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    Russian Ukraine ‘incursion’ raises fears (AFP)
    Aug16

    Russian Ukraine ‘incursion’ raises fears (AFP)

    Tensions are soaring after Ukraine said it destroyed part of Russian armoured column that crossed the border, even as Russian denied the accusation. …read more Source: The West...

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday
    Aug16

    How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

    The stock market recovered from a midday swoon caused by the latest worries over Ukraine and ended little changed on Friday. The Ukrainian president said his military destroyed most of a Russian military convoy that entered his country…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief
    Aug16

    Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief

    WASHINGTON (AP) Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu “guaranteed” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday that no Russian troops are involved in the transport of humanitarian relief supplies to eastern Ukraine, a Pentagon spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Stocks overcome a midday tumble on Ukraine
    Aug16

    Stocks overcome a midday tumble on Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) The stock market recovered from a midday swoon caused by the latest worries over Ukraine and ended little changed.The Standard & Poor’s 500 index ended pretty much where it started the day on Friday, at 1,955 points,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    World Cup warm-up win for Boomers
    Aug16

    World Cup warm-up win for Boomers

    Australia’s basketballers beat Ukraine 74-65 in a World Cup warm-up event in Nice that also includes France and the Philippines. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Operation transparency for Russian aid convoy (AFP)
    Aug16

    Operation transparency for Russian aid convoy (AFP)

    Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Russia) (AFP) – Two men lift the tarp of a Russian truck near the border with conflict-ridden Ukraine, showing the cargo to around 25 journalists with cameras and microphones in hand. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine
    Aug16

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, advisors to Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug16

    Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, advisors to Ukraine (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to “stop the flow of military equipment, military advisers and armed personnel crossing the border with Ukraine,” in a telephone call on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Donetsk rebel leader appeals for Russian aid (AFP)
    Aug15

    Donetsk rebel leader appeals for Russian aid (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, said Friday that the inhabitants desperately need Russian humanitarian aid and accused Ukraine of deliberately stalling its arrival. …read more Source: The West...

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