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    Ukraine claims rebels fire on a column of refugees, killing ‘many’
    Aug18

    Ukraine claims rebels fire on a column of refugees, killing ‘many’

    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: CTV...

    Russia says humanitarian convoy for Ukraine cleared
    Aug18

    Russia says humanitarian convoy for Ukraine cleared

    Moscow says “all questions” about truck convoy waiting at border answered, but tensions in Ukraine’s east are clearly not easing …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘makes gains’ on separatists
    Aug18

    Ukraine ‘makes gains’ on separatists

    Government military forces there said they’ve made advances Sunday against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Russian Aid Convoy Awaits Inspection At Ukraine Border As ‘Difficult’ Truce Talks End In Berlin
    Aug18

    Russian Aid Convoy Awaits Inspection At Ukraine Border As ‘Difficult’ Truce Talks End In Berlin

    Update as of 6:00 a.m. EDT: A Ukrainian convoy carrying refugees from the conflict-ridden region of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine was struck by rockets and mortars, allegedly fired by pro-Moscow rebels, BBC reported, citing Ukrainian military sources. The report added that though the news was yet to be independently confirmed, Ukrainian officials...

    Russia says humanitarian aid can soon enter Ukraine
    Aug18

    Russia says humanitarian aid can soon enter Ukraine

    Russia on Monday said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made in talks toward a ceasefire or political solution to the fighting in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Refugee Convoy Hit by Rocket Fire in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    Refugee Convoy Hit by Rocket Fire in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility. Government forces kept up pressure on the separatists in fighting overnight into Monday, blockading or recapturing...