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    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk
    Aug28

    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk

    Photographer Brendan Hoffman returned in late July to Donetsk, the industrial city in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian separatists declared the Donetsk People’s Republic in April after a referendum in which they said residents voted overwhelmingly to break away from Ukraine. Since then, the city has been the headquarters for separatist...

    Ukraine’s leader urges country not to panic
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s leader urges country not to panic

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling on the country to resist giving into panic in the wake of Russian forces entering the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes
    Aug28

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes

    As potential presidential candidates begin to stake out their positions ahead of the 2016 election, Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, is taking a page out of Obama’s playbook. In the Democratic primaries ahead of the 2008 presidential election, then-Senator Barack Obama took the Democratic presidential nomination from the front-runner, Hillary...

    Russia’s actions amount to ‘invasion,’ Canadian foreign minister says
    Aug28

    Russia’s actions amount to ‘invasion,’ Canadian foreign minister says

    The apparent presence of Russian troops in Eastern Ukraine amounts to an “active invasion,” Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said, calling Russia’s advance an “absolutely reckless” and “shamelessly dishonest” provocation leading up to a NATO summit next week …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?
    Aug28

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?

    The Drudge Report’s focus for the day was several articles that report on Russian troops taking over areas in Ukraine. According to the Washington Post, two Russian “armored columns” took over a town near the Russian border in Ukraine. Ukrainian forces who were defending the town were forced to retreat, a spokesperson with Ukraine’s...

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm
    Aug28

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

    Ukrainian forces guard a checkpoint in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russians call for probe of soldiers’ deaths near Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russians call for probe of soldiers’ deaths near Ukraine

    Reports spark fears among relatives of those being sent to areas near Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine
    Aug28

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine

    Official says missiles were fired at a border post; NATO releases satellite imagery showing Russian combat troops inside Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine
    Aug28

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine

    Canada has condemned what it says is an “invasion of eastern Ukraine” by Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation, and says NATO leaders gathering next week will discuss how to ratchet up their response to the escalating crisis. But the federal government did not indicate what further measures it plans beyond sanctions already in place....

    Ukraine releases video of purported Russian tank in Novoazovsk
    Aug28

    Ukraine releases video of purported Russian tank in Novoazovsk

    Ukraine’s Security Council releases a video of what it says is a Russian tank in the southeastern town of Novoazovsk, bolstering claims that “Russian military boots are on Ukrainian ground.” Rough Cut (no reporter narration) …read more Source: USA...