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    Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine, UN says
    Sep08

    Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine, UN says

    Civilian deaths and injuries in war-hit eastern Ukraine more than doubled in the three months to mid-August, mostly due to shelling by heavy weapons, the U.N. human rights agency said Tuesday, with almost two-thirds of the deaths occurring in rebel-held areas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian ‘selfie soldiers’ are posting photos from war-torn Syria
    Sep08

    Russian ‘selfie soldiers’ are posting photos from war-torn Syria

    They have posted dozens of images of themselves on the blood-stained battlefields of eastern Ukraine, standing proudly atop tanks with Kalashnikov rifles in hand, operating surface-to-air missile launchers and posturing with other camouflage-clad fighters near the destroyed Donetsk airport. Now, Russia’s so-called “selfie...

    U.N. reports nearly 8,000 deaths in Ukraine war, laments Russian role
    Sep08

    U.N. reports nearly 8,000 deaths in Ukraine war, laments Russian role

    Almost 8,000 people are confirmed dead in the 17 months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations’ human rights agency said Tuesday in a report that admonished Russia’s involvement in the deadly crisis. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Video: Canadian canine caregivers bring comfort to Ukrainian soldiers
    Sep08

    Video: Canadian canine caregivers bring comfort to Ukrainian soldiers

    A joint Ukrainian-Canadian project uses dog therapy to help rehabilitate Ukrainian soldiers who have returned from the frontline in the country’s east. Pavithra George reports. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Accepts ICC Jurisdiction Dating Back to Early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine Accepts ICC Jurisdiction Dating Back to Early 2014

    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014 …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Released By Rebels After Four-Day Detention
    Sep08

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Released By Rebels After Four-Day Detention

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have released a separatist leader from detention after holding him captive for four days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Killings, Violations on Increase in Ukraine Conflict
    Sep08

    UN: Killings, Violations on Increase in Ukraine Conflict

    A new U.N. report finds an increase in civilian casualties and widespread human rights violations in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. The U.N. Human Rights Office reports nearly 8,000 people have been killed and almost 18,000 wounded since Russian-backed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine began their military offensive against the government in...

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014

    In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, backdated to early 2014. …read more Source: FOX...

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...