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    Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Civil War Hangs Heavy Over Ukraine During Its Independence Day Celebrations
    Aug25

    Civil War Hangs Heavy Over Ukraine During Its Independence Day Celebrations

    The increasingly bloody war carving up Ukraine was in the thoughts of many Sunday as the embattled nation observed a somber Independence Day. In Kiev, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave an impassioned address, praising the “warriors” fighting against foreign aggression. “Never in 23 years has this day been so majestic as today. People have...

    Russia plans another aid convoy to Ukraine: Lavrov
    Aug25

    Russia plans another aid convoy to Ukraine: Lavrov

    Moscow (AFP) – Moscow has informed Kiev that it intends to send a second humanitarian aid convoy into rebel-held eastern Ukraine in the coming days, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.”We sent yesterday an official note to the Ukrainian foreign ministry with information about our intention to prepare the next convoy with...

    Russia plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine in the coming days
    Aug25

    Russia plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine in the coming days

    Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pro-Russian rebels parade Ukrainian prisoners of war
    Aug25

    Pro-Russian rebels parade Ukrainian prisoners of war

    Pro-Russian rebels paraded dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in a mockery of the nation’s celebration of independence from the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Donetsk POW March: When Is A Parade A War Crime?
    Aug25

    Donetsk POW March: When Is A Parade A War Crime?

    The parading of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the streets by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine disgusted many. But does it constitute a violation of international law? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine boosts Army spending
    Aug25

    Ukraine boosts Army spending

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine an­nounced a mil­i­tary spend­ing in­crease be­fore pre­lim­i­nary peace talks with Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin on Tues­day, as Ger­man Chan­cel­lor An­gela Merkel pressed for res­o­lu­tion of a par­al­lel dis­pute over Rus­sian nat­u­ral gas sup­plies to Europe this win­ter. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine Defiant on National Day, Rebels Parade Captured Soldiers
    Aug25

    Ukraine Defiant on National Day, Rebels Parade Captured Soldiers

    Ukraine marked its independence day with a military parade in the capital Kiev. A message of defiance to neighboring Russia, which Ukraine says is funneling weapons to pro-Moscow rebels it’s fighting in the east. The separatists countered with their own march — by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets of their main...

    Ukraine rebels parade captured soldiers on Donetsk streets
    Aug25

    Ukraine rebels parade captured soldiers on Donetsk streets

    Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them. The display came as President Petro Poroshenko pledged to raise defense spending to defeat the rebels during an ostentatious procession of...

    Meeting in Minsk May Hinge on Putin Story
    Aug25

    Meeting in Minsk May Hinge on Putin Story

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine are expected to meet face-to-face Tuesday in Minsk, along with European leaders, for talks on the situation in Ukraine. Political analysts say the much welcomed dialogue could help bring an end to months of deadly clashes between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian forces in the country’s southeast. But...