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    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east
    Aug24

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    Ukrainian cadets march down Kiev’s main street during a military parade on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence, in the capital Kiev,Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine’s … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Pro-Russian Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk
    Aug24

    Pro-Russian Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk

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    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine puts on military display as war rumbles in the east

    Armored vehicles and soldiers parade in Kiev in a defiant national day display of military power. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK
    Aug24

    Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

    German chancellor Angela Merkel make a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has advocated a measured European Union response t… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    A local man tramples and wipes his feet on the Ukrainian flag in a central square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ukraine has retaken control of much of its eastern territo… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Launches 24 Hour News Channel
    Aug24

    Ukraine Launches 24 Hour News Channel

    Ukraine is launching its first 24-hour English language news station, aiming to promote the country’s image abroad and counter what it claims is a Russian media campaign against it. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Russia Lashes Out At U.S. ‘Monopoly’ on Humanitarianism With Aid Convoy to Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russia Lashes Out At U.S. ‘Monopoly’ on Humanitarianism With Aid Convoy to Ukraine

    On Friday morning, as hundreds of Russian trucks trundled across the border into Ukraine, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin gave a briefing to explain why Moscow was sending the convoy without permission from the government in Kiev. The decision had caused such panic in the West that an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security...

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline
    Aug24

    Aeroflot defies sanctions to create new low-cost airline

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian flag carrier Aeroflot will create a new low-cost unit after Western sanctions grounded its first effort to enter the market, the airline’s chief executive said on Sunday.”We will after all register a new airline,” Aeroflot chief executive Vitaly Savelyev was quoted as saying by Russian news...

    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says
    Aug24

    Germany optimistic on outlook despite weak Q2, report says

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The German government remains optimistic in its outlook for Europe’s biggest economy, despite negative growth in the second quarter, the weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday.For the whole of 2014, the German economy could even notch up faster growth than the 1.8 percent it is currently predicting, the magazine said,...

    Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk
    Aug24

    Separatists March Ukrainian POWs Through Donetsk

    Pro-Russian separatists marched dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the eastern rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday in a parade meant to counter Independence Day celebrations in Kyiv. Some bandaged, some limping, the men were marched up one of Donetsk’s main streets and past the remains of Ukrainian armored personnel carriers...