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    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 Rebel Leader: We Are Open to a Cease-Fire
    Aug09

    Ukraine Rebel Leader: We Are Open to a Cease-Fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops have surrounded the rebel-held city of Donetsk and the insurgents are willing to accept a cease-fire in order to stave off a humanitarian catastrophe, a top rebel leader announced Saturday. MorePutin’s Popularity Soars to 87% in the Face of AdversityMH17 Recovery Team Forced to Halt Work in...

    Rebel leader calls for cease-fire in besieged Donetsk
    Aug09

    Rebel leader calls for cease-fire in besieged Donetsk

    Leader of pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine says their plight is ‘difficult’ but morale is ‘strong.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Speaks With Merkel About Ukraine
    Aug09

    Obama Speaks With Merkel About Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the situation in Ukraine during an Air Force One flight on Saturday. Obama was flying to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts for a wo-week vacation with his family. There was no detail on the conversation between the two leaders. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine Makes Strides Into Rebel Stronghold
    Aug09

    Ukraine Makes Strides Into Rebel Stronghold

    Despite growing jitters in the West, Ukraine’s military leaders pressed ahead with an offensive, betting that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia felt he had too much to lose to invade. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine rebel leader: We are open to a cease-fire
    Aug09

    Ukraine rebel leader: We are open to a cease-fire

    A communal worker removes a tree that was cut down by a shell after morning shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Several shells fell this morning in a northern Donetsk… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rebel leader says Donetsk is surrounded by Ukrainian forces
    Aug09

    Rebel leader says Donetsk is surrounded by Ukrainian forces

    A top rebel leader announced Saturday that the rebel stronghold of Donetsk is surrounded by Ukrainian government troops and his forces were willing to accept a cease-fire in order to stave off a humanitarian catastrophe. …read more Source: CTV...

    Taking Cover in Ukraine
    Aug09

    Taking Cover in Ukraine

    There’s nothing left as their house smolders after days of shelling near Donetsk. Now they’re seeking shelter in the frigid walls of this cellar – turned bomb shelter. They ran for their lives. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine rebel leader open to a ceasefire
    Aug09

    Ukraine rebel leader open to a ceasefire

    A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine says Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region’s largest city of Donetsk surrounded. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says Stops Russian Troops Invading, Moscow Calls Statement ‘Fairy Tale’
    Aug09

    Ukraine Says Stops Russian Troops Invading, Moscow Calls Statement ‘Fairy Tale’

    Ukraine said on Saturday it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine under the guise of peacekeepers with the aim of provoking a large-scale military conflict, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale”. Ukraine has made several similar statements about Russian aggression during months of conflict with...