VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – August, 29 2014

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Ukraine’s OSCE representative says Russian troops captured border city, Brazil dismantles deforestation gang, India’s prime minister plans to give bank accounts to the poor, and parents say vaccine may have caused girls to get sick in northern Colombia.

Russian Forces Reportedly in Control of Border City
NATO claims more than 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukrainian territory.

Police Bust ‘Largest’ Deforestation Gang
The group is said to be responsible for more than $220 million in damages to a particularly remote section of the Amazon rainforest.

Modi Hopes to Give Bank Accounts to All
The country’s prime minister kick-started a campaign to help 75 million poor households.

Illness May Be Linked to Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Two hundred girls who were recently hospitalized had received the Gardasil vaccine in the past few months, but health experts claim it’s unrelated.

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