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    NATO chief to visit Ukraine amid Russia border tensions (AFP)
    Aug06

    NATO chief to visit Ukraine amid Russia border tensions (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Kiev Thursday, Ukraine’s foreign ministry said, amid heightened tensions over allegations Russia is massing troops along its ex-Soviet neighbour’s border. …read more Source: The West...

    War keeps MH17 team from crash zone
    Aug06

    War keeps MH17 team from crash zone

    AUSTRALIAN and Dutch investigators have failed for a third day running to reach the MH17 crash site, as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Fears of escalation in Ukraine roils markets
    Aug06

    Fears of escalation in Ukraine roils markets

    LONDON (AP) Fears that the crisis in Ukraine is escalating into a new and dangerous phase roiled financial markets Wednesday.Following allegations of a buildup of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine and the prospect of tit-for-tat… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city
    Aug06

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Residents in the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say their neighborhood was hit by a government air strike overnight, bringing the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Kiev’s forces… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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