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    As Ukraine Escalation Fears Rise, A Flurry Of Diplomacy
    Aug16

    As Ukraine Escalation Fears Rise, A Flurry Of Diplomacy

    A tense 24 hours that saw claims of direct military conflict between Ukraine and Russia sparked a burst of diplomatic scrambling as top officials moved to head off further escalation of the crisis. After Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukrainian forces had destroyed a Russian military column that had entered Ukraine’s...

    Russia Denies Its Vehicles Destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Russia Denies Its Vehicles Destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia—NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism driven by agreement over a Russian aid convoy bound for eastern Ukraine. The...

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism driven by agreement over a Russian aid convoy … …read more...

    Ukrainian court nixes controversial Jewish heritage projects in Lviv
    Aug15

    Ukrainian court nixes controversial Jewish heritage projects in Lviv

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian supreme court forbade the Municipality of Lviv from going ahead with controversial plans for commemorating Jewish heritage sites. The Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine issued its ruling Wednesday against the city’s plans to design and build projects that would commemorate three Jewish sites instead of restoring them. In...

    Russia Invades Ukraine? Kiev Says It ‘Destroys’ Russian Military Elements Inside Borders
    Aug15

    Russia Invades Ukraine? Kiev Says It ‘Destroys’ Russian Military Elements Inside Borders

    Ukrainian forces say they “destroyed” part of what President Petro Poroshenko called a Russian military column late Thursday night, around when a Russian humanitarian aid mission crossed the border. Ukraine has yet to confirm what type of equipment was destroyed, but said its artillery destroyed “much of it” overnight. …read more Source:...

    Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as government and separatist forces still fight for control of the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin to halt flow of military goods, personnel into Ukraine
    Aug15

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin to halt flow of military goods, personnel into Ukraine

    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing tensions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine
    Aug15

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine

    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing tensions. …read more Source: Miami...

    In Shell-torn Luhansk, Food and Water is Scarce: ‘Welcome to Hell!’
    Aug15

    In Shell-torn Luhansk, Food and Water is Scarce: ‘Welcome to Hell!’

    On a hot afternoon in August in Ukraine, in the industrial pro-Russian rebel-held city of Luhansk, the Brooklyn-born war photographer Stanley Greene, on assignment for Newsweek, realized the odor wafting through the apartment of a family he was visiting was the familiar smell of death. “There was constant shelling,” says Greene– who began...

    Ukraine: Russian APCs Destroyed Near Border; Moscow Calls Report ‘Fantasy’
    Aug15

    Ukraine: Russian APCs Destroyed Near Border; Moscow Calls Report ‘Fantasy’

    Government troops destroyed a column of military vehicles that crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, Ukraine’s president said Friday, as a convoy of Russian trucks purportedly carrying humanitarian aid remained stalled near the border awaiting inspection. The incident, which NATO confirmed and said involved Russian weaponry, was...