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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    EU leaders seek riposte to Russia
    Aug30

    EU leaders seek riposte to Russia

    European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday (Aug 30) to thrash out a response to Russia’s deeper involvement in war-torn Ukraine and to bring new faces to key EU posts. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU mulls tougher sanctions against Russia
    Aug30

    EU mulls tougher sanctions against Russia

    The move follows reports that Moscow had sent hundreds of regular troops to eastern Ukraine to support separatist militias …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Poroshenko agree on aid delivery to Ukraine by railway
    Aug30

    Putin, Poroshenko agree on aid delivery to Ukraine by railway

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he has agreed with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the proposal of delivering humanitarian assistance to southeastern Ukraine by train.”We agreed that we will implement Poroshenko’s plan in his way for aid pr.. …read more Source: India...

    Gung-ho rebels impose tough rule of newly-taken Ukraine city
    Aug30

    Gung-ho rebels impose tough rule of newly-taken Ukraine city

    NOVOAZOVSK (UKRAINE) – Camouflaged rebel Alexander hung a sign on the wall of a busy supermarket Friday laying down the harsh new laws now governing the town of Novoazovsk after fighting drove out Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon
    Aug30

    Russia intensifies efforts inside Ukraine: Pentagon

    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. …read more Source:...

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