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    Ukraine prime minister slams Putin; cease-fire again under strain
    Sep14

    Ukraine prime minister slams Putin; cease-fire again under strain

    KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day cease-fire as the Ukrainian prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport
    Sep14

    Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

    A worker walks past an aid convoy from Russia in the town of Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. More than 200 Russian trucks carrying humanitarian supplies entered into Ukrain… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia Sends Second Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine — And No One Said A Word About It
    Sep13

    Russia Sends Second Humanitarian Convoy Into Ukraine — And No One Said A Word About It

    The first 35 vehicles in a second Russian aid convoy heading for rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine have crossed the border, Russian news agencies reported late Friday. “Russian customs officers and border guards completed processing the first group of trucks… Now all 35 trucks have left the border crossing point towards Ukraine,”...

    Ukraine Economy Takes a Battering
    Sep13

    Ukraine Economy Takes a Battering

    Ukraine’s economy could shrink by up to 10% by year-end, the head of the Ukrainian central bank warned on Saturday, as the military said fighting with pro-Russia rebels had erupted again despite a shaky cease fire. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister: Putin’s goal ‘is to take the entire Ukraine’
    Sep13

    Ukrainian Prime Minister: Putin’s goal ‘is to take the entire Ukraine’

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t just want to take eastern Ukraine — he wants the whole country. “His aim is not just to take Donetsk and Lugansk,” Mr. Yatsenyuk said during a conference in Kiev on Saturday, Business Insider reported. “His goal is to …...

    Russia, Ukraine trade blame as fighting tests truce
    Sep13

    Russia, Ukraine trade blame as fighting tests truce

    Kiev (AFP) – Tensions over Ukraine festered on Saturday after Kiev accused the Kremlin of seeking to “eliminate” the pro-Western former Soviet nation while Moscow charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis.The bitter exchange in the wake of the toughest Western sanctions yet on Russia came with a fragile nine-day...

    Ongoing shelling in Donetsk despite Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Sep13

    Ongoing shelling in Donetsk despite Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    For people living close to the airport in eastern Ukraine’s city of Donetsk there is no ceasefire with ongoing shelling damaging buildings and devastating lives. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Putin Intent on Taking ‘All of Ukraine,’ Leader Says
    Sep13

    Putin Intent on Taking ‘All of Ukraine,’ Leader Says

    Only the military backing of NATO can defend Ukraine, the prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, told a conference of security experts in Kiev. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine fends off rebel attack near Donetsk airport
    Sep13

    Ukraine fends off rebel attack near Donetsk airport

    A new round of fighting seemed to erupt in Ukraine’s troubled east Saturday. …read more Source: USA...

    Luhansk airport completely destroyed in fighting in Ukraine
    Sep13

    Luhansk airport completely destroyed in fighting in Ukraine

    Luhansk airport has been completely destroyed in fighting between pro-Russian forces and Ukrainian government troops. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...