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    Ceasefire In Jeopardy? U.S. Warns Of Sharp Rise In Ukrainian Rebel Attacks
    Aug11

    Ceasefire In Jeopardy? U.S. Warns Of Sharp Rise In Ukrainian Rebel Attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says Ukrainian rebels launched more attacks over the last three days than any similar time period since February, in what may be an escalating effort by Russian-backed militants to destabilize Ukraine’s Western-backed government.State Department spokesman John Kirby says the attacks include a heavy...

    Ukraine Suffers ‘Worst Shelling In Six Months’ As Violence Escalates
    Aug11

    Ukraine Suffers ‘Worst Shelling In Six Months’ As Violence Escalates

    Separatist insurgents staged assaults on Ukrainian villages on Monday, reports Reuters. State officials say the attacks featured the heaviest shelling in the region since February. The Ukrainian military reported that their troops repelled tanks and around 200 rebel soldiers at the village of Novolaspa and a “batallion” strength force with tanks...

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russian separatists of breaking cease fire
    Aug11

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russian separatists of breaking cease fire

    Jared M. FeldschreiberDONETSK, Ukraine, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Ukraine said that pro-Russian separatists intensified shelling in the eastern region of the country. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia Reportedly Developing a Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    Aug11

    Russia Reportedly Developing a Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier

    A report from a Russian state-run news agency this week is saying the country’s future aircraft carrier will be equipped with a nuclear reactor. “The project of a future Russian aircraft carrier, or as it is sometimes referred to as naval aircraft carrying complex, is in the design phase. Research conducted by the Nevskoye Design Bureau...

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: 7 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed, 11 Wounded In Fierce Fighting With Pro-Russian Rebel Fighters
    Aug11

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: 7 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed, 11 Wounded In Fierce Fighting With Pro-Russian Rebel Fighters

    As many as seven Ukrainian troops were killed Monday in one of the deadliest clashes since hundreds lost their lives in February during the battle of Debaltseve. Russian-backed rebel officials were quoted by the pro-Moscow Tass news agency, claiming casualties were sustained when soldiers loyal to Kiev attempted to break through the line of...

    France’s Simon starts with win at Montreal
    Aug10

    France’s Simon starts with win at Montreal

    Montreal (AFP) – French ninth seed Gilles Simon levelled his record at the ATP Montreal Masters to 8-8 as he opened with a 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Italy’s Andreas Seppi on Monday.Simon, a semi-finalist in Canada in 2008 at Toronto, spent just under 90 minutes in advancing to the second round in the major tune-up event ahead of the August...

    Ugandan kayakers try for third time to get Canadian visas
    Aug10

    Ugandan kayakers try for third time to get Canadian visas

    A Ugandan team due to take part in the World Freestyle Kayaking Championships on the Ottawa River later this month will apply for Canadian visas for a third time. Immigration officials rejected the four athletes’ previous applications because they say they aren’t convinced the Ugandans will return home when the tournament ends. The...

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine
    Aug10

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says Ukrainian rebels launched more attacks over the last three days than any similar time period since February, in what may be an escalating effort by Russian-backed militants to destabilize Ukraine’s Western-backed government. …read more Source: U.S....

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine
    Aug10

    US warns of sharp rise in separatist attacks in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says Ukrainian rebels launched more attacks over the last three days than any similar time period since February, in what may be an escalating effort by Russian-backed militants to destabilize Ukraine’s Western-backed government. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Official: Russia Readying Deadly Attacks in East
    Aug10

    Ukraine Official: Russia Readying Deadly Attacks in East

    In Ukraine’s east, Russian intelligence services are preparing attacks with high civilian casualties which they will try to blame on Kyiv’s armed forces, a top Ukrainian security official said. “In the occupied territories [of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions] Russian special services are in the process of identifying...