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    Ukraine says rebels shoot down fighter jet over Luhansk region
    Aug17

    Ukraine says rebels shoot down fighter jet over Luhansk region

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine says rebels shoot down fighter jet over Luhansk region. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks and reinforcements, says separatist leader
    Aug17

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks and reinforcements, says separatist leader

    Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    European leaders meet over Ukraine
    Aug17

    European leaders meet over Ukraine

    EUROPEAN leaders are scrambling to defuse tensions in Ukraine with crisis talks that will be held in Berlin. …read more Source: THE...

    Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees
    Aug17

    Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks for offensive: leader
    Aug17

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks for offensive: leader

    Ukrainian rebels are getting new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia to launch a major counteroffensive against government forces, a separatist leader says. …read more Source: ABC...

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy (AFP)
    Aug16

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy (AFP)

    Donetsk (Russia) (AFP) – European leaders on Saturday scrambled to ease tensions over claims that Ukrainian forces had destroyed Russian military vehicles as Kiev inched closer to allowing a mammoth aid convoy from Moscow over its border. …read more Source: The West...

    No military with Ukraine aid
    Aug16

    No military with Ukraine aid

    Russia’s defence secretary has assured his US counterpart that there are no military personnel in its controversial aid convoy for Ukraine, the US says.It said Sergey Shoygu told Chuck Hagel the convoy was not being used as a pretext… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Shelling brings terror to leafy suburbs of besieged Donetsk (AFP)
    Aug16

    Shelling brings terror to leafy suburbs of besieged Donetsk (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – After shelling ended overnight in a suburb of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Konstantin Luchkin emerged from his cellar to find his beehives smashed, the facade of his house blown off and his car burnt and puckered with shrapnel holes. …read more Source: The West...

    Tensions boil over Ukraine as Russian convoy waits (AFP)
    Aug16

    Tensions boil over Ukraine as Russian convoy waits (AFP)

    Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Russia) (AFP) – Diplomatic efforts to douse an international firestorm over claims that Ukraine’s forces destroyed Russian military vehicles ratcheted up Saturday as Moscow demanded that Kiev allow its mammoth aid convoy to cross the volatile border. …read more Source: The West...

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo (AFP)
    Aug16

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo (AFP)

    Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Russia) (AFP) – Ukraine’s crisis entered dangerous new territory Saturday with Kiev claiming its forces destroyed a Russian military convoy, while the US warned Moscow over its “provocative” efforts at destabilisation. …read more Source: The West...

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