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    After Iran, U.S. presses for solution to Syrian civil war
    Aug17

    After Iran, U.S. presses for solution to Syrian civil war

    Three months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry flew to the Black Sea resort town of Sochi for an unexpected meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. A central topic: the civil war in Syria. The meeting was a key part of recent engagement between the U.S. and Moscow on the vexing question of how to end Syria’s brutal civil war, which...

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills nine
    Aug17

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills nine

    At least nine people die in heavy artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kamyanitsa 2015 to gather musicians from Poland, Estonia, Ukraine
    Aug17

    Kamyanitsa 2015 to gather musicians from Poland, Estonia, Ukraine

    “The festival preserves its democratic touch, and its program is getting more diverse. Different countries, traditions and approaches to folk music will meet on one stage. This is going to be a great pleasure both for the audience and the musicians themselves,” Oleg Khomenko, a member of the organizing committee of the festival, believes....

    Russia suggests Ukraine readying new offensive after bloody weekend
    Aug17

    Russia suggests Ukraine readying new offensive after bloody weekend

    Russia’s foreign minister said Monday that a surge in fighting near Ukraine’s south-eastern port city of Mariupol is a likely harbinger of a Ukrainian military offensive eastward into rebel-held territory.”We are worried by the development of events in… …read more Source:...

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019: WSJ
    Aug17

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019: WSJ

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea, with a major expansion of U.S. drone flights, the Wall Street Journal reported. …read more Source:...

    Russia sends new humanitarian convoy to Donbas
    Aug17

    Russia sends new humanitarian convoy to Donbas

    MOSCOW /TASS/. A new humanitarian aid convoy from Russia is traveling towards the state border with Ukraine, a source from the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations has told Tass. The source said the convoy left the Don Rescue Center of the Emergencies Ministry [in the Ukraine-bordering Rostov region] at 4 am, Moscow time, heading to the...

    Russia adds new countries to its sanctions list
    Aug17

    Russia adds new countries to its sanctions list

    The list now includes Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein, as well as Ukraine, under special conditions MOSCOW /TASS/. Russia has added new countries to its list of counter sanctions. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a government meeting on Thursday that he had signed an instruction to expand a list of countries falling...

    Montenegro regrets being included in Russia’s tit-for-tat sanctions list
    Aug17

    Montenegro regrets being included in Russia’s tit-for-tat sanctions list

    Russia on Thursday added Albania, Montenegro, Iceland and Liechtenstein to its sanctions list BELGRADE /TASS/. Montenegro’s government has expressed regret over the decision to expand a list of countries falling under counter-sanctions imposed by Moscow on a number of European and North American countries. “The government of Montenegro...

    Kiev dismisses LPR reports about lethal weapons supplied from Poland, Italy
    Aug17

    Kiev dismisses LPR reports about lethal weapons supplied from Poland, Italy

    A representative of the emergencies ministry of the self-proclaimed republic said earlier Kiev forces were using mines received from Poland and Italy KIEV /TASS/. Kiev has dismissed reports from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) saying the Ukrainian military in Donbas are using foreign lethal weapons. Alexander Brovko, a...

    Both sides blame each other for latest Ukraine violence
    Aug17

    Both sides blame each other for latest Ukraine violence

    Sunday night’s fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and rebels claimed the lives of several civilians, according to both sides. In… …read more Source:...

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