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    In Another Rebel Setback, Ukraine Says Army Controls Center of Luhansk
    Aug18

    In Another Rebel Setback, Ukraine Says Army Controls Center of Luhansk

    Separatists were said to still hold other parts of the key eastern city, which, along with Donetsk, has been a center of pro-Russian activity. …read more Source: The New York...

    Interview: Justin Trudeau says he won’t be knocked off course
    Aug18

    Interview: Justin Trudeau says he won’t be knocked off course

    Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he’s not worried about the negative perceptions of him spread by his opponents and believes he has always been under-estimated as a politician. Trudeau made the comments in an interview with the Citizen, during which he spoke about the economically squeezed middle class, why marijuana should be legalized,...

    Ukraine says troops make breakthrough in rebel stronghold Luhansk
    Aug17

    Ukraine says troops make breakthrough in rebel stronghold Luhansk

    Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk which was for months under rebel control, Kyiv said on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    World War 3 Impending? Ukraine Says Army Enters Rebel-Controlled City
    Aug17

    World War 3 Impending? Ukraine Says Army Enters Rebel-Controlled City

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military acknowledged that another one of its fighter planes was shot down by the separatists, who have been...

    March of Silence One Month After MH17 Passengers Killed in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    March of Silence One Month After MH17 Passengers Killed in Eastern Ukraine

    Hundreds of white balloons were released into the sky over the Dutch city of Hilversum on Sunday (August 17) to remember the MH17 victims. It has been exactly a month since the passengers died when their plane exploded over insurgent-held east Ukraine. Most of the victims were Dutch. Forensic experts on Friday said they identified 127 bodies and...

    Germany Hosts Ukraine Crisis Talks
    Aug17

    Germany Hosts Ukraine Crisis Talks

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany are meeting in Berlin and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said talks would focus on how to achieve a ceasefire and prevent weapons and fighters crossing into eastern Ukraine. Russia denies helping the rebels and accuses Kiev, backed by the West, of triggering a...

    Ukraine Says Its Troops Make Breakthrough in Crushing Rebels
    Aug17

    Ukraine Says Its Troops Make Breakthrough in Crushing Rebels

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said on Sunday, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts to crush pro-Moscow separatists. Ukrainian officials said however the rebels were fighting a...

    Ukraine separatists pounded, aid stuck at border
    Aug17

    Ukraine separatists pounded, aid stuck at border

    Rebels, still strong enough to strike hard, shoot down Kiev fighter jet. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin
    Aug17

    Ukrainian, Russian officials to meet in Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia are meeting in Berlin on Sunday to resume diplomatic talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    NATO Would Respond Militarily To Crimea-Style Infiltration: General
    Aug17

    NATO Would Respond Militarily To Crimea-Style Infiltration: General

    BERLIN (Reuters) – If Russia tries to infiltrate troops into a NATO country, even out of official military uniform as it did before it annexed Ukraine’s Crimea, NATO will respond militarily, the alliance’s to …read more Source: International Business...