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Montenegro sees increase in tourists from Ukraine
Tourism has increased by 5 percent this year in Montenegro, with much of the increase attributed to visitors from Ukraine.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Madison Press
Across Ohio, good stories are not hard to find
Turn on the news or open a paper and it seems as though the world is falling apart.
Russia says humanitarian convoy to Ukraine ready to advance
The Russian humanitarian aid convoy for Ukraine's eastern regions is ready to resume its travel, a senior diplomat said Wednesday, a day after Ukraine agreed to ensure safe passage for the convoy in areas controlled by government forces.
Crimea: A Vacation From Hell
After Russian President Vladimir Putin wrested the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine earlier this year, declared it part of Russia , and called on true patriots to vacation on its beaches this summer, he waxed a little apologetic about the dilapidated tourist infrastructure.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Wall Street Journal: Merkel to visit Kiev Saturday in clear sign of support for Ukraine
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev at the invitation of President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday - a clear sign of support for Berlin's eastern neighbor in its confrontation with Russia.
11:44 Kiev hosts talks on Kazakh-Ukrainian trade and economic cooperation
The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Ukraine together with export credit insurance corporation KazExportGarant and the Kiev Chamber of Commerce have organized a meeting with the business community of Ukraine attended by more than fifty businessmen.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Kyiv Blames Separatists For Attack On Refugee Convoy; 'Many' Dead
Some of the biggest names among pro-Russian separatist in eastern Ukraine are steadily leaving -- often being replaced with local unknowns.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The St. Petersburg Times
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday he was sure the...
Pechersk Lavra in Kiev is the seat of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.
Ukraine separatists pounded, aid stuck at border
Hundreds of trucks packed with badly needed humanitarian aid were poised Sunday to cross into war torn areas of Eastern Ukraine, while the Kiev government claimed major advances in its battle against insurgents there.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Ukraine Says Russian Armored Vehicles Destroyed
Ukrainian forces destroy part of an armored column of vehicles entering the country from Russia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Russian convoy veers from its expected path to Ukraine
A Russian aid convoy rumbled toward rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, stirring fears of a direct confrontation between Russia and Ukraine after months of hands-off sparring through armed proxies between the two bitterly estranged neighbors.
The Washington Post
Why Ukrainian politicians keep beating each other up
They look more like out-of-control boxers than politicians. Microphones are directed at Oleh Lyashko and Oleksandr Shevchenko while observers stand in a circle around them.
Russian humanitarian convoy earns reputation of Flying Dutchman
The convoy with humanitarian aid from Russia, which has been traveling since Tuesday to the east of Ukraine, stopped for the night at military airfield Baltimore near Voronezh.
Red Cross official to travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks
A senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross will travel to Kiev and Moscow for talks on the delivery of Russian aid to eastern Ukraine, a spokeswoman said.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Weather forecasters promise 32 degrees Celsius in Kiev on Thursday -...
Ukraine currently has enough gas to last until the New Year. What could follow in January was described by political pundit Pavel Salin as a 'communal catastrophe' and a real threat to Ukraine's new leaders.
As President Vladimir Putin touched down in the Crimean city of...
President Vladimir Putin arrived in Crimea on Wednesday for a round of official engagements.
Will Russia's - Humanitarian' Trucks Backfire?
Russia's so-called humanitarian mission of roughly 280 military trucks headed to Ukraine, the very place where pro-Russian separatists have fomented destruction, continues to pose the risk of covert invasion.
The Daily Beast
Eyewitness to the Ukraine War ZoneBy Jamie Dettmer
There is always something unsettling about being in a car heading in a direction everyone else is fleeing, but at least this afternoon there was the heartening sight of luminous fields full of sunflowers to raise our spirits as we tried to find a way into the encircled, besieged city of Donetsk.
Update on EU sanctions on Ukraine and Russia pertinent to Cyprus, BVI and Cayman
New EU restrictions and prohibitions As the crisis over Ukrainian sovereignty has deepened, notably following the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the EU has sought to increase punitive measures on rebel groups within Ukraine and targets within Russia.
The Miami Herald
UEFA: No case for Russia yet despite Crimea games
UEFA says no disciplinary case is open against the Russian Football Union despite three Crimean clubs playing Russian Cup qualifying round matches without authority.