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    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks left rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery
    Aug24

    Families wage citizen campaign to solve MH370 mystery

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Chinese physics student Jimmy Wang had no interest in aviation until March 8, when Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing with his 58-year-old father Wang Lijun aboard.But Wang, 31, now spends evenings in central China combing through aviation blogs for Boeing 777 technical specs, exchanging what he finds with...

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary
    Aug24

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary

    Ukraine marks 23 years of independence on August 24 amid the ongoing crisis in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

    DONETSK, Rus­sia — Hun­dreds of Rus­sian aid trucks re­turned home from rebel-held east­ern Ukraine on Satur­day, high­light­ing a dire need for long-term as­sis­tance to the re­gion where homes and live­li­hoods have been de­stroyed by months of fight­ing. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Convoy Trucks Return to Russia
    Aug24

    Convoy Trucks Return to Russia

    All trucks belonging to a Russian aid convoy that travelled to rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday have returned to Russia. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Merkel meets Ukraine’s leaders ahead of peace talks
    Aug24

    Merkel meets Ukraine’s leaders ahead of peace talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Ukraine’s leaders in Kiev as prelude to Russia-Ukraine talks next week, and as government shelling intensifies on the rebel stronghold Donetsk. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Deputy PM Says No Plans to Ban McDonald’s
    Aug24

    Russian Deputy PM Says No Plans to Ban McDonald’s

    Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald’s chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company. “No one is talking about it at all [a ban on McDonald’s in Russia],” Dvorkovich was quoted...

    Russian aid convoy exits Ukraine – Germany pledges financial aid
    Aug24

    Russian aid convoy exits Ukraine – Germany pledges financial aid

    Pulling back a huge aid convoy whose entry into Ukraine stirred Western outrage, Russia on Saturday cheered the completion of what it called a successful humanitarian mission, while Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany visited the Ukrainian capital and pledged more than $690 million for the rebuilding of war-ravaged areas of eastern Ukraine and...

    Separatists plan victory parade on Ukraine’s Independence Day
    Aug24

    Separatists plan victory parade on Ukraine’s Independence Day

    As officials in Ukraine’s capital prepared to parade tanks and soldiers Sunday to mark the anniversary of independence from the disintegrating Soviet Union, pro-Russia separatists who control this eastern city have their own plan to rival Kiev’s attempts to drum up support for its… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Unauthorized aid convey into Ukraine returns to Russia, amid rising tensions
    Aug24

    Unauthorized aid convey into Ukraine returns to Russia, amid rising tensions

    Russia said the trucks carried only food, water, generators and sleeping bags to the hard-hit rebel stronghold of Luhansk …read more Source: Toronto...