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    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot
    Aug21

    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot

    Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems in the Luhansk region of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk
    Aug21

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kiev forces gaining ground in rebel stronghold Donetsk
    Aug21

    Kiev forces gaining ground in rebel stronghold Donetsk

    With pro-Russian rebels in disarray, Ukrainian army bombards strongholds of Donetsk and Lugansk as troops fight in the streets …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian troops take over much of the city of Luhansk
    Aug21

    Ukrainian troops take over much of the city of Luhansk

    Donetsk, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. The advance of the Ukrainian army against pro-Russian...

    MH17: Investigators Plan To Return to Malaysia Airlines Crash Site In Ukraine When Security Improves
    Aug21

    MH17: Investigators Plan To Return to Malaysia Airlines Crash Site In Ukraine When Security Improves

    The investigation team looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in July plans to return to the crash site when the security situation in the country improves. Investigators had suspended their search efforts in early August when fighting between Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels escalated. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Check Russian Aid
    Aug21

    Ukraine To Check Russian Aid

    Ukrainian border guards are expected to begin checking some of the cargo of a Russian aid convoy on August 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Open Source: An American Voice on Ukraine’s Front Lines Goes Silent
    Aug21

    Open Source: An American Voice on Ukraine’s Front Lines Goes Silent

    Mark Paslawsky, a 55-year-old American investment banker, died fighting Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine this week. …read more Source: The New York...

    Koktebel Journal: Annexation of Crimea Divides an Artist Colony Founded on Tolerance
    Aug21

    Koktebel Journal: Annexation of Crimea Divides an Artist Colony Founded on Tolerance

    The light and landscape of coastal Koktebel has drawn artists for nearly a decade, but Russia’s annexation of Crimea has split the normally peaceful oasis into feuding factions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rifts in a Crimean Art Colony
    Aug21

    Rifts in a Crimean Art Colony

    The Crimean town of Koktebel was a tolerant oasis for artists and writers in the midst of Soviet repression. Now, its residents are divided by the Russian annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...

    An American Investment Banker Fighting In Ukraine Was Killed In Battle
    Aug21

    An American Investment Banker Fighting In Ukraine Was Killed In Battle

    A 55-year-old American-born investment banker has died while fighting against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News reported. Mark Gregory Paslawsky, a dual U.S.-Ukrainian citizen who Vice News named only as “Franko” when he was revealed to be fighting in the country earlier this month, was killed on...