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    Ukraine claims gains in Luhansk; 52 reported killed near Donetsk
    Aug20

    Ukraine claims gains in Luhansk; 52 reported killed near Donetsk

    After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made significant gains Wednesday into rebel-held territory, capturing a large part of the city of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city, in fighting that left at least 52 dead. …read more Source: CTV...

    Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper

    Four people who climbed a Moscow skyscraper on Wednesday and attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire have been charged with vandalism by Russian police and may face three years in jail. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Are Ukraine’s Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes
    Aug20

    Are Ukraine’s Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes

    What do Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov have in common with members of a satanic religious sect based in central Ukraine? They are all part of a broad movement to destroy the Russian Orthodox Church, according to Russia’s leading state-run broadcaster. The August 17 report on Rossia 24...

    Here Are The Dramatic And Bizarre Headlines About Ferguson, Missouri From All Over The World
    Aug20

    Here Are The Dramatic And Bizarre Headlines About Ferguson, Missouri From All Over The World

    From Northern Ireland to North Korea, the protests in Ferguson, Missouri — and the military-grade response from local police — have made headlines around the world. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk
    Aug20

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    An alpinist paints yellow over the blue at one of Moscow’s Stalin-era skyscrapers with a star on top, which was painted in the colors of the Ukrainian national flag in Moscow, Russia, Wednesda… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Troops Seize Much of Luhansk From Rebels
    Aug20

    Ukraine Troops Seize Much of Luhansk From Rebels

    DONETSK, Ukraine— After days of constant street battles, Ukrainian troops took control Wednesday of a large part of the rebel stronghold in Luhansk, a government spokesman announced, while battles around the rebel’s largest city of Donetsk left at least 43 people dead. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security...

    Persistent but calm, Merkel’s leadership on Ukraine reflects rising German diplomatic ambition
    Aug20

    Persistent but calm, Merkel’s leadership on Ukraine reflects rising German diplomatic ambition

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk
    Aug20

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of constant street battles, Ukrainian troops took control Wednesday of a large part of the rebel stronghold in Luhansk, a government spokesman announced, while battles around the rebel’s largest city of Donetsk left at least 43 people dead.Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.Merkel and her foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, have put Berlin at the...

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control
    Aug20

    Ukraine: Large parts of Luhansk are now under government control

    A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk — a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — after days of street battles. …read more Source: CTV...