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    UK Institute Says There Is Proof Russia Is Sending Battle Tanks Into Eastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    UK Institute Says There Is Proof Russia Is Sending Battle Tanks Into Eastern Ukraine

    A London-based institute has claimed that it has identified Russian battle tanks inside eastern Ukraine, adding that the only way they would have made it across the Ukrainian border is if they were procured from the Russian army by pro-Moscow rebels. Russia has consistently denied supplying arms and military equipment to the region’s...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Territorial Incursions
    Aug28

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Territorial Incursions

    Ukraine has accused Russia of a new military incursion into its territory, hours after the presidents of both countries agreed to work toward ending a pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv says Russian soldiers in military vehicles crossed the border into eastern Ukraine Wednesday, near the place where Ukraine detained a group of Russian...

    Russia opening new, third front in eastern Ukraine war
    Aug28

    Russia opening new, third front in eastern Ukraine war

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Determined to preserve the pro-Russian revolt in eastern Ukraine, Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion Wednesday, sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up
    Aug28

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up

    Novoazovsk, Ukraine — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are seeking to...

    Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on Putin
    Aug28

    Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on Putin

    The frantic appeal to the Russian President came on Wednesday from a cramped and cluttered office in the city of Kostroma, about 200 miles northeast of Moscow, where the relatives of Russian prisoners of war had gathered to wait for news of their sons and husbands. Olga Pochtoeva, the mother of one of the Russian soldiers recently captured in...

    Breakthrough hopes dashed in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Breakthrough hopes dashed in Ukraine

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border, as hopes quickly fade that talks between their two presidents might mark a turning point in a five-month-old crisis. Video provided by Reute …read more Source: USA...

    Rebels enter southeastern town as battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heats up
    Aug28

    Rebels enter southeastern town as battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heats up

    By Peter Leonard NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are...

    Donetsk Cultural Center in Flames as Fighting Rages on
    Aug28

    Donetsk Cultural Center in Flames as Fighting Rages on

    The municipal cultural center in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk was in flames on Wednesday (August 27) amid continuing unrest as Ukraine forces tried to retake the city from pro-Russian separatists. The cause of the blaze could not immediately be confirmed, but locals reported shelling in the city. The government in Kiev and its allies...

    Breakthrough Hopes Dented as Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion
    Aug28

    Breakthrough Hopes Dented as Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion

    Fire consumes the house of culture in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold, Donetsk, after shelling in the area. Some fled the scene…others surveyed the damage. Locals say at least one person was killed and several others wounded. This, as Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border; the latest...

    Open Source: Video of Combat in Eastern Ukraine Adds to Worries in Kiev
    Aug28

    Open Source: Video of Combat in Eastern Ukraine Adds to Worries in Kiev

    Hundreds of Ukrainians rallied in Kiev to demand that reinforcements be sent to rescue besieged fighters in the east of the country. …read more Source: The New York...