July 29, 2014
The Kremlin has taken steps to prepare Russians for deeper international isolation as Europe moves toward more sweeping sanctions against Moscow, with the U.S. vowing to follow suit, over Russia's involvement in Ukraine. WSJ's Anton Troianovski joins ...VTB Group Lenders Said to Await EU Sanctions Decision on Russia - Businessweek
July 28, 2014
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced toward the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. The new ...Obama, European leaders agree to new Russia sanctions - USA TODAY
- +AFP : A UN human rights report on Ukraine released Monday says at least 1,129 people have been killed and 3,442 wounded in the conflict since mid-April. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also said the shooting down of MH17 may constitute a war crime. Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war […]
July 27, 2014
- Ukraine Rebels, troops escalate attacks Rebels and government troops fired on each other's positions Sunday in a strategically important city in eastern Ukraine, sending residents into bomb shelters, as Washington released images that it said proved Russia is shooting across the border into Ukraine to support …
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended military operations in Gaza on Sunday, while U.S. officials debated what should be done in Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists continue to cause turmoil.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. Reports of the ...MH17: Fighting delays AFP officers, experts access to Malaysia Airlines crash ... - ABC Online
- Plans are considered to help with targeting of rebels' missiles.
July 26, 2014
DONETSK, Ukraine -- Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels. The move comes as Ukrainian forces appear to have ...Our duty is to stand firm in the face of Russian aggression - The Globe and Mail
BRUSSELS – The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed. Among the 15 new people subjected to an ...EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions - Chron.com
July 25, 2014
The US says it has evidence that Russia has fired artillery across the border targeting Ukrainian military positions. Russia also intends "to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers" to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, the state department ...U.S. Says Russia Firing Artillery Into Ukraine - Bloomberg