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    Ukraine Begins Inspecting Russian Aid
    Aug15

    Ukraine Begins Inspecting Russian Aid

    Ukraine says its border guards and customs officials have begun inspecting a convoy of Russian trucks that Moscow says is carrying humanitarian aid for war-torn eastern Ukraine. Ukraine had refused to allow the nearly 300 trucks to enter the country for fear that Russia might use the convoy as a pretext for a full-scale invasion. Authorities in...

    Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Impacts Civilians
    Aug15

    Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Impacts Civilians

    Lena, 62, clutches one of the pigeons that survived Wednesday’s attack on her inner-city district — a late-night barrage of rockets that killed 10 of her birds — as she condemns the damage to her one-story home. “There aren’t separatist fighters in the neighborhood,” she said, adding that the only people who live in the...

    Ukraine Not Convinced as Putin Talks Peace
    Aug14

    Ukraine Not Convinced as Putin Talks Peace

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country will do everything in its power to stop the conflict in eastern Ukraine raging between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian armed forces. But the Russian leader’s remarks ring hollow in Ukraine, where many blame Moscow for stoking tensions between the two countries. In an out-of-town...

    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter
    Aug14

    Eurozone Economy Stalls in Second Quarter

    The economy in Europe’s 18-nation eurozone has stalled. After a year of weak growth, the European Union said Thursday the economic fortunes of the countries that use the euro currency flattened in the April-to-June period. The region’s three biggest economies failed to advance, with powerhouse Germany, along with Italy, both shrinking...

    Putin in Crimea
    Aug14

    Putin in Crimea

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    Putin: Russia Should Build Itself Up, Not Isolate Itself
    Aug14

    Putin: Russia Should Build Itself Up, Not Isolate Itself

    Russians need to mobilize for the benefit of their country but not for conflict with outside world, President Vladimir Putin said while on the last of his two-day visit to Crimea. “We must calmly, with dignity and effectively build up our country, not fence it off from the outside world,” Putin said in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in...

    Russian Convoy Again Headed Toward Ukraine
    Aug14

    Russian Convoy Again Headed Toward Ukraine

    A Russian convoy, carrying what Moscow says is humanitarian aid, has resumed its journey toward war-torn eastern Ukraine. The convoy of nearly 300 trucks left the southwestern Russian town of Voronezh Thursday, where it had stalled as controversy swirled about its contents and its final destination. Moscow insists it coordinated the dispatch of...

    Russian Convoy Enroute to Ukraine Raises Suspicions in Ukraine, West
    Aug14

    Russian Convoy Enroute to Ukraine Raises Suspicions in Ukraine, West

    A massive Russian convoy is on the way to Ukraine’s border with what Moscow says is emergency relief for the Russian-speaking population in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv says it will allow distribution of aid only through the International Committee of the Red Cross because of concerns the Russian convoy may be carrying military assistance to...

    Ashton Ready to Call Special Meeting on Iraq, Ukraine, Gaza
    Aug13

    Ashton Ready to Call Special Meeting on Iraq, Ukraine, Gaza

    European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is ready to call a special foreign ministers’ meeting as early as this week and is talking to EU governments about it, a spokesman said on Wednesday. The meeting is expected to cover conflicts in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza. France and current EU president Italy have been pressing for a...

    Events in Ukraine
    Aug13

    Events in Ukraine

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