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Multimedia US, Ukraine: Russian Counteroffensive Underway in South Ukraine

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In this photo released by the Italian Navy on Monday and taken on Sunday, June 29, 2014, a boat overcrowded with migrants is pictured in the Mediterranean Sea.

EU to Launch Mission to Help Italy Cope With Boat Migrants

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FILE - A woman walks past a gas metering point in Chisinau, Moldova.

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde poses on the sideline of a press conference, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin speak during a signing ceremony of cooperation agreements with Venezuela, in the Kremlin in Moscow, July 2, 2013.

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Video Ukraine Accuses Russia of Territorial Incursions

Ukraine has accused Russia of a new military incursion into its territory, hours after the presidents of both countries agreed to work toward ending a pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv says Russian soldiers in military vehicles crossed the border into eastern Ukraine Wednesday, near the place where Ukraine detained a group of Russian paratroopers on Monday. Zlatica Hoke has more.