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    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine.Donald Tusk said Wednesday that his assessment is based on information… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Asia stocks fall on Russia-Ukraine concerns
    Aug06

    Asia stocks fall on Russia-Ukraine concerns

    MUMBAI, India (AP) Worries over Russian troops amassing near the Ukraine border sent most Asian stock markets lower Wednesday.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.1 percent to 15,159.79 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.5… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Search for MH17 victims winds down in Ukraine
    Aug06

    Search for MH17 victims winds down in Ukraine

    Rassypnoe, Ukraine: The search for human remains at the MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine is winding down, with an expectation among the Australian search party here that they will be withdrawn as early as Thursday or Friday. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces, rebels continue in Donetsk
    Aug06

    Clashes between Ukrainian forces, rebels continue in Donetsk

    Ukrainian forces are continuing to clash with rebels in eastern Ukraine as they push into regional capital Donetsk. …read more Source: ABC...

    Driving down east Ukraine’s dangerous ‘humanitarian corridor’ (AFP)
    Aug06

    Driving down east Ukraine’s dangerous ‘humanitarian corridor’ (AFP)

    Kurakhove (Ukraine) (AFP) – For a few hours at least, the road leading west from the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk was meant to provide a sliver of security for desperate residents trying to flee the ever-encroaching fighting in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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