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    Russian aid trucks bound for Ukraine pass border checkpoint
    Aug21

    Russian aid trucks bound for Ukraine pass border checkpoint

    The first lorries from a Russian aid convoy, stuck for almost a week at the Ukrainian border, have passed a checkpoint on their way to deliver what… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis: “DPR militias freeing Miusinsk”
    Aug21

    Ukraine Crisis: “DPR militias freeing Miusinsk”

    Report from positions of anti-tank squad. …read more Source:...

    Russian military vehicles ‘seized in Ukraine’
    Aug21

    Russian military vehicles ‘seized in Ukraine’

    Heavy shelling and fierce street battles are helping Ukrainian forces gain the upper hand over pro-Russian separatists in and around the eastern… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko talks tough ahead of meetings with Merkel, Putin
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko talks tough ahead of meetings with Merkel, Putin

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he would call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to rein in pro-Russian separatists when the two men meet next week and told the Kremlin chief he had “a strong country, a strong army” behind him. …read more Source:...

    Russian aid convoy clears customs at east Ukraine border
    Aug21

    Russian aid convoy clears customs at east Ukraine border

    Guards fill in paperwork at rebel-held crossing after demands for Kiev-led cargo check and Red Cross safety guaranteesThe first trucks in a vast Russian aid convoy have cleared customs at a rebel-held border point in east Ukraine and are poised to move further into the country after almost two weeks of speculation over Moscow’s intentions...

    Russia closes McDonald’s restaurants amid Ukraine tensions
    Aug21

    Russia closes McDonald’s restaurants amid Ukraine tensions

    Russia has beefed up its scrutiny of McDonald’s restaurants. The country’s food safety watchdog made unscheduled checks in several regions, one day… …read more Source:...

    Serbia’s foreign policy: Divided loyalties
    Aug21

    Serbia’s foreign policy: Divided loyalties

    A NICE summing-up of Serbia’s foreign-policy dilemmas was shown in a recent drawing by Corax, the country’s leading political cartoonist. Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia’s prime minister, is shown playing two pianos at once, with Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, conducting on one side, and Vladimir Putin, Russia’s...

    The Eurasian Union: The other EU
    Aug21

    The Eurasian Union: The other EU

    A Eurasian threesome “IT IS like you’ve been dating a girl for a long time,” grins Pavel Andreev, an editor at a state-controlled broadcaster, Rossiya Segodnya, explaining why it has taken so long to press ahead with the Eurasian Union. “You’ve met the parents, you’ve spent a weekend with the families, and now you want to get...

    VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?
    Aug21

    VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Who controls what?

    Pro-Russian rebels, who had taken control of eastern Ukraine, are under pressure as government forces fight to regain control. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Russia: Battering on
    Aug21

    Ukraine and Russia: Battering on

    IN A dusty Russian field close to the border with Ukraine, a fleet of nearly 300 trucks sit under the hot summer sun. Their arrival on August 14th was a sideshow to the war inside Ukraine, a piece of political sleight-of-hand that was neither a true humanitarian mission (as Moscow presented it) nor a prelude to invasion by Russian “peacekeepers”...

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