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    Ukraine truce talks collapse, forces circle rebel-held city
    Aug10

    Ukraine truce talks collapse, forces circle rebel-held city

    Artillery shells slammed into the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as government forces tightened the noose around the rebel-held redoubt and called on pro-Russian separatists to surrender. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    To the Weekend Protesters
    Aug10

    To the Weekend Protesters

    This weekend, there have been large protests on the streets of London, Cape Town, and Santiago, and smaller demonstrations in Paris and New York. Were they marching in support of the tens of thousands of Yazidis and Christians in Iraq who face imminent murder and starvation on a mountaintop at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria...

    The Crisis With Russia And The Unspoken Link
    Aug10

    The Crisis With Russia And The Unspoken Link

    Riveting as always at the Aspen Institute, which hosted a stellar, deeply informed panel this Friday past bringing together Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and moderated by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Nicholas Burns. It would have been hard to...

    Pressing advantage, Ukraine demands rebels surrender
    Aug10

    Pressing advantage, Ukraine demands rebels surrender

    Pro-Russian separatists asked for cease-fire to prevent “humanitarian catastrophe” after being surrounded in their stronghold of Donetsk …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Demands Rebels Surrender as Fighting Rages in Donetsk
    Aug10

    Ukraine Demands Rebels Surrender as Fighting Rages in Donetsk

    A Ukrainian military spokesman rejected a pro-Russian separatist call for a cease-fire, as fighting continues unabated in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian troops have surrounded Donetsk in a “tight ring” and the only thing for rebels left to do is surrender, said Andriy Lysenko, the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council...

    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender
    Aug10

    Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

    A Ukrainian boy walks past a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin decorated with a Ukrainian national flag in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Fighting Rages in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Aug10

    Fighting Rages in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Fighting raged Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian rebels there for a cease-fire to prevent a “humanitarian catastrophe.” …read more Source: Voice of...

    Donetsk beset by fighting as Ukraine demands rebel surrender
    Aug10

    Donetsk beset by fighting as Ukraine demands rebel surrender

    Fighting raged Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian rebels for a cease-fire to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe.’ Ukrainian officials demanded that the insurgents surrender instead. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Rejects Cease-Fire Offer From Separatists As Troops Surround Donetsk
    Aug10

    Ukraine Rejects Cease-Fire Offer From Separatists As Troops Surround Donetsk

    On Saturday, pro-Russian separatists sought a humanitarian cease-fire to allow for food and water to reach citizens in Donetsk but Ukraine has refused such an offer, saying it would only accept the offer once the separatists have surrendered, reports Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine Tells Defiant Rebels To Surrender In East Ukraine
    Aug10

    Ukraine Tells Defiant Rebels To Surrender In East Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian military spokesman on Sunday dismissed a call for a ceasefire by a separatist leader, saying this could only take place once rebels had shown “white flags” and surrendered. Meanwhile the separatists stepped back from their earlier talk of a possible ceasefire and said the Ukrainian army had first to...