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    Two Thirds of Russians Believe Putin Is Restoring Peace in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Two Thirds of Russians Believe Putin Is Restoring Peace in Ukraine

    63% of Russians believe President Vladimir Putin’s actions in contribute to the peaceful resolution of the Ukrainian crisis, according to the country’s oldest polling agency VTSIOM. 9% believe Putin’s policies on the Ukraine do not contribute to the escalation of the conflict, while 18% do not believe the Russian...

    Adam: Finding the middle ground on Ukraine
    Aug13

    Adam: Finding the middle ground on Ukraine

    Despite Western sanctions against Russia, President Vladimir Putin is not budging on Ukraine, and the conflict is getting uglier by the day. And distracted by the war with pro-Russian separatists, President Petro Poroshenko can’t focus on what should be his top priority — reviving his country’s failing economy. A humanitarian crisis...

    Confusion and Alarm as Russian Aid Convoy Heads to Ukraine
    Aug13

    Confusion and Alarm as Russian Aid Convoy Heads to Ukraine

    Ukraine has vowed to block the convoy of hundreds of trucks from crossing the border, and there were reports that the convoy had been halted in southern Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine death toll doubles in two weeks: UN
    Aug13

    Ukraine death toll doubles in two weeks: UN

    A spokeswoman for the office, Cecile Pouilly, says the UN’s “very conservative estimates” show the death toll has risen to at least 2,086 people as of Aug. 10 from 1,129 on July 26. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian convoy abruptly changes course
    Aug13

    Russian convoy abruptly changes course

    A convoy of Russian trucks headed for Ukraine has suddenly changed its course, a Ukrainian state news agency reported. …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis Goes to Korea: The Spiritual Meaning of Travel During Turmoil
    Aug13

    Pope Francis Goes to Korea: The Spiritual Meaning of Travel During Turmoil

    Pope Francis is headed to South Korea on Wednesday, in the midst of what continues to be a particularly difficult month for the world. MoreLGBT Americans Less Likely to Be ReligiousISIS Is Ignoring Islam’s Teachings on Yazidis and ChristiansSuitcase Killing: American’s Body Found at Posh Bali Resort NBC NewsWater Everywhere: Heavy...

    Ukraine-bound Russian convoy stuck amid doubts over route
    Aug13

    Ukraine-bound Russian convoy stuck amid doubts over route

    Hundreds of Russian trucks carrying aid intended for rebel-held eastern Ukraine remained parked Wednesday in the southern city of Voronezh as doubts grew over the convoy’s final route. …read more Source: FOX...

    Earnings Lift European Markets
    Aug13

    Earnings Lift European Markets

    Upbeat earnings helped European markets shrug off poor industrial production figures for the region, and at least temporarily sideline fears surrounding the economic impact of the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Events in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Events in Ukraine

    …read more Source: Voice of America

    Russian Aid Convoy for Ukraine Rebels Stuck Amid Bickering
    Aug13

    Russian Aid Convoy for Ukraine Rebels Stuck Amid Bickering

    VORONEZH, Russia— Hundreds of Russian trucks carrying aid intended for rebel-held eastern Ukraine remained parked Wednesday in the southern city of Voronezh as doubts grew over the convoy’s final route. The white-tarped vehicles lay idle at a military base in Voronezh after driving there from the outskirts of Moscow the day before. Ukraine...