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    Government-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling
    Aug27

    Government-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling

    Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border. Ukraine claimed the shelling was coming both from pro-Russian separatists and from Russia itself. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine’s President calls for peace
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s President calls for peace

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has made a call for peace following one-to-one talks in Belarus with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Armored Personnel Carriers Entered Fom Russia
    Aug27

    Ukraine: Armored Personnel Carriers Entered Fom Russia

    The Ukrainian military says armored personnel carriers have entered eastern Ukraine from Russia. A Ukrainian military spokesman said Wednesday the vehicles were spotted in the restive southern Donetsk region, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian forces. The accusation comes a day after Moscow acknowledged Russian troops had...

    Russian soldiers cross Ukrainian border in armoured trucks: Kiev
    Aug27

    Russian soldiers cross Ukrainian border in armoured trucks: Kiev

    The group of soldiers entered the eastern town of Amvrosiyivka, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Wednesday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    ‘Prepare for cold Russian winter’
    Aug27

    ‘Prepare for cold Russian winter’

    The meeting on Tuesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, marks the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Finland, Sweden increase cooperation with NATO in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Aug27

    Finland, Sweden increase cooperation with NATO in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    Finland and Sweden say they will work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Summit Participants, Russia Support Peace Plan
    Aug27

    Ukraine: Summit Participants, Russia Support Peace Plan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on the principles of a peace plan to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. President Poroshenko spoke early Wednesday following two hours of face-to-face talks with Putin at a summit in Belarus that was also attended by regional leaders. “I can say that...

    After Disasters, Stricken Malaysia Airlines Staff Brace for Job Cuts
    Aug27

    After Disasters, Stricken Malaysia Airlines Staff Brace for Job Cuts

    As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in grief. The 19,500 staff of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) now face a new ordeal – a quarter of them may lose their jobs at...

    Ukraine fears rebels want control of land to link Crimea, Russia
    Aug27

    Ukraine fears rebels want control of land to link Crimea, Russia

    A town in east Ukraine came under shellfire by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday, amid fears that they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region. …read more Source:...

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells
    Aug27

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

    Despite a one-on-one session between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko that lasted over two hours, there was no indication of a swift resolution to the fighting that has dragged on since April and claimed at least 2,000 civilian lives. The latest shelling has raised fears that the separatists are aiming to take control of a strip of land that...