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    NATO warn of ‘significant escalation’ in Ukraine
    Aug29

    NATO warn of ‘significant escalation’ in Ukraine

    At least 1,000 Russian troops have advanced into Ukraine, NATO has said. While the alliance wants to increase its military presence in the Baltic states, the EU is due to meet to discuss stepping up sanctions. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US Accuses ‘Lying’ Russia Of Ukraine Incursion
    Aug29

    US Accuses ‘Lying’ Russia Of Ukraine Incursion

    Barack Obama rules out military action in Ukraine as the US rejects Moscow’s denial of direct Russian involvement in the conflict. …read more Source: Sky...

    Russians start asking: are we at war?
    Aug29

    Russians start asking: are we at war?

    Families demand answers over deaths and disappearances of troops thought to have been fighting in neighbouring Ukraine. RFE/RL reportsIn early spring, Russian president Vladimir Putin deployed soldiers without insignia into the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea to ensure a quick annexation of the territory.After a month of denying their existence,...

    The deterrent effect: Russia’s interference in Ukraine requires a new response
    Aug29

    The deterrent effect: Russia’s interference in Ukraine requires a new response

    Now, at least, the gloves are off. At talks on Tuesday Vladimir Putin once again denied having a thing to do with the insurrection in Ukraine, but his words, and those of the Kremlin, describe a situation utterly at odds with the reality on the ground. …read more Source: The...

    Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis
    Aug29

    Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

    US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: All eyes turn to Mariupol as separatist showdown looms
    Aug29

    Ukraine crisis: All eyes turn to Mariupol as separatist showdown looms

    Mariupol is not among the places which became symbolic, or even particularly well known, to the outside world when the flames of separatism spread through the Donbass: but what happens there in the next days can be a game-changer in Ukraine’s increasingly bloody and vicious civil war. …read more Source: The...

    Russia strikes back at Canada in Twitter war of the maps over Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia strikes back at Canada in Twitter war of the maps over Ukraine

    Apparently frivolous exchange masks gravity of Nato concern at Russian incursions across Ukraine borderRussia has struck back in the Twitter war of the maps after Canada offered some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labelling Ukraine as not Russia.Canadas NATO Twitter account posted the map on...

    Ukraine president accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust
    Aug29

    Ukraine president accuses Russian soldiers of backing rebel thrust

    KIEV (Reuters) – 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 separatist war and prompting anger and alarm among Kiev’s Western allies. …read more Source:...

    Barack Obama mocked for wearing taupe suit in White House address
    Aug29

    Barack Obama mocked for wearing taupe suit in White House address

    US President addressed the situation in Ukraine and the Middle East, but all eyes were on his choice of suit …read more Source: The...

    UN Security Council convenes emergency Ukraine meeting
    Aug29

    UN Security Council convenes emergency Ukraine meeting

    Barack Obama says he and Angela Merkel agree about the extent of Russia’s involvement in eastern Ukraine. The UN Security Council has met in New York in response to claims that Russia has invaded the country. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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