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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 paraded in Kiev on Sunday (August 24) in a defiant national day display of military power that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said was being mobilized for a historic war of independence from Russia. Soldiers, some due to head directly to the front where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists,...

    Defiant Ukraine Turns on Military Display
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine Turns on Military Display

    Armoured vehicles and soldiers, some of them hardened in battle, paraded on Kiev’s main square on Sunday (August 24) to mark Independence Day in a defiant show of the military force Ukraine’s government hopes will defeat pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers paraded, abused in east
    Aug24

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers paraded, abused in east

    As President Poroshenko vows to increase spending to crush rebellion, divisions between rebels and Kiev increase as war worsens …read more Source:...

    Rebels Parade POWs As Kyiv Marks Independence Day
    Aug24

    Rebels Parade POWs As Kyiv Marks Independence Day

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have paraded dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the center of Donetsk, mocking celebrations in Kyiv marking Ukraine’s 23 years of independence from the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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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    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 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...

    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...

    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...