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    Ukrainian Shakhtar’s Stadium Damaged by Shelling in Donetsk
    Aug23

    Ukrainian Shakhtar’s Stadium Damaged by Shelling in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk’s stadium was damaged by shelling Saturday during the conflict between government troops and pro-Russia separatists. Club chief executive Sergei Palkin said two shells struck the stadium complex early Saturday morning, one damaging the arena itself and another striking its...

    Russian aid convoy completes mission, leaves Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian aid convoy completes mission, leaves Ukraine

    A huge convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Latvia’s Tensions With Russians at Home Persist in Shadow of Ukraine
    Aug23

    Latvia’s Tensions With Russians at Home Persist in Shadow of Ukraine

    A persistent rift between Latvians and ethnic Russians who live there as residents, but not as citizens, continues to be divisive in a year of conflict between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ebola Quarantine, Beijing Ice Bucket Challenge And Greasy Pole Climbing: Week In Photos, Aug. 17 – 24
    Aug23

    Ebola Quarantine, Beijing Ice Bucket Challenge And Greasy Pole Climbing: Week In Photos, Aug. 17 – 24

    Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world. Ranging from the serious to the silly, these photos offer peeks into what happened around the globe this week.1. On Aug. 21, 2014, Pakistan Awami Tehreek supporters protest against the government in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty...

    Bitterly Disputed Russia Aid Vehicles Have Left Ukraine
    Aug23

    Bitterly Disputed Russia Aid Vehicles Have Left Ukraine

    The 227 vehicles from Russia had crossed into Ukraine this week, setting off controversy as Ukrainian officials said it was akin to invasion. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Looks For Peace In First Visit Since Start Of Conflict
    Aug23

    Ukraine Crisis: German Chancellor Angela Merkel Looks For Peace In First Visit Since Start Of Conflict

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev Saturday to show support for the country in its four-month-old conflict with pro-Russian separatists and to push for peace between Ukraine and Russia, Reuters reported. Merkel said better border control and a cease-fire are necessary before peace can be...

    Russian trucks return empty from eastern Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian trucks return empty from eastern Ukraine

    Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border Saturday into Russia but questions about alleged Russian artillery in Ukraine still remained. …read more Source: CTV...

    Aid convoy returns to Russia; Merkel calls for cease-fire
    Aug23

    Aid convoy returns to Russia; Merkel calls for cease-fire

    Merkel called for an agreement that would allow the border to be monitored by the OSCE. …read more Source: USA...

    First Trucks from Aid Convoy to Ukraine Cross Back Into Russia
    Aug23

    First Trucks from Aid Convoy to Ukraine Cross Back Into Russia

    The first trucks from a Russian aid convoy started crossing back into Russia on Saturday (August 23) after igniting a storm of anger in Western capitals a day earlier by driving into Ukraine without the permission of the government in Kiev. The return of the trucks may help ease the tension to some extent in time for the arrival of...

    Merkel Calls For Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Aug23

    Merkel Calls For Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for all parties involved in the hostilities in eastern Ukraine to agree to a cease-fire during a visit to Kyiv on August 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...