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    Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels prepare for new counter-offensive
    Aug17

    Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels prepare for new counter-offensive

    Pro-Russian rebels are planning a major counter-offensive against Ukrainian government forces after they receive tanks, armoured vehicles and other military equipment and an influx of troops trained in Russia, a separatist leader said in a video released yesterday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian aid convoy still blocked near Ukrainian border
    Aug16

    Russian aid convoy still blocked near Ukrainian border

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine crisis: ‘We are getting tanks and reinforcements from Russia,’ says separatist leader
    Aug16

    Ukraine crisis: ‘We are getting tanks and reinforcements from Russia,’ says separatist leader

    Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to counter-attack against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine begins test imports of Slovakian gas
    Aug16

    Ukraine begins test imports of Slovakian gas

    Ukraine has begun test imports of gas from Slovakia, it was announced on Saturday, as the country tries to reduce… …read more Source: The...

    Glasgow’s offer of sanctuary gives the rest of Scotland a lesson in compassion | Kevin McKenna
    Aug16

    Glasgow’s offer of sanctuary gives the rest of Scotland a lesson in compassion | Kevin McKenna

    The first city in the world to stand beside Nelson Mandela has long opened its doors to victims of the world’s worst conflictsRunning alongside the contrived culture of Edinburgh in August is Just Festival. To quote directly from its programme of events: “Just Festival celebrates that peace is not only an absence of conflict; it is a...

    VIDEO: ‘Military activity’ near aid convoy
    Aug16

    VIDEO: ‘Military activity’ near aid convoy

    There has been an increased level of military activity in the area near where a controversial humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is stalled on the Russian side of the Ukrainian border. …read more Source:...

    Cincinnati: Ivanovic in semifinals, Jankovic ousted
    Aug16

    Cincinnati: Ivanovic in semifinals, Jankovic ousted

    CINCINNATI – Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic beat Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-2 6-3 at the WTA Cincinnati 2014 on Saturday to reach the semifinals. …read more Source:...

    Foreign ministers to hold urgent meeting on Ukraine crisis
    Aug16

    Foreign ministers to hold urgent meeting on Ukraine crisis

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany are to hold an urgent meeting to address tensions in eastern Ukraine. The situation worsened after claims Russia tried to send a military convoy into Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine rebel says he has 1,200 fighters ‘trained in Russia’ under his command
    Aug16

    Ukraine rebel says he has 1,200 fighters ‘trained in Russia’ under his command

    Prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic posts speech to YouTube saying they have 30 tanksOne of the top rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine claims that his forces have recently received 1,200 fighters who had undergone training in Russia. The claim came during a speech to leading rebels, apparently recorded on Friday and...

    Serb against Serb in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Serb against Serb in Ukraine

    Serbs have been fighting on the side of pro-Russian forces of self-proclaimed republics Donetsk and Lugansk, but also for Ukrainian government. “Serb …read more Source:...

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