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    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...

    Russian court jails opponents of Putin on rioting charges
    Aug18

    Russian court jails opponents of Putin on rioting charges

    Four Russians detained during a protest against President Vladimir Putin were sentenced to prison terms on Monday after a trial critics say is part of a Kremlin campaign to stifle dissent while all eyes are on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Convoy of Russian Trucks, Like Talks in Berlin, Remains Stalled
    Aug18

    Convoy of Russian Trucks, Like Talks in Berlin, Remains Stalled

    As Ukraine presses its crackdown on pro-Russian militants, leaders of four countries said talks yielded no progress toward a cease-fire or solution. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine: Reports Of Attack On Civilian Convoy Near Luhansk
    Aug18

    Ukraine: Reports Of Attack On Civilian Convoy Near Luhansk

    Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian separatists are blaming one another for an attack on a convoy carrying people who were fleeing the fighting near the eastern city of Luhansk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russian Aid Convoy Deal Reached
    Aug18

    Russian Aid Convoy Deal Reached

    Russia’s foreign minister said an accord has been reached for the delivery of what Moscow says is humanitarian aid to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine claims rebels fire on civilian convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine claims rebels fire on civilian convoy

    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:...

    Anti-Putin protesters sentenced to prison over 2012 rally
    Aug18

    Anti-Putin protesters sentenced to prison over 2012 rally

    Prosecution of a dozen protesters has come to symbolize what Putin’s foes regard as a crackdown to silence dissent while the world is distracted by the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia: Agreement on Ukraine aid, not on cease-fire
    Aug18

    Russia: Agreement on Ukraine aid, not on cease-fire

    Russia said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but no progress has been made in cease-fire talks. …read more Source:...

    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...

    European Stocks Rebound
    Aug18

    European Stocks Rebound

    European stocks rebounded in early trade Monday with investors taking comfort from some signs of easing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...