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    Dozens Die in Street Battles and Heavy Shelling in Ukraine
    Aug21

    Dozens Die in Street Battles and Heavy Shelling in Ukraine

    Heavy shelling hit residential neighborhoods in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk and government forces fought street battles in other towns on Wednesday as they sought to crush a four-month-old separatist rebellion. The forces of the Western-backed Kiev government are steadily gaining the upper hand over the separatists in...

    Five Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russian rebels in country’s east
    Aug21

    Five Ukrainian troops killed fighting pro-Russian rebels in country’s east

    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation

    Indicating frustration at not being able to push ahead with economic reform, Pavlo Sheremeta said that he no longer wanted to ‘fight against yesterday’s system’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles
    Aug21

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles

    The forces of the Western-backed Kiev government are steadily gaining the upper hand over the separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk
    Aug21

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Belarus
    Aug21

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Belarus

    The Ukrainian and Russian presidents will meet with European Union representatives in Belarus next week, in an effort to reach a deal that would end fighting in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, Ukrainian government forces appear to be closing in on the remaining pro-Russian separatist strongholds in the region. Zlatica Hoke has more. …read more...

    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot
    Aug21

    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot

    Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems in the Luhansk region of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The other commodity that’s leaping on Ukraine war
    Aug21

    The other commodity that’s leaping on Ukraine war

    Fears over the Russia-Ukraine crisis are pushing one commodity to highs not seen in more than a decade. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Check Russian Aid
    Aug21

    Ukraine To Check Russian Aid

    Ukrainian border guards are expected to begin checking some of the cargo of a Russian aid convoy on August 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian troops take over much of the city of Luhansk
    Aug21

    Ukrainian troops take over much of the city of Luhansk

    Donetsk, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. The advance of the Ukrainian army against pro-Russian...