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    Rebels fire on refugees, killing ‘dozens,’ says Ukraine
    Aug18

    Rebels fire on refugees, killing ‘dozens,’ says Ukraine

    Ukraine claimed Monday that rebels in the east of the country fired rockets and mortars on civilians trying to flee from the region’s intense fighting …read more Source: Toronto...

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds
    Aug18

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    After months of rebel occupation and weeks of Ukrainian liberation, the residents of this shell-shocked border town say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives — but fear that war could return to their doorstep. …read more Source: Miami...

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds
    Aug18

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — After months of rebel occupation and weeks of Ukrainian liberation, the residents of this shell-shocked border town say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives — but fear that war could return to their doorstep. Many homes and entire neighborhoods bear scars from the two-day fight for Lysychansk, a...

    Newspaper: Russia Might Ban Car Imports if Sanctions Escalate
    Aug18

    Newspaper: Russia Might Ban Car Imports if Sanctions Escalate

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The impact of the measure on many foreign automakers would be softened because their factories...

    Cheesed-Off Russia Turns to Switzerland
    Aug18

    Cheesed-Off Russia Turns to Switzerland

    Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia – a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Rockets hit civilian convoy fleeing east Ukraine city
    Aug18

    Rockets hit civilian convoy fleeing east Ukraine city

    Ukrainian government and separatist leaders accuse each other of firing on the civilians. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine: ‘Dozens’ of Civilians Killed in Convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: ‘Dozens’ of Civilians Killed in Convoy

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — A spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council says “dozens” of civilians have been killed in a rebel attack on a convoy of people trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine. Col. Andriy Lysenko told reporters Monday that he is unable to provide exact figures but that dozens have died, including children. The barrage...

    Ukraine blames rebels for shelling civilians
    Aug18

    Ukraine blames rebels for shelling civilians

    Foreign Ministers of France Laurent Fabius, Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russia Sergey Lavrov, from left, go for a walk before a meeting at the Guesthouse of Fore… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Refugees Fleeing Ukraine’s Luhansk Attacked
    Aug18

    Refugees Fleeing Ukraine’s Luhansk Attacked

    …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Shelling Civilians
    Aug18

    Ukraine Accuses Rebels of Shelling Civilians

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine claimed Monday that pro-Russia rebels fired rockets and mortars on a convoy of civilians who were trying to flee from the intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. “Many people were killed, among them women and children,” Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters. He did not...