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    ‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusive
    Aug29

    ‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusive

    As separatists advance in southeastern Ukraine, the U.S. and European Union are still searching for a sanction that can force Vladimir Putin to stop and think again. Conflict in East UkraineCrisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advanceMerkel meets Ukraine’s leaders ahead of peace talks, as Donetsk shelling...

    Conflict in East Ukraine
    Aug29

    Conflict in East Ukraine

    Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursionRussia announces new convoy on eve of delicate Ukraine talksFirst trucks from aid convoy to Ukraine cross back into Russia …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    EU mull more Russia sanctions after alleged Ukraine incursions
    Aug29

    EU mull more Russia sanctions after alleged Ukraine incursions

    Western leaders are to mull further steps against Russia in the coming days including sanctions, after satellite images backed up NATO’s allegation that Russian combat forces are engaging in milit… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, other armored vehilces
    Aug29

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, other armored vehilces

    Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict. Russia dismissed the allegations, describing the fighters there as “Russian volunteers.” The Kremlin has repeatedly denied arming and supporting...

    US openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine
    Aug29

    US openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine

    The United States openly accused Russia on Thursday of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow’s intensified support for separatist forces an invasion. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US Rebukes Russia: ‘Stop Lying About Ukraine
    Aug29

    US Rebukes Russia: ‘Stop Lying About Ukraine

    Washington’s envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday that Russia “must stop lying,” accusing Moscow of sending soldiers, tanks and weaponry to support separatists in eastern … …read more Source:...

    EU to discuss further sanctions against Russia: Merkel
    Aug29

    EU to discuss further sanctions against Russia: Merkel

    Ukraine and the West on Wednesday accused Russia of launching a new incursion into Ukraine by sending its troops and hardware in the Donetsk region. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has canceled his planned visit to Turkey amid the deepening turmoil l. …read more Source:...

    Russian troops, tanks pour into Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russian troops, tanks pour into Ukraine

    Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Obama accuses Russia, says no US military action in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Obama accuses Russia, says no US military action in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Thursday it was “plain for the world to see” that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russia replies to Canada’s colourful map tweet
    Aug29

    Russia replies to Canada’s colourful map tweet

    TORONTO: It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as “not Russia.” …read more Source: New Straits...

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