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1 hr ago | Foreign Policy

'For Mother': Ukraine's Military Goes Hollywood to Fill Budget Gap

With the protracted conflict in Ukraine's east between government forces and pro-Russian separatists straining the former Soviet state's finances, the Ukrainian government is turning to the public to boost military recruitment and shore up its budget.


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6 hrs ago | Russia Taday

EU adds 8 individuals, 3 Russian companies to sanctions list over Ukraine crisis

In a new wave of restrictions targeting Russia, the EU has added eight top officials and businessmen, including a Kremlin administration official, and three major companies to its sanctions list.


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10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Almost 2 weeks after Ukraine crash, clashes again prevent experts from reaching wreckage zone

Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site to recover remains still baking in midsummer heat in farm fields - deepening frustration for victims' relatives and the governments whose citizens died.


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13 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Russia ready to incorporate Crimean football clubs

Tolstykh told local media they will make a decision on Thursday about moving clubs from the cities of Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta into the Russian third tier.


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17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Officials: 19 dead in E. Ukraine region

A pro-Russian fighter gestures near a body of a community service worker who was killed during the shelling outside a residential apartment house in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 29, 2014.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Global Voices Online

Camera Phones vs. Kalashnikovs in Ukraine's Separtist-held Luhansk

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


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Mike Harris to lead election delegation in Ukraine

Former Ontario premier Mike Harris and Saskatchewan Tory Sen. Raynell Andreychuk will lead a Canadian delegation of election observers to Ukraine for the May 25 vote.


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The Raw Story

EU hits Russia with economic sanctions as fighting intensifies in Ukraine

After months of hesitation, the EU finally agreed Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, hoping to make it change course in Ukraine as fighting intensified around cities held by pro-Moscow rebels.

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Daily Mail

Australian-born Cossack who flew to Ukraine to fight with...

ASIO is keeping tabs on the man from western Sydney, but he insists he is not breaking Australian law Boikov's best friend said he had been training with weapons, but he didn't know exactly what for An Australian-born Cossack is reportedly being monitored by ASIO after he flew to Ukraine to support pro-Russian separatists.

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Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.


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Russia Taday

MH17 tragedy: Beating drums for war in Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 in Ukraine's civil war is a terrible event. However, the American media and government grossly misrepresent the USA's role in creating the current situation, and coverage of Ukraine does credit to 'Alice in Wonderland'.


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Silicon Alley Insider

Ukraine Re-Takes Ground From Putin-Backed Separatists Near MH17 Site

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko aims the weapon of an armoured vehicle during his visit to a demonstration of new weapons for the Ukrainian armed forces at a military base outside Kiev July 26, 2014.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

WASHINGTON - Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian...

Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down.


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The Age

MH17: Ukrainian troops and rebel forces fight for control of crash...

Donetsk, Ukraine: Ukranian and rebel forces are locked in a struggle for control of the MH17 crash site, driving Australian and Dutch investigators to opt for high-risk strategies that so far have failed to win them access to the debris field where the Malaysian aircraft went down.


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Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash.


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Russia Taday

a Ukraine's two-fingers to freedom of expression

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


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Free Republic

Ukraine: Russian Federation fired more than 250 shells on the...

Russia had attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky"/ with the Rosjsko Federation was attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky" in Lugansk region, killing four guards, two injured.


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In Ukraine's east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

After pro-Russian rebels took 720 kg of explosives, 360 detonators and almost 1 km of wiring, the Skochinskiy coal mine, an ageing stalwart of the economy in Ukraine's Donbass region, was put out of action.


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Thanh Nein News

My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred

In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy. In my case, it was sent to my father.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Female Ukrainians Stage Sex Boycott against Russian Men

Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014.


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