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    Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia

    Ukraine’s president said Friday that the country’s forces destroyed “a significant part” of a Russian military convoy that crossed into Ukrainian territory during the night, a charge denied by Russia. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine says it has destroyed part of armed convoy from Russia
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it has destroyed part of armed convoy from Russia

    Ukraine said its troops attacked and partially destroyed a column of armed vehicles that had crossed the border from Russian territory, while Russia said it was concerned about an attack on another convoy carrying aid. …read more Source: Calgary...

    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...

    Photos: Ukrainians Struggle to Live a Normal Life in Warzone
    Aug15

    Photos: Ukrainians Struggle to Live a Normal Life in Warzone

    After Russian military vehicles escorting a convoy of trucks they claimed contained humanitarian aid crossed the border into Ukraine overnight, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko confirmed that artillery destroyed a “significant” part of the armored column, Reuters reports. Several governments including the United States and...

    Here’s What We Know About Today’s Apparent Confrontation Between The Russian and Ukrainian Militaries
    Aug15

    Here’s What We Know About Today’s Apparent Confrontation Between The Russian and Ukrainian Militaries

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko released a statement today claiming that Ukrainian forces have destroyed the majority of a Russian military convoy inside of eastern Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry has also released a statement drawing attention to “the sharp intensification of military action by Ukrainian forces with the apparent...

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    Russian solders with their several military vehicle gather at the rail road crossing about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ukrainian border at Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, early Friday, Aug. 15… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia’s Half-Empty Humanitarian Convoy Just Might Start a War With Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russia’s Half-Empty Humanitarian Convoy Just Might Start a War With Ukraine

    Russia’s humanitarian aid convoy is no Trojan Horse, but that doesn’t matter—what’s inside the trucks is less important than what’s behind them. The convoy is currently parked at the Russia-Ukraine border, waiting f …read more Source: The New...

    Obama to travel to Estonia to meet with Baltic leaders on Ukraine
    Aug15

    Obama to travel to Estonia to meet with Baltic leaders on Ukraine

    President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia early next month to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to defend NATO allies in a Baltic region nervous about Russia’s activities in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine says it ‘destroyed’ part of Russian military convoy
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it ‘destroyed’ part of Russian military convoy

    The Russian military vehicles reportedly crossed the border in advance of an aid convoy. …read more Source: USA...

    RCAF C-17 and C-130J to transport military supplies to Kurds fighting Islamic extremists
    Aug15

    RCAF C-17 and C-130J to transport military supplies to Kurds fighting Islamic extremists

    Canada is committing two cargo planes to move military supplies into northern Iraq as part of the international effort to bolster Kurdish forces in the embattled region, the Canadian Press has reported. More from Canadian Press: Prime Minister Stephen Harper says a CC-177 Globemaster and a CC-130J Hercules transport will begin shuttling arms...