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    Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine

    AP reporters have seen convoys of tanks and armored vehicles rolling in eastern Ukraine as tensions remain high between Moscow and Kiev. Monday, Ukraine’s president dissolved the country’s parliament and announced early elections this fall. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine president meets with Putin as fighting appears to spread
    Aug26

    Ukraine president meets with Putin as fighting appears to spread

    Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine’s far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine
    Aug26

    Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Security Service said Tuesday that 10 Russian soldiers had been detained in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Captured Russian Soldiers
    Aug26

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Captured Russian Soldiers

    Ukraine’s security services have released video purportedly showing Russian servicemen who were captured while fighting alongside pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. Security officials said the Russian paratroopers had crossed into Ukrainian territory from Russia in a column of several dozen armed infantry vehicles. (Reuters)...

    Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front
    Aug26

    Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gets traditional salt and bread upon arrival in Minsk, Belarus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Poroshenko arrived in Minsk on Tuesday for discussions with Russi… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Shelling rocks southeastern Ukraine town
    Aug26

    Shelling rocks southeastern Ukraine town

    Towering columns of smoke rose near a city in southeastern Ukraine Tuesday after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage. …read more Source:...

    The US Warns Russia About Its ‘Significant Escalation’ In Ukraine Ahead Of A Crucial Meeting
    Aug26

    The US Warns Russia About Its ‘Significant Escalation’ In Ukraine Ahead Of A Crucial Meeting

    High-profile U.S. diplomats warned Russia to halt increasing “escalation” in Ukraine on Tuesday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin was scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart for the first time since June. Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, said late Monday night that Russia’s...

    Shelling rocks part of southeastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Shelling rocks part of southeastern Ukraine

    As shelling in eastern Ukraine spread to a new front, Ukraine’s president flew to Minsk for a meeting Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist regions. …read more Source: CTV...

    Before Peace Talks, Ukraine Says It Holds Russian Troops
    Aug26

    Before Peace Talks, Ukraine Says It Holds Russian Troops

    Ukraine released video footage of what it said were 10 captured Russian soldiers just before President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine were to hold peace talks. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine captures Russian soldiers on its territory; Russia says they crossed ‘by accident’
    Aug26

    Ukraine captures Russian soldiers on its territory; Russia says they crossed ‘by accident’

    The incident comes only hours before the presidents of the two countries were due to meet for the first time in months …read more Source: The Globe and...