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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...

NATO chief urges Russia to pull troops back from border
Aug08

NATO chief urges Russia to pull troops back from border

The head of NATO has called on Russia to “step back from the brink” of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border, warning further intervention in Ukraine will isolate it further. …read more Source: ABC...

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...

Russia retaliates against sanctions with ban on Western food imports
Aug08

Russia retaliates against sanctions with ban on Western food imports

Russia banned most food imports from the West yesterday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, an unexpectedly sweeping move that will cost farmers in North America, Europe and Australia billions of dollars. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Fighter jet shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine
Aug08

Fighter jet shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine

A Ukranian fighter jet tumbled to earth in a fireball on Thursday (Aug 7) after it was blasted out of the air while flying low over rebel-held territory in the east of the country. …read more Source: Channel...

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...

Ukraine Government Suspends Ceasefire at MH17 Crash Site after Recovery Mission Halted
Aug07

Ukraine Government Suspends Ceasefire at MH17 Crash Site after Recovery Mission Halted

The Ukrainian government said on Thursday it was suspending a ceasefire with separatist rebels at the crash site of the Malaysian airliner after an international recovery mission had been halted. …read more Source:...

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...

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...

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