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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug13

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will be chatting about on Wednesday. 1. The international community is increasing efforts to help thousands of Yazadi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar in Iraq by ISIS militants. The U.S sent more than 100 military advisors to the northern Iraq region on Tuesday, while Britain has dispatched Chinook...

    Rights Groups Criticize Ukraine’s Draft Law On Media
    Aug13

    Rights Groups Criticize Ukraine’s Draft Law On Media

    Reporters Without Borders and Freedom House have called on Ukrainian authorities not to pass a draft law that would give the government power to censor domestic and international media. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighters and gear move freely across Russia’s border with Ukraine
    Aug13

    Fighters and gear move freely across Russia’s border with Ukraine

    In Russia’s southwestern Rostov region bordering Ukraine, a military-style training camp, a broken down border fence and tracks consistent with armoured personnel carriers or tanks add to a body of evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine’s war. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russian aid trucks depart for Ukraine’s eastern front
    Aug13

    Russian aid trucks depart for Ukraine’s eastern front

    KIEV, Ukraine — A long column of Russian trucks laden with relief supplies rumbled toward war-torn eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, unsettling Ukrainian officials who warned that any attempt by Moscow to deliver humanitarian aid without their consent would be treated as an invasion. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine: Russian aid can enter with Red Cross
    Aug13

    Ukraine: Russian aid can enter with Red Cross

    MOSCOW — With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine. The televised sight of the miles-long convoy sparked a show of indignation from the government in Kiev, which insisted any...

    Amid Ukraine Crisis, Fear of Vladimir Putin Extends to Soccer
    Aug13

    Amid Ukraine Crisis, Fear of Vladimir Putin Extends to Soccer

    Transcripts from a magazine indicate the executives recoiled from making a decision on allowing three Crimean teams into Russian leagues. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian aid convoy puts Ukraine in difficult position
    Aug13

    Russian aid convoy puts Ukraine in difficult position

    The Kremlin’s rush to get a massive aid convoy to civilians trapped in eastern Ukraine has confronted the Kiev government with the dubious choice of appearing insensitive as it delays delivery to inspect the cargo or letting through unchecked goods that could resupply a sputtering separatist… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Raw: Russia sends humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Aug13

    Raw: Russia sends humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    A convoy of Russian trucks headed for eastern Ukraine Tuesday, one day after an agreement was reached on an international humanitarian relief mission. (Aug 12) …read more Source: USA...

    As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug13

    As Showdown Looms, Humanitarian Situation Worsens in Eastern Ukraine

    As Ukraine promises to deny entrance to a convoy of nearly 300 Russian trucks carrying what Russia says are aid to civilians in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, the humanitarian situation is worsening in the region’s besieged cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. As the Russian convoy nears the border, Ukrainian and Western officials fear that...

    Putin Calls Western Bluff With Humanitarian Convoy Stunt
    Aug13

    Putin Calls Western Bluff With Humanitarian Convoy Stunt

    When the Russian convoy of nearly 300 trucks departed from a military base near Moscow on Tuesday morning and headed toward the border with Ukraine, they were kitted out to look as benevolent as possible. All of them were painted in pristine white, and matching tarpaulin was stretched over their cargo. As they prepared to head out, a priest went...