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- * NATO held an emergency meeting about situation in eastern Ukraine
- * Putin said Russians and Ukrainians “are practically one people”
- * UN reported more than 3 million people Syrians are registered as refugees
- * Senegal confirmed its first case of Ebola
- * Polish authorities denied permission for plane carrying Russian defence minister to fly over Poland