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    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

    The state news agency RIA Novosti cited the Russian customs service as saying the trucks would move in six groups. The convoy drove Friday into Ukraine bound for Luhansk, a city in eastern Ukraine hard-hit by weeks of fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels. The Ukrainian government and Western countries denounced the move as a...

    Plaques mark internment of Ukrainian immigrants during First World War | video
    Aug23

    Plaques mark internment of Ukrainian immigrants during First World War | video

    Calgary’s Ukrainian community reflected on a dark chapter of Canadian history Friday with the unveiling of three plaques to commemorate the internment of Ukrainian immigrants during the First World War. The plaques, which depict images of internees with the caption “Recalling Canada’s First National Internment Operations,” are being...

    Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at Global Consumer Society
    Aug23

    Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at Global Consumer Society

    Following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ who overturned the money-changer’s table in Biblical times, Pope Francis has regularly hurled the gospel against the “idolatrous economies” of contemporary global capitalism “that sacrifice man at the feet of the idol of money.” This week in South Korea, he took aim at the...

    Obama, Merkel Alarmed By Russian Actions In Ukraine
    Aug23

    Obama, Merkel Alarmed By Russian Actions In Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have expressed alarm at Russian moves inside Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine
    Aug23

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    The first trucks of the aid convoy pass the border post at Izvaryne, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The first trucks in a Russian aid convoy crossed into eastern Ukraine on Friday, se… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Flight 17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout
    Aug23

    Flight 17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

    Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies. The bodies and ashes of 20 victims from the Malaysia Airlines jet that was shot down over...

    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine
    Aug23

    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic. “We very much condemn the violation – flagrant violation – of Ukraine’s …...

    Ukrainian athlete scales Russian skyscraper, paints it Ukrainian colours
    Aug23

    Ukrainian athlete scales Russian skyscraper, paints it Ukrainian colours

    A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    West condemns Russia over truck convoy
    Aug23

    West condemns Russia over truck convoy

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. In another ominous turn in the crisis, NATO said it has mounting evidence that Russian forces are operating inside Ukraine and launching artillery attacks from...