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    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk
    Aug20

    Ukrainian govt troops take over much of Luhansk

    An alpinist paints yellow over the blue at one of Moscow’s Stalin-era skyscrapers with a star on top, which was painted in the colors of the Ukrainian national flag in Moscow, Russia, Wednesda… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Here Are The Dramatic And Bizarre Headlines About Ferguson, Missouri From All Over The World
    Aug20

    Here Are The Dramatic And Bizarre Headlines About Ferguson, Missouri From All Over The World

    From Northern Ireland to North Korea, the protests in Ferguson, Missouri — and the military-grade response from local police — have made headlines around the world. …read more Source: Business...

    Are Ukraine’s Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes
    Aug20

    Are Ukraine’s Leaders in League With Satanists? On Russian TV, Yes

    What do Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov have in common with members of a satanic religious sect based in central Ukraine? They are all part of a broad movement to destroy the Russian Orthodox Church, according to Russia’s leading state-run broadcaster. The August 17 report on Rossia 24...

    Plenty Of Room At The Top Of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion
    Aug20

    Plenty Of Room At The Top Of Ukraine’s Fading Rebellion

    To outward appearances, Fyodor D. Berezin is the picture of a senior military commander. He wears camouflage, has bodyguards and confidently gives orders as the newly named deputy defense minister of the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    MOSCOW — Protesters on Wednesday scaled one of Moscow’s famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine. The dangerous prank, which set Russian social networking sites abuzz, drew a harsh response from the police.The protesters also attached a yellow and blue Ukrainian flag to the top...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, have put Berlin...

    Merkel Shaping German Into EU Leader With Ukraine Diplomacy
    Aug20

    Merkel Shaping German Into EU Leader With Ukraine Diplomacy

    BERLIN—Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis — showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend — underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight. Merkel and her foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, have put Berlin at the...

    Ukrainian Government Troops Take Over Much of Luhansk
    Aug20

    Ukrainian Government Troops Take Over Much of Luhansk

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk — a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — after days of street battles. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council, told reporters Wednesday in Kiev that government forces are now controlling...

    Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine: 43 Dead in 24 Hours
    Aug20

    Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine: 43 Dead in 24 Hours

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday in battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said. The Ukrainian troops are trying to encircle Donetsk, the largest city still in rebel hands, and also drive the...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
    Aug20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

    Trucks painted white and forming part of an aid convoy are parked in a bus garage close to a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Wed… …read more Source: The Bismarck...