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    Ukraine-bound Russian convoy stuck amid bickering
    Aug13

    Ukraine-bound Russian convoy stuck amid bickering

    Hundreds of Russian trucks carrying aid intended for rebel-held eastern Ukraine remained parked Wednesday in the southern city of Voronezh, their fate shrouded in mystery as Ukraine accused Moscow of plotting to use them as a cover for invasion. …read more Source:...

    New Sanctions Bill Raises Free Press Fears In Ukraine
    Aug13

    New Sanctions Bill Raises Free Press Fears In Ukraine

    Ukrainian lawmakers are preparing to vote on a draft law that would impose sanctions on Russian businesses and block disinformation spread by Kremlin-run media. But Ukrainian free-speech advocates say the bill is dangerous because it also hands the government in Kyiv the power to censor the press at home. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Earnings Lift European Markets
    Aug13

    Earnings Lift European Markets

    Upbeat earnings helped European markets shrug off poor industrial production figures for the region, and at least temporarily sideline fears surrounding the economic impact of the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Hints on the Border of Russia’s Role in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Hints on the Border of Russia’s Role in Ukraine

    VERKHNYAYA OREKHOVKA Russia (Reuters) – In Russia’s southwestern Rostov region bordering Ukraine, a military-style training camp, a broken down border fence and tracks consistent with armored personnel carriers or tanks add to a body of evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine’s war. The Kremlin has consistently denied...

    Two Thirds of Russians Believe Putin Is Restoring Peace in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Two Thirds of Russians Believe Putin Is Restoring Peace in Ukraine

    63% of Russians believe President Vladimir Putin’s actions in contribute to the peaceful resolution of the Ukrainian crisis, according to the country’s oldest polling agency VTSIOM. 9% believe Putin’s policies on the Ukraine do not contribute to the escalation of the conflict, while 18% do not believe the Russian...

    Adam: Finding the middle ground on Ukraine
    Aug13

    Adam: Finding the middle ground on Ukraine

    Despite Western sanctions against Russia, President Vladimir Putin is not budging on Ukraine, and the conflict is getting uglier by the day. And distracted by the war with pro-Russian separatists, President Petro Poroshenko can’t focus on what should be his top priority — reviving his country’s failing economy. A humanitarian crisis...

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks
    Aug13

    UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks

    The number of people who have been killed in eastern Ukraine appears to have doubled in the last two weeks, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Pope Francis Goes to Korea: The Spiritual Meaning of Travel During Turmoil
    Aug13

    Pope Francis Goes to Korea: The Spiritual Meaning of Travel During Turmoil

    Pope Francis is headed to South Korea on Wednesday, in the midst of what continues to be a particularly difficult month for the world. MoreLGBT Americans Less Likely to Be ReligiousISIS Is Ignoring Islam’s Teachings on Yazidis and ChristiansSuitcase Killing: American’s Body Found at Posh Bali Resort NBC NewsWater Everywhere: Heavy...

    Confusion and Alarm as Russian Aid Convoy Heads to Ukraine
    Aug13

    Confusion and Alarm as Russian Aid Convoy Heads to Ukraine

    Ukraine has vowed to block the convoy of hundreds of trucks from crossing the border, and there were reports that the convoy had been halted in southern Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine death toll doubles in two weeks: UN
    Aug13

    Ukraine death toll doubles in two weeks: UN

    A spokeswoman for the office, Cecile Pouilly, says the UN’s “very conservative estimates” show the death toll has risen to at least 2,086 people as of Aug. 10 from 1,129 on July 26. …read more Source: CTV...