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    Dutch Review Energy Ties With Russia After MH17 Crash
    Aug20

    Dutch Review Energy Ties With Russia After MH17 Crash

    The Netherlands is reviewing its extensive energy ties with Russia after the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine a month ago in an attack that killed nearly 200 Dutch nationals, officials and analysts said. Successive Dutch governments boosted political and economic ties with Russia, which has become a leading fuel...

    German Chancellor Merkel to Visit Ukraine on Saturday
    Aug20

    German Chancellor Merkel to Visit Ukraine on Saturday

    BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted. Merkel is making the visit at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s invitation and also will meet with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert said...

    Civilian Convoy Comes Under Attack In Ukraine
    Aug19

    Civilian Convoy Comes Under Attack In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says it has retrieved over a dozen bodies of people killed in an alleged attack on civilian vehicles on Monday. The government says separatists attacked the cars and trucks on a road outside of the city of Luhansk, but the rebels deny this.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Government troops in Ukraine press attacks on rebel-held cities
    Aug19

    Government troops in Ukraine press attacks on rebel-held cities

    Government efforts to quell the pro-Russian separatist front have focused lately on gradually encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-controlled city. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Refugees Seek Shelter in Russia as Ukraine Forces Tighten Grip on Rebels
    Aug19

    Refugees Seek Shelter in Russia as Ukraine Forces Tighten Grip on Rebels

    The central market in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhanks…on fire after government shelling. Near the other rebel-held city of Donetsk, in Makiiva, a courthouse burns after shelling there. Both cities have seen artillery strikes by government forces — tightening their squeeze on pro-Russian separatists as they try to end a...

    Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight to Heart of Pro-Moscow Rebellion
    Aug19

    Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight to Heart of Pro-Moscow Rebellion

    (Reuters) – A gun battle broke out in the center of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk and residents ran for cover from artillery fire on Tuesday, taking a government military offensive into the heart of the retreating pro-Moscow separatist rebellion. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart will meet next week...

    Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas
    Aug19

    Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

    People carry a stretcher with a dead man after shelling by the Ukrainian forces in Makiivka, 25 km (16 miles) from Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Government troops on Tuesda… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas
    Aug19

    Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced another 300,000.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prepared to host German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

    Ukrainian forces attack rebel-held cities as Kyiv pursues diplomacy
    Aug19

    Ukrainian forces attack rebel-held cities as Kyiv pursues diplomacy

    Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kyiv also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced another 300,000. …read more Source: CTV...

    Germany’s Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday
    Aug19

    Germany’s Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted. Merkel is making the visit at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s invitation and also will meet with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Merkel spokesman Steffen...