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      Russian aid convoy still blocked near Ukrainian border
      Aug16

      Russian aid convoy still blocked near Ukrainian border

      Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. …read more Source: France...

      Ukraine destroys Russian army vehicles that crossed border
      Aug15

      Ukraine destroys Russian army vehicles that crossed border

      Ukraine’s military has “eliminated” several armoured vehicles that crossed the border from Russia, Kiev said Friday. The statement came soon after NATO said that Russian forces had illegally entered Ukraine late Thursday, a claim Russia denies. …read more Source: France...

      Russian military vehicles amass near aid convoy on Ukraine border
      Aug15

      Russian military vehicles amass near aid convoy on Ukraine border

      Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles have joined an aid convoy stationed near the Ukrainian border and are poised to cross into rebel-held territory, reporters at the scene said Friday. …read more Source: France...

      Russia bans Ukrainian beer imports over ‘calorie counts’
      Aug14

      Russia bans Ukrainian beer imports over ‘calorie counts’

      Russia on Wednesday banned all imports of Ukrainian alcohol products over alleged inaccuracies in the nutrition information on their labels, saying their calorie counts and alcohol content did not add up. …read more Source: France...

      Heavy shelling hits centre of rebel-held Donetsk
      Aug14

      Heavy shelling hits centre of rebel-held Donetsk

      The centre of Ukraine’s rebel-held bastion of Donetsk was hit by heavy shelling for the first time since fighting began between government forces and pro-Russia separatists, witnesses and reporters at the scene said. …read more Source: France...

      Russian aid convoy resumes journey toward Ukraine
      Aug14

      Russian aid convoy resumes journey toward Ukraine

      A convoy carrying aid from Russia resumed its journey toward Ukraine Thursday after earlier halting at the southern Russian city of Voronezh and despite an ongoing dispute with Kiev over how and where the convoy’s cargo will be delivered. …read more Source: France...

      Russian aid convoy halts before crossing Ukrainian border
      Aug13

      Russian aid convoy halts before crossing Ukrainian border

      Hundreds of Russian aid trucks bound for rebel-held east Ukraine halted in the southern Russian city of Voronezh on Wednesday after Kiev said they would not be allowed to cross the border before being vetted by the Red Cross. …read more Source: France...

      Russia sends aid convoy  to Ukraine amid invasion fears
      Aug12

      Russia sends aid convoy to Ukraine amid invasion fears

      A Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine departed from Moscow on Tuesday despite Western warnings against using help as a pretext for an invasion. …read more Source: France...

      Barroso warns Russia over ‘aid mission’ to east Ukraine
      Aug11

      Barroso warns Russia over ‘aid mission’ to east Ukraine

      European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso (left) warned Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday against taking any unilateral action in Ukraine, as Russia said it had reached a deal with Kiev to send aid into rebel-held cities. …read more Source: France...

      More than 100 escape after shelling of Donetsk prison
      Aug11

      More than 100 escape after shelling of Donetsk prison

      Rockets slammed into a high-security prison on Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. …read more Source: France...