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    White House: Russia Tried To Sneak Military Vehicles Into Ukraine By Painting Them Like Civilian Trucks
    Aug22

    White House: Russia Tried To Sneak Military Vehicles Into Ukraine By Painting Them Like Civilian Trucks

    The White House accused Russia of painting military vehicles to look like ordinary civilian trucks, as Ukraine claimed there was a “direct invasion” by a Russian convoy without its consent. Caitlin Hayden, a spokesperson for the White House’s National Security Council, said on Friday that Russia was forcing its way into Ukraine....

    Russian vehicles in Ukraine ‘a flagrant violation’: White House
    Aug22

    Russian vehicles in Ukraine ‘a flagrant violation’: White House

    The U.S. accused Russia Friday of violating international law by sending military vehicles disguised as civilian trucks into Ukraine as part of a supposed humanitarian mission in the war-torn region. The White House demanded that Moscow “remove its vehicles and its personnel from the territory of Ukraine immediately.” “This is...

    U.S., NATO Condemn For Russian Aid Convoy Entering Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S., NATO Condemn For Russian Aid Convoy Entering Ukraine

    World leaders have condemned Russian president Vladimir Putin after a convoy of trucks carrying what Russia calls “humanitarian aid” crossed the border into Ukraine without permission from Kiev or the Red Cross (ICRC). While the Ukrainian government in Kiev calls the move a “direct invasion,” Russian authorities said they couldn’t tolerate...

    In East, Ukrainians Await Much-Needed Aid
    Aug22

    In East, Ukrainians Await Much-Needed Aid

    On a park bench steps from Lenin Square in downtown Kramatorsk, Tatiana, a refugee who escaped the conflict in nearby separatist-held Horlovka, sits quietly in the shade. She says she cam​e to this city a month ago, as fighting intensified between Ukrainian armed forces and rebel fighters back home. Staying with a friend, Tatiana had nothing when...

    Russia’s ‘Eurasian Union’ Shows Putin’s Nostalgia For The Soviet Union
    Aug22

    Russia’s ‘Eurasian Union’ Shows Putin’s Nostalgia For The Soviet Union

    “It is like you’ve been dating a girl for a long time,” grins Pavel Andreev, an editor at a state-controlled broadcaster, Rossiya Segodnya, explaining why it has taken so long to press ahead with the Eurasian Union. “You’ve met the parents, you’ve spent a weekend with the families, and now you want to get...

    NATO: Russian Forces Provide Artillery Support To Rebels In Ukraine
    Aug22

    NATO: Russian Forces Provide Artillery Support To Rebels In Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion” that aimed to provoke an international incident. Russia said it had lost patience with Ukraine’s...

    U.S. Stocks Slip on Yellen, Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S. Stocks Slip on Yellen, Ukraine

    U.S. stocks edged mostly lower, paring the week’s gains, as investors weighed remarks by central bankers and signs of escalating tension in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Merkel Slams Russia Over Ukraine Convoy
    Aug22

    Merkel Slams Russia Over Ukraine Convoy

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev’s permission.Merkel’s office says she called Putin on Friday afternoon to express her “deep concern” about the fact that the convoy had...

    Ukraine government calls arrival of massive Russian aid convoy a ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine government calls arrival of massive Russian aid convoy a ‘direct invasion’

    Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kyiv. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion” that aimed to provoke an international incident. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian aid convoy casts shadow on talks with Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy casts shadow on talks with Ukraine

    If the convoy is attacked, that would give Putin “a pretext to send in peacekeepers.” …read more Source: USA...