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    Kiev claims the partial destruction of a Russian military convoy  video
    Aug15

    Kiev claims the partial destruction of a Russian military convoy video

    Ukraine’s national security and defence council spokesperson, Andriy Lysenko, says a Russian armoured convoy was followed as it it entered Ukrainian territory and then partly destroyed. Lysenko says alll Russian military activity on the Ukraine border is closely monitored by Kiev … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine claims it has destroyed Russian vehicles that crossed border
    Aug15

    Ukraine claims it has destroyed Russian vehicles that crossed border

    President Petro Poroshenko tells David Cameron that forces have destroyed part of military convoy seen entering territoryUkraine claims it has destroyed Russian military vehicles in the country’s east, a day after a column was spotted moving across the border.Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, told David Cameron in a phone call...

    From Siberia to Kaliningrad: the fledgling independence movements gaining traction in Russia
    Aug15

    From Siberia to Kaliningrad: the fledgling independence movements gaining traction in Russia

    Moscow appears to have blocked efforts hold a march in favour of Siberian independence this weekend, but that doesnt mean the sentiment isnt spreading, writes Paul GobleMoscow appears to have successfully blocked efforts hold a march in favour of Siberian independence in Novosibirsk, the countrys third most populous city, this Sunday. The...

    World in a week: Indian parents must stop rapes, says PM Narendra Modi
    Aug15

    World in a week: Indian parents must stop rapes, says PM Narendra Modi

    11 – 15 August: Catch up with all the development-related news you may have missed this weekM-Pesa, with the Romanian launch of mobile money transfer system first made popular in Kenya.When we hear about these rapes our heads hang in shame. Young girls are always asked so many questions by their parents, like where are you going? But do...

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory

    In phone call to David Cameron, president appears to confirm reports that Russian armoured carriers had crossed borderUkraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has told David Cameron that a column of Russian armoured vehicles that entered Ukrainian territory late on Thursday night had been destroyed by Ukrainian forces. … …read more...

    Ukraine claims conflict with pro-Russia rebels entering endgame
    Aug15

    Ukraine claims conflict with pro-Russia rebels entering endgame

    Donetsk comes under renewed shelling after 11 residents were killed and eight wounded in heavy fightingDonetsk came under renewed shelling on Friday after 11 residents were killed and eight wounded in heavy fighting between government forces and rebels on Thursday and overnight.As a Russian humanitarian convoy arrived at the border accompanied by...

    Russia aid convoy: International Red Cross and border guards to check before it enters Ukrainian territory  video
    Aug15

    Russia aid convoy: International Red Cross and border guards to check before it enters Ukrainian territory video

    The head of operations for the Red Cross in Europe, Laurant Corbaz, says Ukrainian border guards have crossed into Russia to inspect the giant aid convoy. Corbaz says only the truck drivers will be allowed to enter Ukraine and each truck will accompanied by an International Red Cross delegate.A heavy Russian military presence remains on the...

    Moldova fights back against Russia’s food bans
    Aug15

    Moldova fights back against Russia’s food bans

    As Moscows embargoes on Moldovan products begin to bite, Chiinu has announced a raft of measures to limit the damage. Is it enough to stop anger against the government and the EU from spreading? EurasiaNet reportsApple-picking season is underway in Moldova, but Vasile Nitrean, a farmer in Soroca, a northeastern town near the Ukrainian border,...

    Russia denies military vehicles entered Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russia denies military vehicles entered Ukraine

    Kremlin says guard unit is there to prevent infiltration of its territory and denies any movement across the borderRussia has denied that its troops entered Ukrainian territory, saying that a column of armoured vehicles spotted on the border was a unit of guards patrolling the frontier.A day after the Guardian and Daily Telegraph reported seeing...

    MH17 crash: first Australian victims formally identified
    Aug15

    MH17 crash: first Australian victims formally identified

    Family of Mary and Gerry Menke are relieved the couple have been identified and wish to thank all those who have helpedForensic experts have formally identified the first victims of the 38 Australian citizens and residents killed in the MH17 crash.Mary and Gerry Menke from the small coastal community of Mallacoota in far eastern Victoria were...

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