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    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism driven by agreement over a Russian aid convoy … …read more...

    Russia Denies Its Vehicles Destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Russia Denies Its Vehicles Destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia—NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forces destroyed most of it. Russia denied all of this, but the reports spooked global markets and overshadowed optimism driven by agreement over a Russian aid convoy bound for eastern Ukraine. The...

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine
    Aug15

    Merkel to Putin: Halt flow of arms to Ukraine

    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the flow of military goods and personnel into Ukraine ahead of a weekend meeting of foreign ministers aimed at easing tensions. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine: Russian APCs Destroyed Near Border; Moscow Calls Report ‘Fantasy’
    Aug15

    Ukraine: Russian APCs Destroyed Near Border; Moscow Calls Report ‘Fantasy’

    Government troops destroyed a column of military vehicles that crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, Ukraine’s president said Friday, as a convoy of Russian trucks purportedly carrying humanitarian aid remained stalled near the border awaiting inspection. The incident, which NATO confirmed and said involved Russian weaponry, was...

    Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it destroyed military vehicles that crossed from Russia

    Ukraine’s president said Friday that the country’s forces destroyed “a significant part” of a Russian military convoy that crossed into Ukrainian territory during the night, a charge denied by Russia. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    War Claims Thousands of Lives in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug15

    War Claims Thousands of Lives in Eastern Ukraine

    As developments at the MH17 crash site have slowed, fighting in Eastern Ukraine has increased. According to the United Nations human rights office, the death toll from the Ukraine conflict doubled last week from 1,129 on July 26 to 2,086 on Aug. 10. Heavy shelling between the Ukrainian military forces and pro-Russian separatists continues,...

    Ukraine says it has destroyed part of armed convoy from Russia
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it has destroyed part of armed convoy from Russia

    Ukraine said its troops attacked and partially destroyed a column of armed vehicles that had crossed the border from Russian territory, while Russia said it was concerned about an attack on another convoy carrying aid. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, as government and separatist forces still fight for control of the cities of Luhansk and Donetsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian court nixes controversial Jewish heritage projects in Lviv
    Aug15

    Ukrainian court nixes controversial Jewish heritage projects in Lviv

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian supreme court forbade the Municipality of Lviv from going ahead with controversial plans for commemorating Jewish heritage sites. The Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine issued its ruling Wednesday against the city’s plans to design and build projects that would commemorate three Jewish sites instead of restoring them. In...

    Russia Invades Ukraine? Kiev Says It ‘Destroys’ Russian Military Elements Inside Borders
    Aug15

    Russia Invades Ukraine? Kiev Says It ‘Destroys’ Russian Military Elements Inside Borders

    Ukrainian forces say they “destroyed” part of what President Petro Poroshenko called a Russian military column late Thursday night, around when a Russian humanitarian aid mission crossed the border. Ukraine has yet to confirm what type of equipment was destroyed, but said its artillery destroyed “much of it” overnight. …read more Source:...