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4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Split loyalties in rocket-hit town in east Ukraine

Three days after a hail of rocket fire shook their homes, residents in Olenivka are still digging out casings from their gardens and arguing over which side shot at them.


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5 hrs ago | CNews

Ukraine's Poroshenko talks tough ahead of meetings with Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he would call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to rein in pro-Russian separatists when the two men meet next week and told the Kremlin chief he had "a strong country, a strong army" behind him.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Belarus,

5 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

JDC steps up its emergency aid in Ukraine

As the crisis in Ukraine worsens and more Jews flee conflict-ridden cities in the eastern part of the country, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has stepped up its emergency response, helping refugees and delivering critical aid to those who have remained in areas of unrest.


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8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

AP10ThingsToSee- Participants struggle to reach the prizes during a greased-pole climbing competition held as a part of the Independence Day celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Pakistan, Ferguson, MO, India, Europe

12 hrs ago |

Ukraine-Based, GASE Energy, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First...

NEW YORK, NY and KIEV, UKRAINE / ACCESSWIRE / August 21, 2014 / GASE Energy, Inc. which controls over 160 square miles of producing, clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in the Ukraine, today announced its second quarter and first half financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014.


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12 hrs ago | Russia Taday

a Why Ukraine is not a cause for Hollywood celebrities?

Bryan MacDonald is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and teacher. He wrote for Irish Independent and Daily Mail.


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16 hrs ago | KHGI

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.


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17 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly

How a persecuted dance genius bound Ukraine to Philly

Beauty in tradition: The Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble will perform Sun., Aug. 24 at the 23rd annual Ukrainian Folk Festival in Horsham.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Arts, Dance, Horsham, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Russia Taday

Star Wars: Ukraine, Russia flags top Moscow's iconic Stalin skyscrapers

The star on the spire of the Stalinist building at Kotelnicheskaya Embankment in Moscow has been painted blue by unidentified people Banners flew high in Moscow, as an attempt to put a Ukrainian flag on a landmark skyscraper and paint its spire in yellow-blue colors, faced a counter move by a group of daredevils, who decorated another high-rise ... (more)

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Ukraine says one of its military jets has been shot down

Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems Wednesday in the Luhansk region of Ukraine.


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Russia Taday

Mother of Russian journalist missing in Ukraine addresses Red Cross for help

The mother of Russian photojournalist, Andrey Stenin, missing in war-torn eastern Ukraine, has addressed the International Committee of the Red Cross to help find her son.

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Dozens killed in Ukraine as army battles to break rebels

Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels left dozens of civilians dead on Wednesday with artillery pounding central Donetsk as Ukrainian troops pushed on with a bloody offensive.

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Coast Reporter

Ukraine takes over large part of Luhansk from rebels; 52 reported killed near Donetsk

German chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech at a meeting of Economic Scientists with more than a dozen of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


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Russia Taday

Underground life: E.Ukraine civilians pushed to basements by constant shelling

Local residents sit in a basement used as a shelter from artillery fire, in the settlement of Makiivka, on the outskirts of Donetsk, August 19, 2014 Heavy shelling of eastern Ukraine by the country's military continues, with people in despair and badly in need of water and electricity, hiding out in basements.

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International Business Times

German Chancellor Angel Merkel to Visit Ukraine on Saturday: Ceasefire May Figure in Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German President Joachim Gauck pose with the Germany's coach Joachim Loew and his players after Germany beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.


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Concord Monitor

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

People carry a stretcher with a dead man after shelling by the Ukrainian forces in Makiivka, 25 km from Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Russia Demands Ukraine Release Communications With Doomed Malaysia...

A piece of the wreckage is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Petropavlivka , Donetsk region July 24, 2014.


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Library Journal

Library Freedom Fighter Zoia Horn Remembered

Activist librarian Zoia Markovna Horn died on July 12 at the age 96. She was famous for being the first U.S. librarian to be jailed for refusing to divulge information that violated professional principles of privacy and intellectual freedom.


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Weekday Magazine

How Russian State TV Tied Satanists To Ukraine's Leadership

According to a state-run Russian broadcaster, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov are striving to erode the standing of the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine.


Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov, Religion, Orthodox Church, World News,

WTOP-FM Washington

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.


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