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    Fighter jet shot down in Ukraine
    Aug08

    Fighter jet shot down in Ukraine

    A UKRAINIAN fighter jet has tumbled to earth in a fireball after it was blasted out of the air while flying low over rebel-held territory. …read more Source:...

    Fighter jet shot down 40 km from MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine
    Aug08

    Fighter jet shot down 40 km from MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine

    Two pro-Russian separatists are seen standing close by as aircraft explodes in mid-air. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine
    Aug08

    Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

    TRENTON, Ontario (AP) Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia.Defense Minister Rob Nicholson said Thursday that Canada will deliver helmets,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Inside besieged Donetsk, civilians shelter from bombardment (AFP)
    Aug08

    Inside besieged Donetsk, civilians shelter from bombardment (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Seven employees of a fitness centre huddled in its basement in the heart of rebel-held Donetsk on Thursday as the centre of the besieged city came under sustained shelling for first time. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland speeds up arms deal citing Ukraine conflict
    Aug07

    Poland speeds up arms deal citing Ukraine conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s defense ministry says it is accelerating the tender process for its acquisition of new combat helicopters due to the armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine.Spokesman Jacek Sonta said Thursday the ministry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Alert on Russian troops build-up
    Aug07

    Alert on Russian troops build-up

    A NATO warning of a Russian troop build-up on the border with Ukraine has fuelled fears of a major incursion. …read more Source: THE...

    Report: Pro-Russian separatists put Army on alert
    Aug07

    Report: Pro-Russian separatists put Army on alert

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) A news agency says pro-Russian separatists in a breakaway region of Moldova have put their army on alert, claiming they fear military action from their neighbors, Ukraine and Moldova.The Trans-Dniester Tiras… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia extends import ban over Ukraine sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting
    Aug07

    3 killed, 5 wounded in east Ukraine fighting

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Overnight shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed three people and wounded five as government forces tighten their grip on the pro-Russian rebel stronghold, the city council said Thursday.In… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting
    Aug07

    Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) The crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank’s meeting.Economists say the monetary authority for the 18 countries that use the euro will look… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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