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    Ukraine: Russia Has Massed 45,000 Troops On Joint Border
    Aug11

    Ukraine: Russia Has Massed 45,000 Troops On Joint Border

    KIEV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border with Ukraine backed by an array of heavy equipment including tanks, missile systems, warplanes and attack helicopters, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Monday. “As of 11 o’clock today, about 45,000 troops of the armed forces and internal...

    Russia coordinating aid to Ukraine: Putin
    Aug11

    Russia coordinating aid to Ukraine: Putin

    But a Ukrainian spokesman says Russia has massed 45,000 troops on the Ukraine border, backed by an array of heavy equipment. …read more Source:...

    How Long Will Ukraine Relief Rally Last?
    Aug11

    How Long Will Ukraine Relief Rally Last?

    The shelling hasn’t stopped, but for now at least it’s at a safe distance. The easing of tension in Ukraine offering a vital reprieve for residents of Donetsk, and markets. European shares rose for the first time in two weeks after Russia ended military exercises near the Ukrainian border. While worries of an incursion have gone for...

    Russia to send humanitarian convoy into Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia to send humanitarian convoy into Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Russia will send a humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in cooperation with the International Red Cross, the Kremlin said Monday, despite strong opposition from the Ukraine and the West.It wasn’t immediately clear if Russia has reached agreement with Ukraine on the issue, or if it has decided to move unilaterally as...

    Kremlin Says Russia Is Sending Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine
    Aug11

    Kremlin Says Russia Is Sending Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kremlin says Russia is sending humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in cooperation with Red Cross. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Letter From Europe: Ukraine Conflict Puts Culture in Crossfire
    Aug11

    Letter From Europe: Ukraine Conflict Puts Culture in Crossfire

    A protest outside a pop concert underscores how the war is driving a wedge between two countries with much shared culture. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine calls on residents of besieged Donetsk to flee
    Aug11

    Ukraine calls on residents of besieged Donetsk to flee

    Ukraine forces say they are in the ‘final stage” of an operation to retake the city. …read more Source: USA...

    Dutch push Ukraine plane disaster inquiries
    Aug11

    Dutch push Ukraine plane disaster inquiries

    AMSTERDAM — Dutch officials said Monday they will push ahead with both an investigation into the cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and a criminal investigation into the persons responsible, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine.Flight 17 was shot down July 17 above an area held by...

    Russia to Send Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine in Cooperation With Red Cross
    Aug11

    Russia to Send Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine in Cooperation With Red Cross

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Russia will send a humanitarian convoy into Ukraine in cooperation with the International Red Cross, the Kremlin said Monday. The statement was made in a readout of a telephone call between Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso. It didn’t say when the convoy would...

    Rocket attack in eastern Ukraine said to lead to mass jail break
    Aug11

    Rocket attack in eastern Ukraine said to lead to mass jail break

    “Extremely dangerous prisoners are now free” in Donetsk, official warns; both sides trade blame for the attack, which killed one prisoner …read more Source:...