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    Captured Russian paratroopers return home in swap with Ukraine
    Aug31

    Captured Russian paratroopers return home in swap with Ukraine

    Ten Russian paratroopers captured inside Ukraine nearly one week ago have returned home following a troop exchange, Russian media reported on Sunday (Aug 31). …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia takes page from Soviet era in missing troop saga
    Aug31

    Russia takes page from Soviet era in missing troop saga

    The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova said, recounting […] The post Russia takes...

    Using loaded term ‘New Russia,’ Putin signals intent to carve pro-Moscow fiefdom out of Ukraine’s east
    Aug31

    Using loaded term ‘New Russia,’ Putin signals intent to carve pro-Moscow fiefdom out of Ukraine’s east

    Russian strongman Vladimir Putin first used “Novorossiya” (New Russia) — the loaded Czarist-era name for what is now southern and eastern Ukraine — just after annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, sparking outrage in Kiev. The Kremlin made a reference to the term again Friday when it released Putin’s address to Ukraine’s pro-Russian...

    EU ready to impose new sanctions on Russia
    Aug31

    EU ready to impose new sanctions on Russia

    The European Union’s leaders decided on Sunday to give Russia one week to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, otherwise they would impose tougher sanctions on Russia, European Council President Herman Van… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Says Russian Tanks Flatten Town; EU to Threaten More Sanctions
    Aug31

    Ukraine Says Russian Tanks Flatten Town; EU to Threaten More Sanctions

    Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signalled on Saturday they would threaten more sanctions against Mos… …read more Source:...

    Slovak PM Slams Sanctions on Russia, Threatens to Veto New Ones
    Aug31

    Slovak PM Slams Sanctions on Russia, Threatens to Veto New Ones

    Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico slammed European Union sanctions on Russia as “meaningless and counterproductive” and threatened to veto additional measures, highlighting the internal divide wit… …read more Source:...

    EU ready to impose new sanctions on Russia within one week
    Aug31

    EU ready to impose new sanctions on Russia within one week

    The European Unions leaders decided early Sunday to give Russia one week to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, or they will impose tougher sanctions on Russia otherwise, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy told a news … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    US Welcomes EU Sanctions Ultimatum to Russia
    Aug31

    US Welcomes EU Sanctions Ultimatum to Russia

    The United States expressed support on Saturday for the announcement by EU leaders giving Russia a week to reverse course in Ukraine or face a new round of sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Crisis with Russia close to ‘full-scale war’
    Aug31

    Crisis with Russia close to ‘full-scale war’

    Brussels: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday that his country is “close to the point of no return” and “point of no return is full-scale war”.”I think that we are very close to the point of no return,” Poroshenko said at a press .. …read more Source: India...

    European Union ready to impose new sanctions on Russia
    Aug31

    European Union ready to impose new sanctions on Russia

    Brussels: The European Union’s leaders decided on Sunday to give Russia one week to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, otherwise they would impose tougher sanctions on Russia, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said.”The European Council said that it is ready to tak.. …read more Source: India...

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