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    Kyiv Blames Separatists For Attack On Refugee Convoy; ‘Many’ Dead
    Aug18

    Kyiv Blames Separatists For Attack On Refugee Convoy; ‘Many’ Dead

    Separatists denied they were responsible after authorities in Kyiv blamed them for missiles that struck a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, leaving many dead, including women and children. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    March of silence one month after MH17 passengers killed in eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    March of silence one month after MH17 passengers killed in eastern Ukraine

    Thousands march in silence in the Netherlands to remember the victims of the downed Malaysian flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine, one month ago. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Lavrov Claims Humanitarian Convoy Cleared; Kyiv Defers To ICRC
    Aug18

    Lavrov Claims Humanitarian Convoy Cleared; Kyiv Defers To ICRC

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says agreements have been reached with Ukraine and the International Red Cross that clear the way for Russian humanitarian shipments into eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: Agreement Reached On Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine But Not On Ceasefire
    Aug18

    Russia: Agreement Reached On Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine But Not On Ceasefire

    (Adds quotes context) BERLIN, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Russia on Monday said all objections to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress had been made in Berlin talks toward a ceasefire between government and rebel forces in the east of the country. Following the talks between Russia, Germany, France and...

    Refugee Buses Hit by Rocket Fire Near Luhansk, Deaths Reported
    Aug18

    Refugee Buses Hit by Rocket Fire Near Luhansk, Deaths Reported

    Rocket fire hit a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the east Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Monday killing an unknown number of people, Ukraine’s military and rebels said, blaming each other for the strike. About 500 people a day have been fleeing Luhansk, a pro-Russian separatist stronghold that has been battered by months of fighting...

    Ukrainian Troops Reinforce Positions Reclaimed from Rebels
    Aug18

    Ukrainian Troops Reinforce Positions Reclaimed from Rebels

    Ukrainian soldiers are reinforcing their positions in areas recently reclaimed from pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. With the help of high-tech gadgetry and brute force, government officers claim they have the upper hand. But VOA’s Gabe Joselow, at the front lines of the conflict, reports that outright victory for Kyiv’s...

    Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy

    Russia’s foreign minister earlier said he expects the extensive humanitarian aid mission for eastern Ukraine to enter the country in the near future. The humanitarian aid convoy from Russia has been watched with suspicion by Ukraine and Western countries, who suggest it could be used to spirit in weapons for the separatists, who are...

    Ukraine troops push into city under rebel control
    Aug18

    Ukraine troops push into city under rebel control

    Army troops have penetrated deep inside the rebel-controlled city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Soldiers penetrate rebel-held town in Ukraine
    Aug18

    Soldiers penetrate rebel-held town in Ukraine

    The penetration may be a breakthrough in the four-month-long conflict the Ukrainian government says …read more Source:...

    Asian Shares Mixed
    Aug18

    Asian Shares Mixed

    Asian stocks were mixed Monday, with investors digesting news on the earnings front while keeping an eye on geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...