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    Ukraine Says Refugee Convoy Was Flying White Flags
    Aug18

    Ukraine Says Refugee Convoy Was Flying White Flags

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatists fired missiles at a military convoy carrying refugees, killing many aboard, despite the fact the trucks were flying white flags. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rocker Called a ‘Traitor’ For Performing for IDPs in Ukraine
    Aug18

    Russian Rocker Called a ‘Traitor’ For Performing for IDPs in Ukraine

    Russian rock musician Andrei Makarevich performed a concert for displaced children in eastern Ukraine last week. Now Russian lawmakers want to punish him for “treachery.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bundesbank Warns on German Growth
    Aug18

    Bundesbank Warns on German Growth

    Germany’s Bundesbank has warned that global tensions such as the crisis in Ukraine are weighing on the outlook for Europe’s largest economy, putting assumptions about the strength of the country’s growth at risk. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine blames rebels for firing on fleeing refugees, killing ‘many’
    Aug18

    Ukraine blames rebels for firing on fleeing refugees, killing ‘many’

    Ukraine claimed Monday that pro-Russia rebels fired rockets and mortars on a convoy of civilians who were trying to flee from the intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine claims rebels fired rockets on a column of refugees, killing ‘many’
    Aug18

    Ukraine claims rebels fired rockets on a column of refugees, killing ‘many’

    Ukraine claimed Monday that rebels in the east of the country fired rockets and mortars on civilians trying to flee from the region’s intense fighting. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, but the separatists denied responsibility. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Rebels fire on civilian convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: Rebels fire on civilian convoy

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine claimed Monday that rebels in the east of the country fired rockets and mortars on civilians trying to flee from the region’s intense fighting. “Many people were killed, among them women and children,” Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, said at a …...

    Russian Court Jails Putin Opponents on Rioting Charges
    Aug18

    Russian Court Jails Putin Opponents on Rioting Charges

    Four Russians detained during a protest against President Vladimir Putin were sentenced to prison terms on Monday after a trial critics say is part of a Kremlin campaign to stifle dissent while all eyes are on the Ukraine crisis. Putin enjoys broad popularity at home, however, and his public standing has ridden a wave of nationalist sentiment to...

    Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: 'Dozens' of civilians killed in convoy

    KIEV, Ukraine — A spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council says “dozens” of civilians have been killed in a rebel attack on a convoy of people trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine.Col. Andriy Lysenko told reporters Monday that he is unable to provide exact figures but that dozens have died, including children.The...

    Russian Aid Convoy Deal Reached
    Aug18

    Russian Aid Convoy Deal Reached

    Russia’s foreign minister said an accord has been reached for the delivery of what Moscow says is humanitarian aid to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...