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    U.S. Army veteran, West Point grad killed fighting for Ukraine
    Aug21

    U.S. Army veteran, West Point grad killed fighting for Ukraine

    The lone American fighting for the Ukraine in the current conflict in the Eastern part of the country died in during battle. …read more Source: FOX...

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs
    Aug21

    Fighting Continues in Ukraine as Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Customs

    KIEV, Ukraine—Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination. Russia has been trying to send in over 200 trucks carrying what it says is...

    Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3
    Aug21

    Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3

    MOSCOW — Russia’s food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald’s restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.The pressure on the American chain, which has 435 restaurants in Russia, comes at a time of heightened tensions over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.After...

    Moscow McDonald’s Branches Shuttered in Sanctions Tit-for-Tat
    Aug21

    Moscow McDonald’s Branches Shuttered in Sanctions Tit-for-Tat

    Russian authorities have closed four McDonald’s restaurants over “health violations.” But western analysts see the move as a purely political response to sanctions imposed upon Russia in response to the Russian annexation of Crimea and the Russian military support being given to separatist rebels in Ukraine. The flagship Pushkin Square...

    Ukraine’s president poised to dissolve parliament
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s president poised to dissolve parliament

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may announce the dissolution of parliament as early as Sunday, his spokesman said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs at a rebel-held border post …read more Source: CNY...

    We need Russian influence: Ukrainian minister
    Aug21

    We need Russian influence: Ukrainian minister

    The Ukrainian government needs “Russian influence” to deal with the problems within its borders, one of its most senior members said. …read more Source:...

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs
    Aug21

    Conflict rages in eastern Ukraine; Russian aid trucks clearing customs

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling
    Aug21

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles, Donetsk shelling

    Heavy shelling hit residential neighbourhoods in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and government forces fought street battles in other towns on Wednesday as they sought to crush a four-month-old separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine
    Aug21

    Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine

    Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Thursday …read more Source:...