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    Canada sends hilarious barb to Russia over Ukraine ‘incursions’
    Aug28

    Canada sends hilarious barb to Russia over Ukraine ‘incursions’

    Canada has sent a sarcastic online barb to Russia over its involvement in Ukraine. The ==country’s delegation to NATO== tweeted a map of eastern… …read more Source:...

    +++Live blog: Russian troops reportedly in eastern Ukraine+++
    Aug28

    +++Live blog: Russian troops reportedly in eastern Ukraine+++

    Kyiv has accused Russia of sending troops into Ukraine and seizing control of a key southeastern border town. Follow our live updates for the latest. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Miners hold pro-Russia rally in Donetsk
    Aug28

    Miners hold pro-Russia rally in Donetsk

    Around 300 coalminers march through city centre in show of support for self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s RepublicAround 300 coalminers rallied in support of pro-Russia separatists in Donetsk on Wednesdayyesterday as rebel fighters fortified their positions in the city in anticipation of a possible attack by Ukrainian forces.The miners...

    Ukraine crisis: violence leaves 25 dead and more than 200 injured
    Aug28

    Ukraine crisis: violence leaves 25 dead and more than 200 injured

    Kiev police fail to retake all of Independence Square US calls on President Yanukovych to halt violence Europe talks of sanctions but Russia blames protestersThe bloodiest night in independent Ukraine’s history left at least 25 people dead and more than 200 injured, after further violent clashes in the centre of Kiev.Armed riot police...

    Ukraine: clashes escalate in Kiev as riot police attempt to break barricade – video
    Aug28

    Ukraine: clashes escalate in Kiev as riot police attempt to break barricade – video

    Anti-government protests continue through the night on Tuesday, as riot police attempt to move into Kiev’s Independence Square. Hopes for a settlement of Ukraine’s three-month crisis are evaporating as unrest in the capital escalates to its worst levels in more than three weeks. Tempers have risen after President Viktor Yanukovych,...

    Russia accused of Ukraine incursion
    Aug28

    Russia accused of Ukraine incursion

    Rebel leader claims as many as 4,000 Russians fighting in neighbour’s east while Kiev calls for a UN Security Council meeting …read more Source: Financial...

    Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama meet at D-day commemorations
    Aug28

    Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama meet at D-day commemorations

    Informal conversation lasting 10-15 minutes between US and Russian president is first meeting since Ukraine crisis beganBarack Obama and Vladimir Putin have met for the first time since Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The informal encounter came on the sidelines of a lunch attended by world leaders to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-day...

    Guns and fighters seep through Ukraine’s porous Russian border
    Aug28

    Guns and fighters seep through Ukraine’s porous Russian border

    Combatants engaged in last week’s fighting say walked into the country ‘to visit relatives’ at poorly policed checkpointsIn late April, 65 Russian men in groups of five to 10 crossed the border with Ukraine on foot, telling border guards they were going to visit relatives.It wasn’t a fond babushka who picked them up at the...

    Serving Russian soldiers on leave fighting Ukrainian troops alongside rebels, pro-Russian separatist leader says
    Aug28

    Serving Russian soldiers on leave fighting Ukrainian troops alongside rebels, pro-Russian separatist leader says

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko says among his rebels are fighting serving Russian soldiers, Russian state television reports …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko vows to punish rebels who shot down Ukraine helicopter
    Aug28

    Poroshenko vows to punish rebels who shot down Ukraine helicopter

    President-elect pledges to do everything to stop further deaths after attack over Slavyansk kills 14, including army generalUkraine’s president-elect, Petro Poroshenko, has vowed to punish pro-Russian rebels who shot down an army helicopter in the east of the country, killing 14 people, including a general, in one of the deadliest attacks...

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