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    Ukraine Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia
    Aug04

    Ukraine Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia

    MOSCOW—A Russian border security official said more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russia, according to a report from the Interfax news agency. It wasn’t immediately clear why the soldiers entered Russia, with both sides giving conflicting accounts. The Russian official said the soldiers deserted the Kiev government and the...

    Kiev says it recaptures rail hub in eastern Ukraine, five soldiers killed
    Aug04

    Kiev says it recaptures rail hub in eastern Ukraine, five soldiers killed

    Kiev has intensified its campaign against the Moscow-backed separatists and made steady gains since a Malaysian airliner was downed over rebel-held territory on July 17. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Build Their Own ‘Fortress On Wheels’
    Aug04

    Ukrainian Soldiers Build Their Own ‘Fortress On Wheels’

    Ukrainian soldiers battling separatists in the country’s east have converted a Russian-made army truck into a bullet-proof armored vehicle. They used thick metal sheets to reinforce the driver’s cab and the sides of the Ural off-road truck, which also carries an automatic grenade launcher. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    Voices: Celebrating a special journalist
    Aug04

    Voices: Celebrating a special journalist

    An acid attack didn’t deter a Ukrainian journalist from staying in the field she loves. …read more Source: USA...

    MH17 Crash Site Investigation Thwarted By Gunfire, Mortar Rounds In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug04

    MH17 Crash Site Investigation Thwarted By Gunfire, Mortar Rounds In Eastern Ukraine

    Investigators trying to reach bodies from the MH17 crash site had their search held off Monday as gunfire and shelling were reported in the area of eastern Ukraine where pro-Russia separatists and government forces have been fighting. The team of mainly Dutch and Australian experts were waiting for European monitors to give the go-ahead to resume...

    Ukraine Claims a Victory and a Setback
    Aug04

    Ukraine Claims a Victory and a Setback

    Ukrainian forces said they had moved closer to cutting off the separatist stronghold of Donetsk even as a number of Ukrainian troops surrendered overnight on the Russian border. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia
    Aug04

    Ukrainian Soldiers Cross Border Into Russia

    (MOSCOW) — A Russian border security official said more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russia, according to a report from the Interfax news agency. It wasn’t immediately clear why the soldiers entered Russia, with both sides giving conflicting accounts. MoreUkraine’s Army on Outskirts of Rebel StrongholdObama:...

    Obama Hosts Africa Summit With An Eye On Legacy
    Aug04

    Obama Hosts Africa Summit With An Eye On Legacy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama immerses himself in talks on Africa’s regional security, democracy building and business investment this week, the world’s attention — and much of his own — will be on an extraordinary array of urgent overseas crises. Obama is gathering nearly 50 African heads of state in...

    Vladimir Putin Paints Himself Into a Corner
    Aug04

    Vladimir Putin Paints Himself Into a Corner

    Is Vladimir Putin the backing-down type? Western policymakers are betting that he is, as they draw up ever-nastier economic sanctions they hope will force Russia’s president to abandon his proxy war in Ukraine. Russians, though, are not so sure—especially Russians who know Putin best. Alexei Kudrin was Putin’s close friend and...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian troops cross into Russia
    Aug04

    Hundreds of Ukrainian troops cross into Russia

    As Russia kicks off massive war games near border, Ukrainian officials try to tamp down reports of a mass troop defection …read more Source:...