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    As Kiev Cites Progress, Opposing Convoys Head To Ukraine’s East
    Aug14

    As Kiev Cites Progress, Opposing Convoys Head To Ukraine’s East

    There’s been more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, with shelling in the region’s major city of Donetsk and government forces reporting more success in their battles with separatists. Meanwhile, both Ukrainian and Russian aid convoys are heading toward the area, though it’s unclear how the Russian trucks plan to enter Ukraine.»...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television…. …read more Source:...

    Russian aid convoy nears Ukrainian border
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy nears Ukrainian border

    Ukraine government threatens to block convey if inspection of cargo is denied. …read more Source: USA...

    Igor Strelkov Quits: Leader Of Pro-Russian Separatists Steps Down In Ukraine
    Aug14

    Igor Strelkov Quits: Leader Of Pro-Russian Separatists Steps Down In Ukraine

    The Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) defense minister and de facto leader Igor Strelkov quit his position Thursday amid rumors that he was severely wounded. Ukrainian officials accuse him of being the direct link between pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and the Russian government, although Russia denies any direct connection with...

    Putin gives cautious speech, possibly leading towards easing crisis
    Aug14

    Putin gives cautious speech, possibly leading towards easing crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. Referring to a suggestion by firebrand...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Dutch Push Ukraine on MH17 Disaster Inquiries
    Aug14

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Dutch Push Ukraine on MH17 Disaster Inquiries

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch officials said Monday they will push ahead with both an investigation into the cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and a criminal investigation into the persons responsible, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine. Flight 17 was shot down July 17 above an area held by...

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational
    Aug14

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational

    A Russian convoy carrying aid for civilians trapped in separatist-controlled Luhansk in eastern Ukraine diverted from its agreed route to the Ukrainian border Thursday, drawing warnings from Kiev that it will be blocked “with all the forces available” unless its cargo is first inspected. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin strikes conciliatory note on Ukraine, signaling desire to de-escalate crisis
    Aug14

    Putin strikes conciliatory note on Ukraine, signaling desire to de-escalate crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. …read more Source: FOX...