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    World War 3 Impending? UN Says Ukraine Death Toll Doubles in 2 Weeks
    Aug13

    World War 3 Impending? UN Says Ukraine Death Toll Doubles in 2 Weeks

    GENEVA (AP) — 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. A spokeswoman for the office, Cecile Pouilly, said the U.N.’s “very conservative estimates” show the death toll has risen to at least 2,086 people as of Aug. 10 from 1,129 on...

    Ukraine-Bound Convoy Shrouded In Mystery
    Aug13

    Ukraine-Bound Convoy Shrouded In Mystery

    VORONEZH, Russia (AP) — 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. Fighting between government troops and pro-Russian separatists increased as...

    Is Russia’s Humanitarian Convoy a Trojan Horse?
    Aug13

    Is Russia’s Humanitarian Convoy a Trojan Horse?

    Let’s imagine that the Russian convoy trundling toward Ukraine is in fact carrying humanitarian aid, as the Kremlin has assured the international community, and that it’s not a Tr …read more Source: The New...

    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...

    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...

    Russian convoy abruptly changes course
    Aug13

    Russian convoy abruptly changes course

    A convoy of Russian trucks headed for Ukraine has suddenly changed its course, a Ukrainian state news agency reported. …read more Source:...

    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...