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    Red Cross to Oversee Aid Coming Into Ukraine
    Aug17

    Red Cross to Oversee Aid Coming Into Ukraine

    Amateur video taken along the Ukraine – Russia border region shows burning buildings and damages to the local airport. The area has seen much of the fighting between rebels and Ukrainian forces who are trying to re-establish central control of the areas. Elsewhere logistics are being made to get relief supplies to hard hit regions. The Red...

    Ukraine Fighter Jet Shot Down: Separatists Shoot Down Government MiG-29: Report
    Aug17

    Ukraine Fighter Jet Shot Down: Separatists Shoot Down Government MiG-29: Report

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a Ukrainian government MiG-29 fighter jet in the Luhansk region, according to a military spokesperson quoted by Reuters. The pilot of the jet ejected and parachuted out and was found, following a search, by Ukrainian forces, according to Agence France-Presse. …read more Source: International...

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatists shoot down fighter jet
    Aug17

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatists shoot down fighter jet

    Separatists have shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane amid fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces in the eastern part of the country, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Sunday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian, Russian Foreign Ministers To Meet In Berlin
    Aug17

    Ukrainian, Russian Foreign Ministers To Meet In Berlin

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France are to hold talks in Berlin on August 17 to try defuse tensions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trucks in Russian aid convoy wait at Ukrainian border due to lack of security: Red Cross
    Aug17

    Trucks in Russian aid convoy wait at Ukrainian border due to lack of security: Red Cross

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine-Russia talks seek to defuse crisis amid agreement on aid
    Aug17

    Ukraine-Russia talks seek to defuse crisis amid agreement on aid

    KIEV, Ukraine — Foreign ministers from Ukraine and Russia will meet today in Berlin after officials agreed on a plan that would allow the Red Cross to accompany a Russian aid convoy stuck near the two countries’ border. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Red Cross: Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine held up by lack of security guarantees (with video)
    Aug17

    Red Cross: Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine held up by lack of security guarantees (with video)

    By Alexander Roslyakov And Jim Heintz KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia — Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. The main holdup was a lack of...

    Russian aid convoy at Ukraine border waits for security deal
    Aug17

    Russian aid convoy at Ukraine border waits for security deal

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. Ukrainian officials are concerned that the mission, comprising around 200 trucks, could be a guise for...

    Ukraine Military Reinforces Positions Reclaimed from Rebels
    Aug17

    Ukraine Military Reinforces Positions Reclaimed from Rebels

    Ukrainian soldiers are reinforcing positions in areas recently reclaimed from pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. With the help of high-tech gadgetry and brute force, government officers say they have claimed the upper hand, but on the front lines of the conflict it appears outright victory for Kyiv’s army will not be easy. At a...

    Ukraine: 1,200 Soldiers And 150 Armored Vehicles Joining Separatists After Russian Training
    Aug17

    Ukraine: 1,200 Soldiers And 150 Armored Vehicles Joining Separatists After Russian Training

    Pro-Russian separatists announced 1,200 troops and 150 vehicles including tanks trained in Russia will join their increasingly desperate fight against the Ukrainian military. Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko, who made the announcement in a video, did not specify the origins of the troops or weapons. …read more Source: International...