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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...

    No surrender: Ukraine rebels confident despite losses (AFP)
    Aug23

    No surrender: Ukraine rebels confident despite losses (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian forces may be pummelling them daily and key leaders might have just quit but defiant pro-Russian rebels say any talk of them being on the back foot is just crude propaganda from Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

    Russian trucks arrive at rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian trucks arrive at rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    Russian trucks have begun arriving in the rebel bastion of Luhansk, in Ukraine’s east, according to local officials, in what Kiev has called a “direct invasion”. …read more Source: ABC...

    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...

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’ (AFP)
    Aug22

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’ (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen sharply criticised the Russian decision to advance a “so-called” aid convoy into Ukraine on Friday as a “blatant breach” of international commitments that “only deepens the crisis”. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’ (AFP)
    Aug22

    NATO says Russian convoy move ‘only deepens crisis’ (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen sharply criticised the Russian decision to advance a “so-called” aid convoy into Ukraine on Friday as a “blatant breach” of international commitments that “only deepens the crisis”. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev, West slam Russia’s convoy ‘invasion’ in east Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug22

    Kiev, West slam Russia’s convoy ‘invasion’ in east Ukraine (AFP)

    Izvaryne (Ukraine) (AFP) – The West on Friday blasted Moscow for unilaterally sending a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Lugansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion”. …read more Source: The West...

    EU ‘deplores’ aggressive Russian convoy
    Aug22

    EU ‘deplores’ aggressive Russian convoy

    THE European Union has sharply criticised Russia for a “clear violation” of the Ukrainian border after Moscow sent in a large aid convoy to the restive east. …read more Source:...

    UN meeting over Russia aid convoy
    Aug22

    UN meeting over Russia aid convoy

    THE UN Security Council, which includes Australia, was to hold emergency consultations after Russia sent an aid convoy into eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

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