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    Ukraine Says Stops Russian Troops Invading, Moscow Calls Statement ‘Fairy Tale’
    Aug09

    Ukraine Says Stops Russian Troops Invading, Moscow Calls Statement ‘Fairy Tale’

    Ukraine said on Saturday it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine under the guise of peacekeepers with the aim of provoking a large-scale military conflict, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale”. Ukraine has made several similar statements about Russian aggression during months of conflict with...

    Ukraine Troops Surround Donetsk, Says Pro-Russia Rebel Leader
    Aug09

    Ukraine Troops Surround Donetsk, Says Pro-Russia Rebel Leader

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces have seized a key town and are surrounding Donetsk, the largest insurgent-held city in eastern Ukraine, a top rebel commander said Saturday. The statement by Igor Girkin, a former Russian special services officer, appeared to be a significant admission by the rebels that Ukrainian government forces are...

    Ukraine claims it has stopped Russian troops from invading
    Aug09

    Ukraine claims it has stopped Russian troops from invading

    Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine says stops Russian troops invading, Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’
    Aug09

    Ukraine says stops Russian troops invading, Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’

    Ukraine said on Saturday it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine under the guise of peacekeepers with the aim of provoking a large-scale military conflict, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale”. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukrainian troops surround rebel stronghold of Donetsk
    Aug09

    Ukrainian troops surround rebel stronghold of Donetsk

    Leader of pro-Russia militants in eastern Ukraine says their plight is ‘difficult’ but morale is ‘strong.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Commander Says Rebel-Held Donetsk Surrounded By Ukraine Troops
    Aug09

    Commander Says Rebel-Held Donetsk Surrounded By Ukraine Troops

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said Saturday that Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region’s largest city of Donetsk surrounded. The statement by Igor Girkin, a former Russian special service officer better known by his nom de guerre of Strelkov, appears...

    Ukraine Forces Seize Key Town in Fight Against Rebels
    Aug09

    Ukraine Forces Seize Key Town in Fight Against Rebels

    A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region’s largest city of Donetsk surrounded. …read more Source:...

    Last Of ‘Euromaidan’ Barricades Cleared In Downtown Kyiv
    Aug09

    Last Of ‘Euromaidan’ Barricades Cleared In Downtown Kyiv

    City workers and volunteers have removed the last of the barricades that had been blocking a main artery in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, since protests that forced a change of government began late last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions
    Aug09

    Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

    NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Already scrambling to confront multiple simultaneous international crises, the Obama administration stepped up efforts Saturday to avert another, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on China and its smaller neighbors to take new steps to ease tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters that many fear...

    Donetsk rebels surrounded, commander says
    Aug09

    Donetsk rebels surrounded, commander says

    A local resident walks past a tree that was cut down by a shell, after morning shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Several shells fell this morning in a northern Done… …read more Source: The Bismarck...