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    Pro-Russian Separatists Call For Cease-Fire With Ukraine To Avoid ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ In Donetsk
    Aug10

    Pro-Russian Separatists Call For Cease-Fire With Ukraine To Avoid ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’ In Donetsk

    Pro-Russia separatists called for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine Saturday after Ukrainian troops surrounded the rebel stronghold of Donetsk and began shelling last night. The militants’ new leader warned of a humanitarian catastrophe if the assault did not promptly stop. …read more Source: International Business...

    Pro-Russia forces call for cease-fire in Ukraine
    Aug10

    Pro-Russia forces call for cease-fire in Ukraine

    Ukrainian troops surrounded pro-Russia separatists in their main stronghold of Donetsk on Saturday, prompting the new leader of the militants to appeal for a cease-fire to avert what he said was a looming humanitarian catastrophe. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Separatists want ceasefire as Ukrainian forces encircle Donetsk
    Aug10

    Separatists want ceasefire as Ukrainian forces encircle Donetsk

    Donetsk separatists are now willing to lay down their weapons as the Ukrainian army surrounds the eastern city with conditions deteriorating. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian ‘Humanitarian’ Push in Ukraine Called Illegal
    Aug10

    Russian ‘Humanitarian’ Push in Ukraine Called Illegal

    Reports that Russian forces had crossed the Ukrainian border “under purported ‘humanitarian’ auspices” concerned the U.S., Germany and Britain. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv Ready To Let Aid Mission In Luhansk
    Aug10

    Kyiv Ready To Let Aid Mission In Luhansk

    President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine is ready to accept a humanitarian mission to the separatist-controlled city of Luhansk, but only if it is an unarmed international team entering the country through Kiev-controlled border checkpoints. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want cease-fire to avoid ‘catastrophe’
    Aug10

    Donetsk rebels say city is surrounded, want cease-fire to avoid ‘catastrophe’

    Ukraine’s rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a cease-fire to prevent a ‘humanitarian catastrophe,’ the insurgents’ new leader said Saturday as conditions deteriorated in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, artillery thundering through deserted streets. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine crisis: Rebel leader open to a ceasefire as forces advance
    Aug10

    Ukraine crisis: Rebel leader open to a ceasefire as forces advance

    Ukraine’s rebels are surrounded and ready to agree to a ceasefire to prevent a “humanitarian catastrophe,” the insurgents’ new leader said Saturday as conditions deteriorated in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, artillery thundering through deserted streets. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Separatists: Ready for Cease-Fire
    Aug10

    Ukraine Separatists: Ready for Cease-Fire

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine say they are ready for a cease-fire with the government amid gains by Ukrainian forces against the rebels. Kyiv has not yet responded to the rebel offer. But the government has said it could agree to a cease-fire if the separatists give up their weapons. The Ukrainian military is continuing to squeeze separatist...

    Ukraine Says Russia Tried To Sneak Troops Into Country Disguised As ‘Peacekeepers’
    Aug10

    Ukraine Says Russia Tried To Sneak Troops Into Country Disguised As ‘Peacekeepers’

    Ukraine said it had stopped a column of Russian troops posing as “peacekeepers” traveling with a humanitarian convoy as they reached the border. Valery Chaly, deputy head of Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko’s administration, said the peacekeepers were going to Ukraine to trigger unrest and provoke further conflict. …read...

    Western Food Ban in Russia Leaves Bad Aftertaste
    Aug10

    Western Food Ban in Russia Leaves Bad Aftertaste

    Among the cafes and restaurants of central Moscow, “Les Enfants du Paradis” stands out. It’s popular with the city’s music and art crowd, who come for the eclectic European food. Pizza, of course, but cutlets and prosciutto too. But all that variety is about to go away. That’s because Russia placed a one-year ban on...