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Russia says Putin conquer quote on Ukraine 'was taken out of context'

Ukrainian security officials on Tuesday accused Russia of sending more troops and weaponry into eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin's reported boast that he could conquer Kiev in two weeks appeared to signal Kremlin indifference to economic sanctions imposed by the West.<p>In a weekend …

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Ukraine crisis: Russia boosts air force near border

<b>More than 300 Ukrainian troops have crossed into Russia during heavy fighting with pro-Russian separatists.</b><p>A Ukrainian security spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said the 311 soldiers and border guards "had to cross into Russian territory" at the Gukovo checkpoint in eastern Ukraine.<p>Ukraine is trying to …

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Ukraine Trauma Counselors Battle 'Info-Intoxication'

In the middle of summer, as the fighting in eastern Ukraine receded toward the Russian border, psychiatrists working in the area began to notice a …

Ukraine refugees: Finding shelter from the war

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Ukraine conflict: High stakes in Donetsk

<b>You can witness the fighting getting closer to Donetsk.</b><p>When I arrived a week ago there was a pro-Russian separatist checkpoint on a main route into the city.<p>The road had been blocked by earth and rebels had dug themselves into defensive positions.<p>A week later, we went past the same rebel defences …

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Ukraine says rebels fired on unarmed troops

Pro-Russian separatists have opened fire on unarmed Ukrainian soldiers as they were crossing back into Ukraine from Russia where they had taken shelter from fighting, Ukrainian defence officials say.<p>The soldiers made their return on Tuesday, the day after Ukraine acknowledged that 311 soldiers and …

Ukraine conflict: Refugee numbers soar as war rages

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1098000/1098533_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524712859_aa0e04dacbd53a7189d6e7814739c8f7<p><b>The number of people fleeing the war in eastern Ukraine to other parts of the country has jumped from 2,600 to 102,600 inside two months, the UN …

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Russian troop numbers boosted at Ukraine border, NATO official says

A new buildup of Russian troops along the Ukraine border raised concerns Tuesday that Moscow might be contemplating another intervention like the one that annexed Crimea earlier this year.<p>According to a NATO official, Russia now has about 20,000 troops stationed "in an area along the entire border …

Ukraine fighting reaches rebel-held Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine reached the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday as separatists and government troops …

'Heavy fighting' in Ukraine rebel stronghold of Donetsk

<b>Heavy fighting has erupted in a suburb of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, local officials say.</b><p>At least two civilians were killed as government forces battled to retake the city from pro-Russia separatists, Donetsk city council confirmed.<p>Reports say powerful blasts and shooting …

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Russia Calls For Emergency UN Security Council Meeting As Troops Fortify On The Border

"We are convening an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine," Russian Ambassador to the U.N. Vitaly Churkin was quoted as saying.<p>Earlier on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said the U.N. and the International Committee of the Red Cross …

Ukraine keeps up anti-rebel offensive with nervous eye on Russia | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian government forces, backed by warplanes, kept up a military offensive to claw back lost territory from pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday while casting a nervous eye at Russian military exercises over the border.<p>A pro-Russian separatist guards a checkpoint near the village …

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Apple Sapphire Plant Nears Completion, Readying for Mass Production

GT Advanced Technology’s fiscal report for the second quarter of 2014 says its massive sapphire glass production plant in Mesa, AZ is nearing …

Uber be damned: Clickhole's Whysk is a transportation app that uses monks instead of cars

A religious experience<p>The ride-sharing industry is already crowded with Uber, Lyft, and their lesser-known competitors. But a new startup may yet defrock them all: Whysk offers personalized, on-demand transportation by a community of silent monks. Simply bang on a miniature gong to hail them to …