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    Fresh Fighting In Pisky, Eastern Ukraine
    Aug19

    Fresh Fighting In Pisky, Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian government forces traded fire with Russian-backed separatists in the village of Pisky, near the rebel-held city of Donetsk, late on August 18. The clash took place amid escalating violence in recent days along the front lines in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field
    Aug19

    Coe beats Bubka for top job in international track and field

    BEIJING (AP) — Sebastian Coe has won a four-year term as president of the governing body for track and field, beating Sergei Bubka in an election Wednesday and given the mandate to restore the image of the IAAF amid a doping controversy.The 58-year-old Coe won the election by 115 votes to 92 and will replace Lamine Diack, who stood down after 16...

    How Russia Hides Its Dead Soldiers
    Aug19

    How Russia Hides Its Dead Soldiers

    As fighting flares with no end in sight, Kiev makes its casualties public, Moscow does not. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko To Meet With European Leaders Next Week On Minsk Deal
    Aug19

    Poroshenko To Meet With European Leaders Next Week On Minsk Deal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet with the leaders of France and Germany next week to discuss an upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine that has cast doubts on a cease-fire deal between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Increased Attacks
    Aug19

    Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame For Increased Attacks

    Ukrainian and Russian officials have blamed each other for the sharp escalation in violence that has occurred in recent days along the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Joins Archeological Dive Off Coast Of Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Joins Archeological Dive Off Coast Of Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin used a visit to Crimea to join experts on a research submarine in the Black Sea August 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Minsk II On The Brink?
    Aug19

    Minsk II On The Brink?

    Though the intensity of the fighting appeared to ease up earlier today, tensions remain high in eastern Ukraine, where the fragile Minsk II ceasefire seems on the verge of irreparably breaking down. Over the weekend, separatists in control of Horlivka (just outside of Donetsk) charged government forces with shelling the town center with heavy...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 19
    Aug19

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 19

    Indonesian search teams Tuesday found the so-called black boxes from a commercial aircraft that went down in the remote eastern province of Papua, but low clouds were hampering efforts to remove bodies from the mountainous site of the crash, which killed all 54 people aboard, officials said. Search teams reached the crash site Tuesday afternoon,...

    Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency
    Aug19

    Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency

    Beijing (AFP) – Athletics greats Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe will vie for the presidency of world body the IAAF on Wednesday in a pivotal vote which will shape the future of the drug-tainted sport.Members of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) 214 federations will cast their ballots at a vast convention...

    Putin explores sunken ship
    Aug19

    Putin explores sunken ship

    During his visit to Crimea, Russia President Vladimir Putin explored the depths of the Black Sea. …read more Source: USA...