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    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    A Ukrainian official says five troops were killed and 21 injured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s economy minister offers resignation

    Indicating frustration at not being able to push ahead with economic reform, Pavlo Sheremeta said that he no longer wanted to ‘fight against yesterday’s system’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles
    Aug21

    Dozens die in Ukraine in street battles

    The forces of the Western-backed Kiev government are steadily gaining the upper hand over the separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk
    Aug21

    Ukrainian troops advance in Luhansk and Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    The other commodity that’s leaping on Ukraine war
    Aug21

    The other commodity that’s leaping on Ukraine war

    Fears over the Russia-Ukraine crisis are pushing one commodity to highs not seen in more than a decade. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot
    Aug21

    Ukrainian fighter, copters shot

    Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems in the Luhansk region of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Belarus
    Aug21

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Belarus

    The Ukrainian and Russian presidents will meet with European Union representatives in Belarus next week, in an effort to reach a deal that would end fighting in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, Ukrainian government forces appear to be closing in on the remaining pro-Russian separatist strongholds in the region. Zlatica Hoke has more. …read more...

    Kiev forces gaining ground in rebel stronghold Donetsk
    Aug21

    Kiev forces gaining ground in rebel stronghold Donetsk

    With pro-Russian rebels in disarray, Ukrainian army bombards strongholds of Donetsk and Lugansk as troops fight in the streets …read more Source: The Globe and...

    An American Investment Banker Fighting In Ukraine Was Killed In Battle
    Aug21

    An American Investment Banker Fighting In Ukraine Was Killed In Battle

    A 55-year-old American-born investment banker has died while fighting against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News reported. Mark Gregory Paslawsky, a dual U.S.-Ukrainian citizen who Vice News named only as “Franko” when he was revealed to be fighting in the country earlier this month, was killed on...

    Open Source: An American Voice on Ukraine’s Front Lines Goes Silent
    Aug21

    Open Source: An American Voice on Ukraine’s Front Lines Goes Silent

    Mark Paslawsky, a 55-year-old American investment banker, died fighting Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine this week. …read more Source: The New York...