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    Barack Obama Says Russia Responsible for Ukraine Violence
    Aug29

    Barack Obama Says Russia Responsible for Ukraine Violence

    President Barack Obama is blaming Russia for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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

    Obama accuses Russia, says no US military action in Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama said on Thursday (Aug 28) 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: Channel...

    Obama stops short of calling Russia actions in Ukraine an invasion
    Aug29

    Obama stops short of calling Russia actions in Ukraine an invasion

    August 29, 2014 5:29 AMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States and its allies would look for ways to expand economic sanctions on Russia after Kiev accused Moscow of moving troops into southeastern Ukraine, but he stopped short of calling the recent Russian aggression an invasion. …read more...

    Crisis Deepens as Ukraine Says Russian Soldiers Back Rebel Thrust
    Aug28

    Crisis Deepens as Ukraine Says Russian Soldiers Back Rebel Thrust

    Ukraine’s president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support of pro-Moscow rebels who captured a key coastal town, sharply escalating a five-month-old separatist war. …read more Source:...

    U.S. weighs options, increased sanctions in response to Russian encroachment in Ukraine
    Aug28

    U.S. weighs options, increased sanctions in response to Russian encroachment in Ukraine

    The United States accused Russia on Thursday of actively fighting in eastern Ukraine in support of separatist forces and said it was considering a range of possible responses, including increased sanctions. “It is clear that Russia has not only stepped up its presence in eastern Ukraine and intervened directly with combat forces, armored...

    Poroshenko says Russian troops have entered Ukrainian territory
    Aug28

    Poroshenko says Russian troops have entered Ukrainian territory

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday that Russia has moved troops and heavy artillery over the border into the territory of Ukraine and he has canceled his planned visit to Turkey. Russia’s Interfax news service said the Russian Defense Ministry denies Moscow sent military units to Ukraine. At a meeting of the National...

    Ukraine to reinstate army conscription in coming months
    Aug28

    Ukraine to reinstate army conscription in coming months

    Ukraine announced on Thursday (Aug 28) that it will return to mandatory conscription in the coming months as its troops battle pro-Russian insurgents in the east. …read more Source: Channel...

    US warns of possible new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Aug28

    US warns of possible new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    August 29, 2014 2:51 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States warned Thursday it was considering new sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the latest fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Shelling Kills 15 Civilians in East Ukraine’s Donetsk: Official
    Aug28

    Shelling Kills 15 Civilians in East Ukraine’s Donetsk: Official

    Shelling in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled city Donetsk has killed 15 since midday Thursday, local authorities said, describing the situation as “extremely tense.” …read more Source:...

    Russian defence ministry denies sending troops into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian defence ministry denies sending troops into Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia’s defence ministry on Thursday denied US and Kiev claims of its troops’ direct involvement in the escalating fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin insurgents in the separatist east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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