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    Ukraine Says Government Forces Have Entered Rebel-Held City
    Aug18

    Ukraine Says Government Forces Have Entered Rebel-Held 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Letter: Two sides to conflict raging in Ukraine
    Aug17

    Letter: Two sides to conflict raging in Ukraine

    Re: Finding the middle ground on Ukraine, Aug. 14. Finally, a sensible voice speaks out on the crisis in Ukraine. Columnist Mohammed Adam rightly points out there are two sides to the conflict now raging in that unfortunate country. Despite the determination of the Western media to put all of the blame on Russian President Vladimir Putin, the...

    Russia Aid Convoy at Ukraine Border
    Aug17

    Russia Aid Convoy at Ukraine Border

    Lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid to eastern Ukraine have reached a border post controlled by separatists. …read more Source: The Boston...