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Ukraine News - Aug 15, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 15 August 2014

Ukraine crisis: Impasse over Russian aid convoy - BBC News

VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Russian aid convoy halts near border - BBC News

VIDEO: Dispatch: Inside Russia's aid lorries bound for Ukraine - Telegraph

Western media inspect Russia's Ukraine aid trucks and find… aid (PHOTOS) - RT News

Russia Calls for Ceasefire in East Ukraine to Facilitate Humanitarian Effort - RIA Novosti

Russian military vehicles seen enterering Ukraine as aid convoy stops short of border - The Guardian

Exclusive: Telegraph witnesses Russian armoured vehicles and military trucks cross the border from Russia into Ukraine - Telegraph

Putin strikes conciliatory note on Ukraine, signaling desire to de-escalate crisis - Fox News

Poroshenko, Biden Discuss Humanitarian Situation In Ukraine, The Vice President stresses the United States’ support for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis - TheHill

US State Dep urges Ukraine to show 'restraint' in rebel region - THE DAILY STAR

In phone call with Poroshenko, UN chief Ban reiterates his urgent call to redouble political and diplomatic efforts towards a peaceful resolution of the crisis - United Nations News Centre

US Hired NATO-linked Military Contractor to Train Armed Personnel in Ukraine - RIA Novosti


Ukraine cuts off rebel-held Lugansk from Russian border: army - Channel NewsAsia

Lugansk authorities report casualties due to shelling - nrcu

Lugansk: Ukraine City Under Siege, ‘Just Terrified of the Bombing’ -

Heavy shelling hits centre of rebel-held Donetsk - France 24

MAP: Military situation in Easter Ukraine: military and rebel controlled areas, 14 August - Info Resist

VIDEO (English): Press Conference of Ukraine Army spokesman Andriy Lysenko, 14th of August 2014 - Ukraine Crisis Media Center

Ukraine Separatists In Seeming Disarray Amid Rumors Of Strelkov's Demise, Bolotov is Also Stepping Down -

Igor Strelkov: mysterious Russian who led Ukraine rebels - Yahoo News

In Donbas 46 pro- Russian Chechen mercenaries allegedly surrendered to Ukraine forces - EUROMAIDAN PRESS

Serbian mercenaries fighting side by side with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine - DW.DE

OSCE Monitors Reiterate Concerns Over Abductions by Ukraine’s Volunteer Battalion - RIA Novosti

In the line of fire: Journalists killed and abducted in Eastern Ukraine - RT News


Ukraine approves law on sanctions against Russia - Reuters

Ukrainian parliament backs bill to open gas pipelines to EU, U.S. firms - Reuters

Slovak gas pipeline to Ukraine to start tests on Aug 16 - Yahoo News

Putin’s Pipeline Bypassing Ukraine Is at Risk Amid Conflict - Bloomberg

Emerging Stocks Advance as Putin’s Remarks Ease Ukraine Concern - Bloomberg


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