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Ukraine vows to block Russian ‘aid’ convoy heading for border

A woman walks by a burning local market after shelling in the town of Yasynuvata, near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)

A convoy of 262 Russian trucks rolled toward the Ukrainian border on Tuesday as Kiev vowed to block the aid mission from its territory over fears it was a ploy to bolster pro-Kremlin rebels.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canada will send military supplies to Ukraine

Ukrainian ambassador to Canada, Vadym Prystaiko, shakes hands with Rob Nicholson, Canada's minister of National Defense on the tarmac at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ontario, Canada on Thursday, Aug, 7, 2014.  AP

Canada says it is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russia.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Russia to block US agricultural imports

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Poles protest Russian ban on their food with humor

A woman is placing freshly-bought apples in her bag at a market in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, July 31, 2014. AP

Poles are posting photos of themselves with apples online along with mocking comments to protest a Russian ban on Polish food.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US: No evidence of direct link to Russia in plane downing

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Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »