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    Ukraine Begins Inspecting Russian Aid
    Aug15

    Ukraine Begins Inspecting Russian Aid

    Ukraine says its border guards and customs officials have begun inspecting a convoy of Russian trucks that Moscow says is carrying humanitarian aid for war-torn eastern Ukraine. Ukraine had refused to allow the nearly 300 trucks to enter the country for fear that Russia might use the convoy as a pretext for a full-scale invasion. Authorities in...

    European Markets Edge Higher
    Aug15

    European Markets Edge Higher

    Geopolitics remain the center of European markets’ attention Friday, with investors taking comfort from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s conciliatory remarks, despite the tense situation close to Ukraine’s border. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Starts to Inspect Russia Convoy
    Aug15

    Ukraine Starts to Inspect Russia Convoy

    Ukrainian border guards and customs officers have begun inspecting a convoy of trucks that Russia says is packed with humanitarian aid for cities in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the army said. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Raw: Ukrainian aid convoy arrives near Luhansk
    Aug15

    Raw: Ukrainian aid convoy arrives near Luhansk

    The first trucks carrying aid from the Ukrainian government arrived in Starobilsk, 60 miles north of Luhansk city, on Thursday night. (Aug. 15) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine inspects aid convoy as Russian military vehicles spotted near border
    Aug15

    Ukraine inspects aid convoy as Russian military vehicles spotted near border

    Ukraine said its customs and border service officials on Friday began inspecting a Russian aid convoy parked just beyond its border, a sign that the two countries were taking steps to ease mounting tensions over the shipment. …read more Source:...

    Dozens of Ukrainian border officials inspecting aid convoy
    Aug15

    Dozens of Ukrainian border officials inspecting aid convoy

    Ukraine said its customs and border service officials on Friday began inspecting a Russian aid convoy parked just beyond its border, a sign that the two countries were taking steps to ease mounting tensions over the shipment. …read more Source: CTV...

    Donbas Battalion Denies Capturing Chechen Fighters In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug15

    Donbas Battalion Denies Capturing Chechen Fighters In Eastern Ukraine

    The Donbas Battalion, a volunteer paramilitary unit in Ukraine’s national guard, denies reports that it has captured 46 Chechen mercenaries fighting alongside pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian border guards inspect convoy
    Aug15

    Ukrainian border guards inspect convoy

    Ukrainian border guards are in Russia and have started to examine the contents of a huge convoy of trucks that Moscow says is carrying relief goods for civilians in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    12 Russian armored vehicles join aid convoy
    Aug15

    12 Russian armored vehicles join aid convoy

    Russian solders with their several military vehicle gather at the rail road crossing about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ukrainian border at Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, early Friday, Aug. 15… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine: inspectors to check Russian convoy
    Aug15

    Ukraine: inspectors to check Russian convoy

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says a team of several dozen of its customs and border service officials will inspect a Russian aid convoy parked just beyond its border. Sergei Astakhov, an assistant to the deputy head of Ukraine’s border guard service, said the cargo would be inspected in the presence of representatives from the International...