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    Rockets hit refugee convoy in Luhansk
    Aug18

    Rockets hit refugee convoy in Luhansk

    Refugees fleeing the besieged east Ukrainian city of Luhansk burned to death in their buses today when they were hit… …read more Source: The...

    Dozens die as Luhansk refugee convoy hit by rocket and mortar fire
    Aug18

    Dozens die as Luhansk refugee convoy hit by rocket and mortar fire

    Government and rebel forces blame each other for the attack, which has killed evacuees trying to escape the conflictDozens of people, including women and children, were killed on Monday when a convoy carrying refugees was hit by rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.Government forces and pro-Russian...

    Russia says agreement reached on aid trucks into Ukraine – video
    Aug18

    Russia says agreement reached on aid trucks into Ukraine – video

    Russia says all objections to it sending a humanitarian aid convoy into eastern Ukraine have been resolved but says no progress has been made toward a ceasefire agreement. Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov speaks in Berlin following talks with Ukraine, Germany and France. More than 200 trucks are still waiting near the border with...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility. …read more Source:...

    EU and NATO “unable to provide military assistance”
    Aug18

    EU and NATO “unable to provide military assistance”

    The European Union and NATO are unable to provide military support to Ukrainian forces fighting against pro-Russian forces in the east of the country. This is what Finland’s Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb told the country’s public radio Yle. …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: Cheesed-off Russia turns to Switzerland
    Aug18

    VIDEO: Cheesed-off Russia turns to Switzerland

    Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia – a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union. …read more Source:...

    EU trade with Russia hit by Ukraine tensions
    Aug18

    EU trade with Russia hit by Ukraine tensions

    Trade between the European Union and Russia fell by €13.1 billion in the first half of 2014, according to estimates published today by Eurostat. Total EU exports to Russia fell by 12% compared with the same period in 2013, from €49.6bn to €43.6bn. Imports from Russia fell by 8%, or €7.1bn. The EU still imports almost twice as much from Russia as...

    Russian court jails opponents of Putin on rioting charges
    Aug18

    Russian court jails opponents of Putin on rioting charges

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Four Russians detained during a protest against President Vladimir Putin were sentenced to prison terms on Monday after a trial critics say is part of a Kremlin campaign to stifle dissent while all eyes are on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace talks make little progress
    Aug18

    Ukraine peace talks make little progress

    Kiev troops move further into the centre of Lugansk as both sides accuse each other of attacking a refugee convoy that killed civilians …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine crisis: ‘Refugees burned alive’ as convoy hit by missile strike in eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    Ukraine crisis: ‘Refugees burned alive’ as convoy hit by missile strike in eastern Ukraine

    Refugees travelling in a convoy in eastern Ukraine have reportedly been killed by a missile strike as they tried to escape fierce fighting between government forces and rebels. …read more Source: The...

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