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The Wall Street Journal: Deal struck on Russian aid convoy: Lavrov

Source: MarketWatch

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said all issues surrounding the delivery of what Moscow says is humanitarian aid in a convoy for Ukraine have been resolved. ...
Source: MarketWatch   Full article at: MarketWatch 4 days ago, 4:13am CDT
 

Russia says agreement reached on aid to Ukraine but not on ceasefire

Source: Asia One

BERLIN - Russia on Monday said all objections to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress had been made in Berlin talks toward a ceasefire between government and rebel forces in the east of the country.Following the talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said "finally, all questions have been resolved ... related to the Russian initiative ...
Source: Asia One   Full article at: Asia One 4 days ago, 3:52am CDT
 

Europe Markets: Stoxx 600 flirts with August high after Ukraine talks

Source: MarketWatch

European stocks kick off the week on a high note as Ukraine and Russia appear to make progress in easing the tensions between the two countries. ...
Source: MarketWatch   Full article at: MarketWatch 4 days ago, 3:49am CDT
 

Russia: Agreement Reached On Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine But Not On Ceasefire

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

BERLIN, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Russia on Monday said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made in talks toward a ceasefire or political solution to the fighting in the east of the country. Following talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said "all questions have been resolved ... regarding the humanitarian issue." ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 4 days ago, 2:40am CDT
 

Ukraine makes breakthrough against pro-Russia separatists

Source: EurActive.com

Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk that was for months under rebel control, Kyiv said yesterday (17 August), in what could be a breakthrough in Ukraine's efforts to crush pro-Moscow separatists. Ukrainian officials said, however, the rebels were fighting a desperate rearguard action to hold on to Luhansk - which is their supply route i ...
Source: EurActive.com   Full article at: EurActive.com 4 days ago, 1:26am CDT
 

Ukrainian army captures police station in Lugansk

Source: GlobalSecurity.org

The Ukrainian government forces have taken control of a regional police headquarters in the eastern city of Lugansk after fierce fighting with pro-Russia forces, an ...
Source: GlobalSecurity.org   Full article at: GlobalSecurity.org 4 days ago, 10:45pm CDT
 

Ukraine says troops enter rebel-held city

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

Kiev, Ukraine • Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military acknowledged that another one of its fighter planes was shot down by the separatists, who have been bullish about their ability to continue the battle and have bragged about receiving su ...
Source: Salt Lake Tribune   Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune 4 days ago, 8:35pm CDT
 

A French Politician Who Called Sanctions Against Russia 'An Act Of War' Plans To Copy His Insane Theme Parks In Russia

Source: The Business Insider

The 'Puy du Fou' theme park in France's Vendée province is insane. Think of a "Medieval Times" that in addition to Renaissance-era knights also has Roman gladiator bouts, Viking raid reenactments and robot musicians. And now its founder, a politician named Philippe de Villiers (full name Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de Villiers de Saintignon) wants to build not one but two versions of the p ...
Source: The Business Insider   Full article at: The Business Insider 4 days ago, 7:59pm CDT
 

Moscow denies weapon transfer to Ukrainian insurgents

Source: Politics Balla

Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kremlin Sunday said Russia is not sending any military equipment to militia in eastern Ukraine. "We have said on many occasions that no weapon is supplied ...
Source: Politics Balla   Full article at: Politics Balla 4 days ago, 2:12pm CDT
 

Intl Box Office: ‘Expendables 3′ Overpowered By ‘Turtles’ In Russia; ‘Dragon 2′ Takes Flight In China With $25.9M; More

Source: Deadline

Even with all those muscles, The Expendables 3 was no match for Turtle power in Russia this weekend. In its 2nd frame, Paaramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles added $5.1M and retained the No. 1 slot relegating Sly and the gang to No. 2 in their debut there with an estimated $3.8M at 1,026 dates. Universal is handling Exp3 there and also opened the film in Spain this weekend. Combined with R ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline 4 days ago, 1:15pm CDT
 



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