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    Russia Convoy Enters Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russia Convoy Enters Ukraine

    Ukraine said 34 Russian trucks carrying humanitarian aid crossed into Ukrainian rebel-held territory without being accompanied by the Red Cross in violation of an agreement between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russian aid convoy drives into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy drives into Ukraine

    The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday, seemingly without Kiev’s approval, after more than a week’s delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Orders Convoy Across Border Without Permission From Kiev
    Aug22

    Russia Orders Convoy Across Border Without Permission From Kiev

    Russia ordered a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine on Friday apparently without Kiev’s permission, raising the danger of direct confrontation with the Ukrainian military which is fighting pro-Russian rebels. A Reuters witness said about 70 white-painted trucks, part of a column of about 260 that had been waiting at...

    European Stocks Fall on New Ukraine Worries
    Aug22

    European Stocks Fall on New Ukraine Worries

    European stocks fell Friday as a fresh sign of escalation to the conflict in Ukraine rattled investors’ nerves. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine calls Russian aid convoy ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine calls Russian aid convoy ‘direct invasion’

    Ukrainian authorities said on Friday that 90 trucks from a Russian aid convoy had crossed into Ukraine without permission and Ukraine’s state security chief said this amounted to a “direct invasion” by Russia. …read more Source:...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug22

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Happy Friday! Here’s what you need to know today. 1. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called ISIS an “imminent” threat. “They are as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen. They’re beyond just a terrorist group,” Hagel said at a press briefing. “We must prepare for...

    Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a ‘direct invasion’

    URALO-KAVKAZ, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. The white-tarped semis carrying food, water, generators and sleeping bags sent from Moscow are intended for civilians in the...

    Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian Truck Convoy Begins Crossing Into Ukraine

    The first trucks from a convoy which Russia says is carrying humanitarian aid have entered eastern Ukraine after a week waiting for permission to cross the border. Moscow has accused the Ukrainian government of creating “artificial demands” to delay aid deliveries. The convoy is bound for the Luhansk region, where many residents have...

    Russian aid convoy drives into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy drives into Ukraine

    IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — An Associated Press reporter has seen the first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossing into eastern Ukraine after more than a week’s delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow. Trucks loaded with water, generators and sleeping … …read more Source: The...

    Russian Aid Convoy Advances Toward Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian Aid Convoy Advances Toward Ukraine

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross. MoreHollywood Stars Say Thanks But No Thanks to RussiaFive Best Ideas of the Day: August...