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    Ukraine Not Convinced as Putin Talks Peace
    Aug14

    Ukraine Not Convinced as Putin Talks Peace

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country will do everything in its power to stop the conflict in eastern Ukraine raging between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian armed forces. But the Russian leader’s remarks ring hollow in Ukraine, where many blame Moscow for stoking tensions between the two countries. In an out-of-town...

    Ukraine says it’s re-taken eastern town, as aid convoy approaches
    Aug14

    Ukraine says it’s re-taken eastern town, as aid convoy approaches

    In a diplomatic game of chicken, a large Russian aid convoy rolled toward the Ukrainian border on Thursday — but it was heading toward a crossing controlled by pro-Russian rebels instead of a government post as Ukraine had demanded. …read more Source: CTV...

    Donetsk Shelled as Russian ‘Aid’ Convoy Heads Towards Ukraine
    Aug14

    Donetsk Shelled as Russian ‘Aid’ Convoy Heads Towards Ukraine

    A convoy of trucks said by Russia to contain humanitarian aid supplies that has been denied entrance to Ukraine by Kiev is snaking back towards another Ukrainian border crossing as shelling is stepped up in the rebel-held Donetsk region, killing one person. It’s not clear whether Ukrainian government forces or pro-Russian rebels fired the...

    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter
    Aug14

    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter

    The economy in Europe’s 18-nation eurozone has stalled. After a year of weak growth, the European Union said Thursday the economic fortunes of the countries that use the euro currency flattened in the April-to-June period. The region’s three biggest economies failed to advance, with powerhouse Germany, along with Italy, both shrinking...

    Nationalist lawmaker takes a punch to the face in the boisterous Ukrainian parliament
    Aug14

    Nationalist lawmaker takes a punch to the face in the boisterous Ukrainian parliament

    A Ukrainian parliament member who cultivates the image of a fighter against separatists didn’t fare well against one of his legislative colleagues, taking a punch in the face and staggering into the arms of spectators. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Adopts Softer Tone on Visit to Crimea
    Aug14

    Putin Adopts Softer Tone on Visit to Crimea

    The Russia president said his country doesn’t want a confrontation with the West, as he defied Western criticism by visiting the Crimean peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in March. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Nationalist gets punched in Ukrainian parliament
    Aug14

    Nationalist gets punched in Ukrainian parliament

    A Ukrainian parliament member who cultivates the image of a fighter against separatists didn’t fare well against one of his legislative colleagues, taking a punch in the face and staggering into the arms of spectators. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine says government forces have retaken eastern town
    Aug14

    Ukraine says government forces have retaken eastern town

    A Ukrainian security spokesman says government forces have taken control of an eastern town, allowing them to block a Russian aid convoy from going to the rebel-held city of Luhansk. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Aid And Military Convoy 15 Miles From Ukrainian Border, Kiev says ‘Direct Invasion’
    Aug14

    Russian Aid And Military Convoy 15 Miles From Ukrainian Border, Kiev says ‘Direct Invasion’

    A Russian convoy of more than 400 aid trucks plus military vehicles was less than 15 miles from the Ukrainian border Thursday, but Ukraine still hasn’t given it permission to cross and considers a crossing an act of war. …read more Source: International Business...

    Heavy Russian Military Equipment Is Joining The ‘Aid’ Convoy To Eastern Ukraine
    Aug14

    Heavy Russian Military Equipment Is Joining The ‘Aid’ Convoy To Eastern Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin’s government is sending a convoy of unmarked white trucks to Ukraine, and the supposed humanitarian mission heading towards Ukraine’s rebel-held eastern region of Luhansk is now being accompanied by heavy offensive Russian military equipment. The fleet of more than 262 vehicles, including about 200 trucks carrying aid,...