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    Refugee Buses Hit by Rocket Fire Near Luhansk, Deaths Reported
    Aug18

    Refugee Buses Hit by Rocket Fire Near Luhansk, Deaths Reported

    Rocket fire hit a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the east Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Monday killing an unknown number of people, Ukraine’s military and rebels said, blaming each other for the strike. About 500 people a day have been fleeing Luhansk, a pro-Russian separatist stronghold that has been battered by months of fighting...

    Ukrainian Troops Reinforce Positions Reclaimed from Rebels
    Aug18

    Ukrainian Troops Reinforce Positions Reclaimed from Rebels

    Ukrainian soldiers are reinforcing their positions in areas recently reclaimed from pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. With the help of high-tech gadgetry and brute force, government officers claim they have the upper hand. But VOA’s Gabe Joselow, at the front lines of the conflict, reports that outright victory for Kyiv’s...

    Ukraine ‘makes gains’ on separatists
    Aug18

    Ukraine ‘makes gains’ on separatists

    Government military forces there said they’ve made advances Sunday against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Germany Says Limited Progress in Ukraine Talks
    Aug18

    Germany Says Limited Progress in Ukraine Talks

    Berlin and Moscow say some progress was made in talks among the foreign ministers of Russian, Ukraine, Germany and France, but Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said there has been no headway in reaching the main goal of ending the unrest in eastern Ukraine. Speaking Monday from Berlin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said talks the...

    Russia says humanitarian convoy for Ukraine cleared
    Aug18

    Russia says humanitarian convoy for Ukraine cleared

    Moscow says “all questions” about truck convoy waiting at border answered, but tensions in Ukraine’s east are clearly not easing …read more Source:...

    Russia: Agreement Reached On Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine But Not On Ceasefire
    Aug18

    Russia: Agreement Reached On Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine But Not On Ceasefire

    (Adds quotes context) BERLIN, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Russia on Monday said all objections to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress had been made in Berlin talks toward a ceasefire between government and rebel forces in the east of the country. Following the talks between Russia, Germany, France and...

    Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy
    Aug18

    Ukraine: rebels fire on civilian convoy

    Russia’s foreign minister earlier said he expects the extensive humanitarian aid mission for eastern Ukraine to enter the country in the near future. The humanitarian aid convoy from Russia has been watched with suspicion by Ukraine and Western countries, who suggest it could be used to spirit in weapons for the separatists, who are...

    Kyiv Blames Separatists For Attack On Refugee Convoy; ‘Many’ Dead
    Aug18

    Kyiv Blames Separatists For Attack On Refugee Convoy; ‘Many’ Dead

    Separatists denied they were responsible after authorities in Kyiv blamed them for missiles that struck a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, leaving many dead, including women and children. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug18

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Welcome back from the weekend! It’s chilly in London but it’s all sunshine in New York. And now, here’s what people will be chatting about on Monday. 1. Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, have reached a new level of violence after police imposed a curfew. The chaos began five nights ago after an officer shot and killed an unarmed...

    European Stocks Rebound
    Aug18

    European Stocks Rebound

    European stocks rebounded in early trade Monday with investors taking comfort from some signs of easing geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...