    Russian convoy retreats amid condemnation of ‘dangerous escalation’

    The first trucks from Moscow’s controversial aid convoy to rebel-held parts of Ukraine have begun returning to Russia, monitors from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe say.Paul Picard, the acting head of the mission observing the Russian border post known as Donetsk, said some of the vehicles had begun passing through...

    Artillery fire ‘kills two civilians’ in Donetsk (AFP)
    Aug23

    Artillery fire ‘kills two civilians’ in Donetsk (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two civilians were killed Saturday apparently by artillery fire in Donetsk, the main separatist stronghold in eastern Ukraine, an AFP reporter witnessed. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian aid trucks lift Ukraine tensions
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks lift Ukraine tensions

    THE West has rebuked Russia for sending trucks from an aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Luhansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion”. …read more Source: THE...

    Kiev, West slam Russian aid convoy to east Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug23

    Kiev, West slam Russian aid convoy to east Ukraine (AFP)

    Izvaryne (Ukraine) (AFP) – The West rebuked Russia for sending scores of trucks Friday from a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Lugansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion.” …read more Source: The West...

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