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    France and Russia Can Agree on Building Amusement Parks, But Not Ending Ukraine’s Conflict
    Aug18

    France and Russia Can Agree on Building Amusement Parks, But Not Ending Ukraine’s Conflict

    Before Sunday’s four-party talks in Berlin began, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin tried to sample local European fare. He soon came across a menu item called “Baked Potato Paris-Moscow,” which comes with salad, smoked salmon, and dill mustard sauce, …read more Source: The New...

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds
    Aug18

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    After months of rebel occupation and weeks of Ukrainian liberation, the residents of this shell-shocked border town say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives — but fear that war could return to their doorstep. …read more Source: Miami...

    Newspaper: Russia Might Ban Car Imports if Sanctions Escalate
    Aug18

    Newspaper: Russia Might Ban Car Imports if Sanctions Escalate

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The impact of the measure on many foreign automakers would be softened because their factories...

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds
    Aug18

    Grief, relief as ravaged Ukrainian town rebuilds

    LYSYCHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — After months of rebel occupation and weeks of Ukrainian liberation, the residents of this shell-shocked border town say they hope simply to rebuild their former lives — but fear that war could return to their doorstep. Many homes and entire neighborhoods bear scars from the two-day fight for Lysychansk, a...

    Will Ukraine Relief Rally Last?
    Aug18

    Will Ukraine Relief Rally Last?

    It’s a crisis with a bumpy road ahead. But one issue at least may have been resolved. Russia and Ukraine have been at loggerheads over this Russian aid convoy carrying water, food and medicine – it’s been stranded close to the border for days. Kiev said the trucks could be a way to get weapons to rebels. But following talks...

    Rebels fire on refugees, killing ‘dozens,’ says Ukraine
    Aug18

    Rebels fire on refugees, killing ‘dozens,’ says Ukraine

    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: Toronto...

    Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels killed ‘dozens’ of civilian refugees near Russian border
    Aug18

    Ukraine says pro-Russian rebels killed ‘dozens’ of civilian refugees near Russian border

    “Dozens” of civilians were killed in a shelling attack Monday on a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. Both the government and the rebels traded blame for the attack. …read more Source: FOX...

    Cheesed-Off Russia Turns to Switzerland
    Aug18

    Cheesed-Off Russia Turns to Switzerland

    Non EU member Switzerland has not imposed sanctions on Russia – a situation that does not please its biggest trading partner, the European Union. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine blames rebels for shelling civilians
    Aug18

    Ukraine blames rebels for shelling civilians

    Foreign Ministers of France Laurent Fabius, Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russia Sergey Lavrov, from left, go for a walk before a meeting at the Guesthouse of Fore… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Refugee Convoy In Ukraine Hit By Rocket Fire, Dozens Reportedly Killed
    Aug18

    Refugee Convoy In Ukraine Hit By Rocket Fire, Dozens Reportedly Killed

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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...