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    Russian troops ‘directly involved’ in Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Aug28

    Russian troops ‘directly involved’ in Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and the West said Thursday that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart the east of the country, raising fears of a direct military confrontation between Kiev and its former Soviet master. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO satellite images show Russian troops operating in Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO satellite images show Russian troops operating in Ukraine

    NATO has released satellite images which it says show Russian combat forces, armed with heavy weapons, engaged in military operations in Ukraine. Well over 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, marking a significant escalation of Moscow’s military involvement in the country, NATO said.The UN Security Council is holding an...

    Army wives urge Russia to come clean on soldiers in Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug28

    Army wives urge Russia to come clean on soldiers in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kostroma (Russia) (AFP) – Several dozen women gathered outside a military base in central Russia on Thursday to demand that commanders come clean about the whereabouts of their husbands after reports of secret funerals for soldiers covertly sent to Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO envoys to hold emergency meeting Friday over Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug28

    NATO envoys to hold emergency meeting Friday over Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ambassadors to NATO will hold an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday morning to discuss reports that Russia had sent troops into Ukraine, a diplomatic source said. …read more Source: The West...

    Eastern conflict darkens EU summit prospects
    Aug28

    Eastern conflict darkens EU summit prospects

    The crisis in eastern Ukraine and the response to the threat posed by Russia are poised to overshadow a fresh attempt by the European Union to set order in its affairs at an extraordinary summit in Brussels this weekend.Problems… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev to reinstate army conscription in coming months (AFP)
    Aug28

    Kiev to reinstate army conscription in coming months (AFP)

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

    NATO envoys to hold emergency meeting Friday over Ukraine (AFP)
    Aug28

    NATO envoys to hold emergency meeting Friday over Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ambassadors to NATO will hold an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday morning to discuss reports that Russia had sent troops into Ukraine, a diplomatic source said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s president calls on country to resist panic in wake of Russian forces’ entry
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s president calls on country to resist panic in wake of Russian forces’ entry

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s president calls on country to resist panic in wake of Russian forces’ entry. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian troops ‘deployed’ in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian troops ‘deployed’ in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON and Kiev last night said that Russian troops were actively involved in the fighting tearing apart eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets
    Aug28

    Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets

    Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.Ukraine’s president declared that Russian forces have entered his country and called an emergency meeting of the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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