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2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Hackers target East Lancs cycling supremo's email account

HACKERS have targeted the email account of East Lancashire cycling supremo Brian Cookson, claiming he had been mugged and needed money to pay his hotel bills.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Ukraine's PM says Russia plans to block gas flows to Europe

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that Kiev knew of plans by Russia to halt gas flows this winter to Europe, in comments which are likely to escalate the standoff between Moscow and the West.

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7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

A smoke rises after shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKRN

Giants' Bumgarner perfect through 6 innings

A U.S. official says an American man reported to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State.

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Russia Taday

'Washington is missing from the meeting in Minsk'

It is funny that at the talks between the leaders of the Eurasian Customs Union and Ukraine the European troika will be in attendance, whereas the real policy for Kiev is being drawn up in Washington, foreign affairs analyst Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

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The Washington Post

Putin Meets Poroshenko Over Ukraine in - Complicated' Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, to try to ease tension between the two countries after five months of separatist unrest as violence flared on their border.

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Common Dreams

Selective Outrage over Ukraine POWs

Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of the naval base at Guantanamo Bay in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison,

WLNE-TV Providence

Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front

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OpEdNews

Resistance Turning Tide in Eastern Ukraine

A Short but Important Update f rom Colonel Cassad - English : The Colonel Cassad blog is an invaluable source of information on what's really going on in the eastern Ukraine.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Russia Taday

Russian humanitarian aid distribution begins in E. Ukraine

With heavy fighting underway in south-eastern Ukraine, the distribution of humanitarian aid from Russia has started in the city of Lugansk, which is besieged by the Kiev forces.

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Russia Taday

Ukraine's Right Sector 'seizes' Crimea reporter, AFP freelancer

Two Crimean journalists, including a photographer who works with AFP and RIA news agencies, say they have been detained by enforcers from Ukraine's Right Sector movement, while covering the conflict in the east of the country.

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National Public Radio

Ukraine's President Dissolves Parliament, Calls For New Elections

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced today on the presidential website that he was dissolving parliament and called for fresh elections on Oct. 26. Poroshenko said the move was in accordance with the country's constitution, noting that Ukraine 's coalition government collapsed July 24. He said many lawmakers in Parliament were allied with ... (more)

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Russia Taday

'With no tangible economy it will be hard for Ukraine to pay off its debt'

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

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The Baltimore Sun

Ukraine border guards clash with rebels near Russian border: military

Ukrainian government forces engaged with a separatist armored column near the southeastern town of Novoazovsk, about 10 km from the Russian border, Ukraine's military said on Monday.

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Lavrov: Russia to send another humanitarian convoy to Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced plans for a second humanitarian convoy to be sent to eastern Ukraine, urging all foreign actors and agencies to participate.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Best photos from the past 24 hours

Blindfolded women walk in a row to join visually impaired people during a 'Blind Walk' in Bangalore, India, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Rebels Launch Counteroffensive Claim 4,000 Ukrainian Forces Trapped; Federalism to Save Ukraine?

If you believe mainstream media then you believe the rebels are surrounded, on the run, and a victory party for Kiev is on the way.

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Russia Taday

a #FreeAndrew goes global: Rallies demand Russian reporter missing in Ukraine freed

Rallies in support of Russian photojournalist Andrey Stenin, who went missing in eastern Ukraine at the beginning of August and has not been heard from since, have rolled through Argentina, Spain, the UK and Serbia this week.

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Cybercast News Service

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

Pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them.

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The Washington Post

Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK

German chancellor Angela Merkel make a statement to the press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

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