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    Ordinary Ukrainians become unlikely warriors
    Aug13

    Ordinary Ukrainians become unlikely warriors

    Denis Lavrienko is a 36-year-old TV director who devotes his free time to his wife and young daughter. Vladislav Matelsky is a 28-year-old part-time truck driver who lives with his girlfriend. Vyacheslav Konstantinovsky is the multimillionaire owner of a fast-food chain. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ordinary Ukrainians become unlikely warriors
    Aug13

    Ordinary Ukrainians become unlikely warriors

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Denis Lavrienko is a 36-year-old TV director who devotes his free time to his wife and young daughter. Vladislav Matelsky is a 28-year-old part-time truck driver who lives with his girlfriend. Vyacheslav Konstantinovsky is the multimillionaire owner of a fast-food chain…. …read more Source: Associated...

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Says Red Cross Can Enter the War-Torn Area
    Aug13

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Says Red Cross Can Enter the War-Torn Area

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces on Monday zeroed in on rebel strongholds as the government welcomed an international humanitarian relief mission into the rebellious east involving Russia, the United States and the European Union. The mission will be conducted under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The...

    12 pro-government Ukraine militiamen killed in ambush
    Aug13

    12 pro-government Ukraine militiamen killed in ambush

    At least 12 militiamen fighting alongside government troops against pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have been killed in an ambush, a spokesman for their radical nationalist movement said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv Warnings Urgent As Russian Convoy Nears Border
    Aug13

    Kyiv Warnings Urgent As Russian Convoy Nears Border

    Ukrainian government officials are heaping warnings on as a Russian convoy of nearly 300 trucks nears its eastern border, with Moscow insisting the delivery will go through under Red Cross supervision. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    12 pro-government Ukraine militiamen killed
    Aug13

    12 pro-government Ukraine militiamen killed

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least 12 militiamen fighting alongside government troops against pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have been killed in an ambush, a spokesman for their radical nationalist movement said Wednesday. Artem Skoropatsky said the fighters with the Right Sector volunteer battalion were shot dead while traveling...

    Ukraine Minister Denounces Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine Minister Denounces Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukraine’s interior minister insisted Wednesday that the Russian convoy headed to the war-torn eastern region will not be allowed to enter the country. Arsen Avakov called the convoy a “provocation by the cynical aggressor.” Russia says the nearly 300 trucks that left Moscow Tuesday are carrying hundreds of tons of aid to...

    Russian aid convoy an act of 'cynicism,' Ukraine PM says
    Aug13

    Russian aid convoy an act of 'cynicism,' Ukraine PM says

    ‘No Putin ‘humanitarian convoy’ will be allowed across the territory of Kharkiv region,’ Ukraine’s interior minister said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine vows to block Russian ‘aid’ convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine vows to block Russian ‘aid’ convoy

    A convoy of 262 Russian trucks is expected at the Ukrainian border as Kiev vows to block the aid mission from its territory over fears it is a ploy to bolster pro-Kremlin rebels. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Tank Tracks and Training Camps Belie Russia’s Involvement in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug13

    Tank Tracks and Training Camps Belie Russia’s Involvement in Eastern Ukraine

    In Russia’s southwestern Rostov region bordering Ukraine, a military-style training camp, a broken down border fence and tracks consistent with armoured personnel carriers or tanks add to a body of evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine’s war. The Kremlin has consistently denied assertions by the West that it is arming, supporting...