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    Ukraine seeks Nato membership after Russia joins war
    Aug29

    Ukraine seeks Nato membership after Russia joins war

    Ukraine said on Friday that it would seek the protection of Nato membership after what Kiev and its Western allies say is the open participation of the Russian military in the war in Ukraine’s eastern provinces. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia ‘actively fighting’ in Ukraine, US says, and airs tougher sanctions
    Aug29

    Russia ‘actively fighting’ in Ukraine, US says, and airs tougher sanctions

    The US openly accused Russia of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but has stopped short of calling Moscow’s actions an invasion. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Russia closes 12 McDonald’s branches, inspects 100
    Aug29

    Russia closes 12 McDonald’s branches, inspects 100

    MOSCOW – Russia has temporarily closed 12 branches of McDonald’s on health grounds and is carrying out more than 100 inspections, the US fast food chain said Friday. Russia has cracked down on McDonald’s this month, closing three other branches of the hugely popular burger chain over alleged hygiene violations in a move widely...

    NATO tells Russia to halt ‘illegal’ actions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    NATO tells Russia to halt ‘illegal’ actions in Ukraine

    NATO told Russia on Friday (Aug 29) to halt its “illegal” military actions in Ukraine after the West accused Moscow of direct involvement in the escalating conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lavrov denies Russian troops’ invasion into Ukraine
    Aug29

    Lavrov denies Russian troops’ invasion into Ukraine

    Reports on Russian troops invading Ukraine’s eastern regions are false, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. …read more Source: China...

    Tongue-in-cheek online jabs on Russia-Ukraine border
    Aug29

    Tongue-in-cheek online jabs on Russia-Ukraine border

    BRUSSELS: Canadian and Russian diplomats in Brussels have traded online jibes after the Canadian mission to NATO posted a tongue-in-cheek guide for Russian soldiers unclear about the Russia-Ukraine border. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine wants to seek NATO membership: PM

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday (Aug 29) that the government is seeking to join NATO and is submitting a relevant bill to parliament to end the country’s official ‘non-bloc’ policy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nato chief urges Russia to halt ‘illegal military actions’ in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Nato chief urges Russia to halt ‘illegal military actions’ in Ukraine

    Russian forces are engaged in direct military operations inside Ukraine in a blatant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, Nato Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    ‘The Audacity of Taupe’: Obama Suit Creates Sartorial Stir
    Aug29

    ‘The Audacity of Taupe’: Obama Suit Creates Sartorial Stir

    US President Barack Obama holds a press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, August 28, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb) Washington. The subjects were serious enough at President Barack Obama’s impromptu press conference Thursday, but many viewers and the collective press corps seized on something more immediately visible: his tan...

    Lavrov ridicules claims of Russian soldiers in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Lavrov ridicules claims of Russian soldiers in Ukraine

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has ridiculed Western claims of a Russian military incursion in Ukraine.“We are hearing such speculation not for the first time and we have never been present… …read more Source: The...

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