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    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    
    Aug29

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    

    Kiev (AFP) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations said Friday in their latest report, explaining the sharp increase by fighting in densely populated areas between Kiev’s army and pro-Russian rebels.”At least 2,593 people have been killed in Ukraine between mid-April...

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM

    The prime minister added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 
    Aug29

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 

    NATO should only consider arming Ukraine if the U.S., Germany and their allies are willing to fight Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians
    Aug29

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong
    Aug29

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong

    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’
    Aug29

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug29

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    It’s Friday! Here’s what people will be talking about. 1. NATO is holding an emergency meeting on Friday over the crisis in eastern Ukraine, estimating that more 1,000 Russian soldiers have invaded the region. 2. Russian president Vladamir Putin praised the success of pro-Russian separatists fighting in Ukraine, while asking for the...

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    MILAN (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. The United States and the EU have imposed sanctions against Russian officials and the country’s financial industry. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia
    Aug29

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia

    European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine

    Addressing the rebels directly, the Russian president also asked that a humanitarian corridor be opened to allow encircled Ukrainian troops to retreat. …read more Source: The New York...