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    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...

    Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages
    Aug19

    Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev’s diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    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…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Prague LGBT Community Supports Ukraine (PHOTOS)
    Aug19

    Prague LGBT Community Supports Ukraine (PHOTOS)

    The fourth annual Prague Pride Parade, held on Aug. 16, ended with a festival in Letna Park. What made this year’s event special was the Ukrainian flags spotted in between the extravagant costumes and rainbows. The largest LGBT event in central Europe chose to share their special day with Ukraine. Just recently, on the night of Aug. 14,...

    Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk
    Aug19

    Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said. As the fighting raged, the Kremlin announced that Russian … …read...

    Who is funding Ukraine’s conflict?
    Aug19

    Who is funding Ukraine’s conflict?

    A 20-minute drive from Kiev takes you to a neighborhood that feels more like Beverly Hills than central Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet for talks on Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet for talks on Ukraine

    The announced meeting comes as Ukrainian troops close in on Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Advancing Ukraine troops take fight to heart of pro-Moscow rebellion
                            
                            
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    Aug19

    Advancing Ukraine troops take fight to heart of pro-Moscow rebellion [Video]

    A gun battle broke out in the centre 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. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine says fighting halts recovery of refugees’ bodies
    Aug19

    Ukraine says fighting halts recovery of refugees’ bodies

    Fifteen bodies have been recovered from the site of an artillery strike on a refugee bus convoy in east Ukraine, but further operations have been suspended due to renewed fighting in the area, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source: New York Daily...