-- The United States will provide $200 million in additional security funding to Ukraine.
-- The U.S. administration has said it is "not considering supporting" a proposal made by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the July 16 Helsinki summit to hold a referendum in regions of eastern Ukraine where an armed conflict is being waged against the Ukrainian government.
-- Dozens of people have commemorated journalist Pavel Sheremet on the second anniversary of his killing in a car-bomb blast in central Kyiv.
*Time stamps on the blog refer to local time in Ukraine
That concludes our Ukraine Live Blog for today. Please join us again tomorrow for more coverage of the crisis in Ukraine.