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    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...

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day As Rebels Parade Captives

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. Sunday’s rival...

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk
    Aug24

    Ukraine independence day: Rival demonstrations in Kyiv, Donetsk

    As armoured vehicles rumbled through downtown Kyiv in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded prisoners of war down the streets of Donetsk and displayed wreckage of destroyed Ukrainian tanks. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine — As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine’s independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed charred wreckages of destroyed Ukrainian tanks.Sunday’s rival...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration
    Aug24

    In Eastern Ukraine, Rebel Mockery Amid Independence Celebration

    As Ukrainians celebrated their country’s independence, pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk staged a counter-parade to delight in the death and imprisonment of Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Parades Military Might
    Aug24

    Ukraine Parades Military Might

    Soldiers, rockets and armored vehicles paraded through central Kiev, some of them on their way east to fight pro-Russian rebels, as Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day in the midst of war. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day, Pledges $3 Billion For Army
    Aug24

    Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day, Pledges $3 Billion For Army

    A parade featuring armored personnel carriers and beret-clad soldiers marks the 23rd anniversary since Kiev broke from Russia’s orbit at the end of the Cold War.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russian separatists force Ukrainian prisoners to march streets of Donetsk
    Aug24

    Russian separatists force Ukrainian prisoners to march streets of Donetsk

    Ukraine marked its independence day on Sunday with a military march past in Kiev intended to send a message of defiance to Russia, but pro-Moscow rebels countered by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets in their stronghold. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukrainian president marks independence day with $3B US defence spending boost
    Aug24

    Ukrainian president marks independence day with $3B US defence spending boost

    Ukraine’s president announced plans Sunday to boost his country’s defence spending by an estimated 50 per cent as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source:...