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    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter
    Aug06

    Underground misery at dank Ukraine bomb shelter

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) For the people huddled in a dank and chilly bomb shelter Tuesday, the question of who was responsible was less important than the fact of their misery.Two journalists from The Associated Press joined Donetsk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Stocks slide as worries about Ukraine build
    Aug06

    Stocks slide as worries about Ukraine build

    NEW YORK (AP) The stock market fell to its lowest point since May as traders worried that tensions between Russia and Ukraine could flare up.Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. Halliburton and Devon Energy each fell… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Vladimir Putin orders response to ‘unacceptable’ Western sanctions on Russia
    Aug06

    Vladimir Putin orders response to ‘unacceptable’ Western sanctions on Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered his government to draft a response to “unacceptable” Western sanctions over Moscow’s perceived backing of pro-Kremlin rebels in Ukraine’s volatile east. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus (AFP)
    Aug05

    Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a “massive exodus and destruction” if fighting intensified. …read more Source: The West...

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian Service (AFP)
    Aug05

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian Service (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia threatened Tuesday to block the website of the BBC’s Russian Service because it reported an activist’s public appeal to get people to attend a rally mocking Moscow’s policy in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    At least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis: UN (AFP)
    Aug05

    At least 285,000 flee Ukraine crisis: UN (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – At least 285,000 people have fled their homes because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that intensified battles could lead to a “massive exodus”. …read more Source: The West...

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian service
Service (AFP)
    Aug05

    Moscow threatens to block BBC Russian service Service (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Tuesday threatened to block the website of the BBC’s Russian service because it reported an activist’s public appeal to get people to attend a rally mocking Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine forces close in on bastion
    Aug05

    Ukraine forces close in on bastion

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    Ukrainian troops edge closer to rebel city
    Aug05

    Ukrainian troops edge closer to rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian troops have taken control of a key checkpoint on the western edge of Donetsk, the biggest city in the rebellious east, and are making gradual advances to quash pro-Russian separatist forces.An Associated… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainians flee besieged Donetsk as fighting closes in (AFP)
    Aug05

    Ukrainians flee besieged Donetsk as fighting closes in (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The once-bustling leafy boulevards of central Donetsk are now deserted but one place where there is almost certain to be a crowd is the rebel-held city’s ornate Stalin-era railway station. …read more Source: The West...

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