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    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:...

    Ukraine troops push into city under rebel control
    Aug18

    Ukraine troops push into city under rebel control

    Army troops have penetrated deep inside the rebel-controlled city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Asian Shares Mixed
    Aug18

    Asian Shares Mixed

    Asian stocks were mixed Monday, with investors digesting news on the earnings front while keeping an eye on geopolitical tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks
    Aug18

    Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France Hold ‘Difficult’ Crisis Talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Ukraine crisis talks in Berlin were “difficult” but made “some progress.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine reports army deep in rebel stronghold Luhansk
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports army deep in rebel stronghold Luhansk

    Ukraine’s national security council said government forces captured a district police station in Luhansk on Saturday after bitter clashes. Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky said Sunday that the separatists shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane over the Luhansk region after it launched an attack on rebels. A column of armored...

    A French Politician Who Called Sanctions Against Russia ‘An Act Of War’ Plans To Copy His Insane Theme Park In Crimea
    Aug18

    A French Politician Who Called Sanctions Against Russia ‘An Act Of War’ Plans To Copy His Insane Theme Park In Crimea

    The ‘Puy du Fou’ theme park in France’s Vendée province is insane. Think of a “Medieval Times” that in addition to Renaissance-era knights also has Roman gladiator bouts, Viking raid reenactments and robot musicians. And now its founder, a politician named Philippe de Villiers (full name Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de...

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels
    Aug18

    Ukraine gains ground in city held by rebels

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk, which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said Sunday, in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine’s efforts to crush pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world
    Aug18

    Photos August 17: Top images from around the world

    Festivalgoers, carrying portable shrine, are splashed with water during a summer festival of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine in downtown Tokyo, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the Independence Day celebrations in Jakarta,...