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    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Comrades and Crimea’s self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troop… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine
    Aug30

    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that EU leaders meeting in Brussels were likely to boost sanctions on Russia over the escalating Ukraine conflict.”Sanctions will be no doubt increased and the (European) Commission will have to work on” implementing this, Hollande told reporters after a meeting of...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the stat… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian cargo plane goes down in Algeria

    A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down
    Aug30

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against separatists said the Su-25 was hit on Friday, and that the pilot ejected and was uninjured....

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia

    A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU to Toughen Sanctions, Barroso Says
    Aug30

    EU to Toughen Sanctions, Barroso Says

    European Union leaders will agree to new sanctions on Russia, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said, following what he called “the further destabilization” of Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    EU leaders set to decide new Russia sanctions as Ukrainian President Poroshenko seeks support
    Aug30

    EU leaders set to decide new Russia sanctions as Ukrainian President Poroshenko seeks support

    European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvement by Moscow. …read more Source: FOX...

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School
    Aug30

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School

    As children across the world prepare to head back to school, those displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine are bracing for their first day of school — far away from home. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency. The Antonov An-12 carrying seven crew members was on its way to Equatorial Guinea when it went down at about 2:40 a.m. about 15 kilometers (9...