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      Inmates flee as shells hit east Ukraine jail
      Aug12

      Inmates flee as shells hit east Ukraine jail

      DONETSK, Ukraine — Rockets slammed into a high-security prison Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. Donetsk city council spokesman Maxim Rovinsky said a direct rocket hit killed at least one inmate and left three others severely wounded....

      Russia says sending non-military aid convoy to Ukraine
      Aug11

      Russia says sending non-military aid convoy to Ukraine

      Western countries suspect Moscow might use the aid mission to send in troops. …read more Source: The...

      Ukraine and Russia agree Luhansk aid mission
      Aug11

      Ukraine and Russia agree Luhansk aid mission

      Kiev says Red Cross to lead international humanitarian mission to conflict-stricken Luhansk, with backing of US and EU. …read more Source: AL...

      Inmates flee as shells hit east Ukraine jail
      Aug11

      Inmates flee as shells hit east Ukraine jail

      The escaped prisoners could try to get arms. …read more Source: The...

      Ukraine prepares for ‘final’ Donetsk push
      Aug11

      Ukraine prepares for ‘final’ Donetsk push

      Kiev says it has made “significant” gains in dividing separatists by cutting city off from rebel-held Luhansk. …read more Source: AL...

      Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender
      Aug10

      Ukraine demands that rebels in Donetsk surrender

      Fighting rages in the eastern city despite request from pro-Russian rebels for a ceasefire …read more Source: Gulf...

      US action hero Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea
      Aug10

      US action hero Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea

      The martial artist has come under fire for supporting Russia’s March annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

      US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion
      Aug09

      US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion

      US official says any Russian intervention under guise of providing humanitarian aid would be viewed as invasion. …read more Source: AL...

      21 more MH17 crash victims identified
      Aug09

      21 more MH17 crash victims identified

      THE HAGUE — Dutch forensics experts have identified 21 more flight MH17 crash victims, the government said Friday, as experts unable to work at the crash site in restive eastern Ukraine began flying home. The Malaysia Airlines 777 exploded over Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 on board, 193 of them Dutch, with the West accusing Russian...

      3 killed by shelling in Ukraine city
      Aug09

      3 killed by shelling in Ukraine city

      DONETSK — At least three civilians have been killed and another 10 wounded in overnight shelling of the main rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine besieged by government forces, officials said. Local people said a rebel rocket launcher recently seen in the area may have been the target. The Donetsk city council said four apartment buildings...