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    Russia’s Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs

    MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.Putin said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin urges escape route for troops
    Aug29

    Putin urges escape route for troops

    UPDATE: Vladimir Putin calls on pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to open a “humanitarian corridor” to allow Ukrainian troops to escape rebel-held region. …read more Source:...

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises
    Aug29

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama, faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.While that stance is in keeping with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tan-suited Obama a victim of his own honesty
    Aug29

    Tan-suited Obama a victim of his own honesty

    Perhaps it was sign of America’s war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation’s seemingly intractable crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Yes we tan!
    Aug29

    Yes we tan!

    He may have been addressing issues in Ukraine and Iraq but it was Obama’s tan suit that took centre stage — and not in a good way. …read more Source: THE...

    PM slams Russia on Ukraine ‘invasion’
    Aug29

    PM slams Russia on Ukraine ‘invasion’

    UPDATE: TONY Abbott says if reports of Russian forces fighting in the Ukraine are true, “that is an invasion and it is utterly reprehensible”. …read more Source:...

    Banks lose $US23 million on average from cybercrime: survey
    Aug29

    Banks lose $US23 million on average from cybercrime: survey

    Cyber attackes on US banks linked to US sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    US openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine
    Aug29

    US openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine

    The United States on Thursday openly accused Russia of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow’s intensified support for separatist forces an invasion. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet
    Aug29

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet

    TORONTO (AP) It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as “not Russia.”That opening shot was enough to launch a Twitter war of words and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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