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    NATO condemns Russian military action in Ukraine
    Aug29

    NATO condemns Russian military action in Ukraine

    NATO says it is clear Russian troops and equipment have illegally crossed the border into Ukraine, describing the actions as a “blatant violation” of the country’s sovereignty.The organisation’s secretary-general, Anders Rasmussen, condemned “in the strongest terms” what he said was Russia’s...

    NATO says Russia blatantly violating Ukraine sovereignty
    Aug29

    NATO says Russia blatantly violating Ukraine sovereignty

    NATO has accused Russian forces of a blatant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    MILAN (AP) European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.The ministers’ meeting Friday in Milan comes a day after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians
    Aug29

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians

    GENEVA (AP) The U.N. human rights office says around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where the death toll has risen to at least 2,220.It says both sides are committing a range of abuses targeting civilians… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    West in a quandary as Russia opens new front in Ukraine ‘hybrid warfare’
    Aug29

    West in a quandary as Russia opens new front in Ukraine ‘hybrid warfare’

    Ukraine just got uglier. The problem is that for all its huffing and puffing, the West is not quite sure about how to respond. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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