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    Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shot Down in East: Kiev
    Aug30

    Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shot Down in East: Kiev

    A Ukrainian fighter jet has been shot down by a Russian anti-aircraft system in the east of the country, where Kiev is fighting pro-Moscow rebels, Ukraine’s military said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    The audacity of taupe: Obama’s tan suit lights up social media
    Aug30

    The audacity of taupe: Obama’s tan suit lights up social media

    Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit that created a stir around the world? Tan suit? Precisely. If you get all your news from social media. Obama’s summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents — himself included […] The...

    McDonald’s faces biggest test in Russia since end of Soviet era
    Aug30

    McDonald’s faces biggest test in Russia since end of Soviet era

    McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), which arrived in Soviet-era Russia in 1990 and helped open the communist nation to foreign enterprise, is now under pressure to retreat.‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusiveChinese meat scandal tests tycoon’s ties With McDonald’sMcDonald’s Vietnam served 400,000 in first...

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Aug30

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of rebels.‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusiveBreakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion...

    Moscow categorizes soldiers’ mothers group as a ‘foreign agent’
    Aug30

    Moscow categorizes soldiers’ mothers group as a ‘foreign agent’

    Russia on Friday officially labeled a regional rights group that monitors abuses in the armed forces a “foreign agent” as Kiev and the West claimed Russian troops are involved in fighting in Ukraine. The Russian Justice Ministry added a group called Soldiers’ Mothers of St. Petersburg to its register of “foreign agents.” The ruling means...

    Putin compares Kiev to Nazi Germany
    Aug30

    Putin compares Kiev to Nazi Germany

    Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursionRussia announces new convoy on eve of delicate Ukraine talks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia, European nations both have incentives to lie over Russian troops in Ukraine
    Aug30

    Russia, European nations both have incentives to lie over Russian troops in Ukraine

    The conflict in Ukraine has brought many echoes of the Cold War, including a loose attitude to the truth. Although Russia’s denials of military involvement stretch credibility to the breaking point, for some they remain a convenient fiction. Russian President Vladimir Putin is chief among them, apparently hoping that denying a Russian role...

    Poland on Edge 75 Years After Hitler and Stalin Carved it Up
    Aug30

    Poland on Edge 75 Years After Hitler and Stalin Carved it Up

    Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II on Monday with one eye on Russia, which invaded it during the war and is now throwing its weight around in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon
    Aug30

    Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon

    Washington: Russia continues to build up along its border with Ukraine and has moved sophisticated weapons systems into the country, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday.Russian forces are “facilitating the movement and then helping the separatists to use the weapons, if no.. …read more Source: India...

    Kiev seeks to join NATO; Putin calls Ukraine Nazis
    Aug30

    Kiev seeks to join NATO; Putin calls Ukraine Nazis

    Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin, defiant as ever, compared Kiev’s drive to regain control of its rebellious eastern...

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