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    Ukraine rebel leader asks for aid, cease-fire
    Aug10

    Ukraine rebel leader asks for aid, cease-fire

    Ukraine’s rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a cease-fire to prevent a “humanitarian catastrophe,” the insurgents’ new leader said Saturday as conditions deteriorated in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, artillery thundering through deserted streets. At least one person was killed and 18 wounded in shelling that...

    Ukraine Civilians ‘in Need of Aid’
    Aug10

    Ukraine Civilians ‘in Need of Aid’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is ready to consider allowing humanitarian assistance into the rebel-held area of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want ceasefire to avoid ‘catastrophe’
    Aug10

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want ceasefire to avoid ‘catastrophe’

    Ukraine’s rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a ceasefire to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe,’ the insurgents’ new leader said Saturday as conditions deteriorated in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, artillery thundering through deserted streets. …read more Source: CTV...

    Pro-Russian Separatists Call For Cease-Fire With Ukraine To Avoid ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ In Donetsk
    Aug10

    Pro-Russian Separatists Call For Cease-Fire With Ukraine To Avoid ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ In Donetsk

    Pro-Russia separatists called for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine Saturday after Ukrainian troops surrounded the rebel stronghold of Donetsk and began shelling last night. The militants’ new leader warned of a humanitarian catastrophe if the assault did not promptly stop. …read more Source: International Business...

    Separatists want ceasefire as Ukrainian forces encircle Donetsk
    Aug10

    Separatists want ceasefire as Ukrainian forces encircle Donetsk

    Donetsk separatists are now willing to lay down their weapons as the Ukrainian army surrounds the eastern city with conditions deteriorating. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian ‘Humanitarian’ Push in Ukraine Called Illegal
    Aug10

    Russian ‘Humanitarian’ Push in Ukraine Called Illegal

    Reports that Russian forces had crossed the Ukrainian border “under purported ‘humanitarian’ auspices” concerned the U.S., Germany and Britain. …read more Source:...

    Western Food Ban in Russia Leaves Bad Aftertaste
    Aug10

    Western Food Ban in Russia Leaves Bad Aftertaste

    Among the cafes and restaurants of central Moscow, “Les Enfants du Paradis” stands out. It’s popular with the city’s music and art crowd, who come for the eclectic European food. Pizza, of course, but cutlets and prosciutto too. But all that variety is about to go away. That’s because Russia placed a one-year ban on...

    Pro-Russia forces call for cease-fire in Ukraine
    Aug10

    Pro-Russia forces call for cease-fire in Ukraine

    Ukrainian troops surrounded pro-Russia separatists in their main stronghold of Donetsk on Saturday, prompting the new leader of the militants to appeal for a cease-fire to avert what he said was a looming humanitarian catastrophe. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want cease-fire to avoid ‘catastrophe’
    Aug10

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want cease-fire to avoid ‘catastrophe’

    Ukraine’s rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a cease-fire to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe,’ the insurgents’ new leader said Saturday as conditions deteriorated in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, artillery thundering through deserted streets. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Says Russia Tried To Sneak Troops Into Country Disguised As ‘Peacekeepers’
    Aug10

    Ukraine Says Russia Tried To Sneak Troops Into Country Disguised As ‘Peacekeepers’

    Ukraine said it had stopped a column of Russian troops posing as “peacekeepers” traveling with a humanitarian convoy as they reached the border. Valery Chaly, deputy head of Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko’s administration, said the peacekeepers were going to Ukraine to trigger unrest and provoke further conflict. …read...