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    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. President Petro Poroshenko made his pledge Sunday during a speech marking Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union in...

    Ukraine leader announces $3 billion boost to defense spending to combat pro-Russian rebels
    Aug24

    Ukraine leader announces $3 billion boost to defense spending to combat pro-Russian rebels

    Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: Miami...

    Military parade in Kiev for Ukraine’s independence day
    Aug24

    Military parade in Kiev for Ukraine’s independence day

    A military parade will roll through the capital of Kiev on Sunday as part of the celebrations of Ukraine’s independence day. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks independence day with military parade
    Aug24

    Ukraine marks independence day with military parade

    Ukraine has marked the 23rd anniversary of its independence from the former Soviet Union with a military parade through the capital, Kiev, as its army continued to push for a decisive breakthrough against pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks left rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery
    Aug24

    Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Chinese physics student Jimmy Wang had no interest in aviation until March 8, when Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing with his 58-year-old father Wang Lijun aboard.But Wang, 31, now spends evenings in central China combing through aviation blogs for Boeing 777 technical specs, exchanging what he finds with...

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary
    Aug24

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary

    Ukraine marks 23 years of independence on August 24 amid the ongoing crisis in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

    DONETSK, Rus­sia — Hun­dreds of Rus­sian aid trucks re­turned home from rebel-held east­ern Ukraine on Satur­day, high­light­ing a dire need for long-term as­sis­tance to the re­gion where homes and live­li­hoods have been de­stroyed by months of fight­ing. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Convoy Trucks Return to Russia
    Aug24

    Convoy Trucks Return to Russia

    All trucks belonging to a Russian aid convoy that travelled to rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday have returned to Russia. …read more Source: The Boston...