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    Ukraine Will Block Russian Aid Convoy Heading to Rebel Region
    Aug12

    Ukraine Will Block Russian Aid Convoy Heading to Rebel Region

    MOSCOW— A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Ukraine said it wouldn’t let the mission in because it isn’t being coordinated by the international Red Cross and could be a covert military operation. The neutral agency said it had no information on what the trucks were...

    Obama’s Hidden-Hand Foreign Policy
    Aug12

    Obama’s Hidden-Hand Foreign Policy

    Over six years of his presidency, President Obama has pursued a down-sized foreign policy that has mixed diplomacy, sanctions and force in varying measures to protect American national security interests abroad — without involving US ground forces. Obama began this approach from Day 1 of his presidency when he negotiated the withdrawal of...

    The Way Out of the Ukraine Crisis
    Aug12

    The Way Out of the Ukraine Crisis

    MOSCOW—In May, Bob Corker, the ranking Republican on the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, introduced a bill of stunning recklessness that seems specifically designed to destroy what remains of relations between the United States and Russia. The legislation’s very name—the “Russian Aggression Prevention Act of...

    Ukraine: Russia aid can enter with Red Cross role
    Aug12

    Ukraine: Russia aid can enter with Red Cross role

    MOSCOW — A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Kiev said it would only allow the goods through under the close supervision of the international Red Cross.A Ukrainian security spokesman said the convoy of vehicles was being managed by the Russian army and that it could not be...

    Wary Ukraine Sets Conditions for Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug12

    Wary Ukraine Sets Conditions for Russian Aid Convoy

    A Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine set off on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says Russian aid can enter under scrutiny of Red Cross
    Aug12

    Ukraine says Russian aid can enter under scrutiny of Red Cross

    A convoy of 280 Russian trucks reportedly packed with aid headed for eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, but Kyiv said it would only allow the goods through under the close supervision of the international Red Cross. …read more Source:...

    John Kerry sees hope for easing of Ukraine tensions
    Aug12

    John Kerry sees hope for easing of Ukraine tensions

    The Obama administration is cautiously hopeful diplomacy can ease tensions between Ukraine and Russia over Moscow’s insistence on sending humanitarian aid to pro-Russian areas of eastern Ukraine, U.S. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Putin Prepares for Crimea Visit
    Aug12

    Putin Prepares for Crimea Visit

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will meet his top security officials on Wednesday and address members of government and parliament traveling with him on a trip to the Crimean peninsula a day later, the Kremlin said. A Russian convoy carrying food, water and other aid set off on Tuesday for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are...

    Ukraine Says It Will Block Russian Aid Convoy
    Aug12

    Ukraine Says It Will Block Russian Aid Convoy

    Ukrainian officials said they will not allow Russian trucks to cross the border after Moscow said it was sending a convoy to deliver humanitarian aid to besieged residents in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Russia said Tuesday it was sending 280 truckloads of relief supplies to residents of eastern Ukraine, who are caught in the conflict between...

    Ukraine says will deny access to Russian aid
    Aug12

    Ukraine says will deny access to Russian aid

    Ukrainian security spokesman: Russian humanitarian convoy will not be allowed across border …read more Source:...