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    Putin compares Kiev to Nazis as Ukraine pushes for NATO membership
    Aug30

    Putin compares Kiev to Nazis as Ukraine pushes for NATO membership

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, defiant as ever, has compared Kiev’s drive to regain control of its rebellious eastern cities to the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in World War Two. He announced that rebels had succeeded in halting it, and proposed that they now permit surrounded Ukrainian troops to retreat. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Aug30

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    LAKE SELIGER, Russia/ KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine called yesterday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armoured columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin, defiant as ever, compared Kiev’s drive to...

    Separatists open up ‘humanitarian corridor’ to allow Ukraine forces to withdraw
    Aug29

    Separatists open up ‘humanitarian corridor’ to allow Ukraine forces to withdraw

    Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine have said they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a ‘humanitarian corridor’ to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    U.S. openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine
    Aug29

    U.S. openly accuses Russia of sending combat troops to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States openly accused Russia yesterday 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. President Barack Obama again ruled out U.S. military action, saying there must...

    Wall Street loses ground on Ukraine worry; data curbs losses
    Aug29

    Wall Street loses ground on Ukraine worry; data curbs losses

    US stocks edged lower after the latest tension between Ukraine and Russia snapped the focus of investors back to the volatile region, but US economic data helped curb losses. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Obama stops short of calling Russia actions in Ukraine an invasion
    Aug29

    Obama stops short of calling Russia actions in Ukraine an invasion

    President Barack Obama said the United States and its allies would look for ways to expand economic sanctions on Russia after Kiev accused Moscow of moving troops into southeastern Ukraine, but he stopped short of calling the recent Russian aggression an invasion. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russia moves into southeast region
    Aug28

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russia moves into southeast region

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Global shares fall on Ukraine concerns
    Aug28

    Global shares fall on Ukraine concerns

    US stocks opened lower today after Ukraine’s president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus and overshadowing some positive US economic data. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall
    Aug28

    Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall

    European shares, the euro currency and Bund yields fell after the Ukrainian president said Russian forces had invaded his country. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of bringing in troops
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of bringing in troops

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia today of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels. Ukraine’s security and defence council said the border town of Novoazovsk and other parts of Ukraine’s south-east had fallen under the control of Russian forces who together with rebels were...

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