: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Rouble’s Record Rout Over Ukraine
    Aug29

    Rouble’s Record Rout Over Ukraine

    The moment Russia crossed the line. Nato says these pictures show Moscow violating Ukraine’s sovereignty in a military operation to support pro-Russian rebels. The photographs accompanied accusations that the border was crossed illegally, in the Kremlin’s most aggressive action in the crisis so far. 2500 people have been killed in...

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of strategic coastal town; EU foreign ministers say Moscow should be punished for invading Ukraine …read more Source:...

    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount
    Aug29

    12 McDonald’s Russian stores closed as hostilities Mount

    McDonald’s has been caught in the crossfire of growing hostilities between Russia, Ukraine and the West. The world’s largest fast-food chain said Friday that as many as 12 restaurants in Russia are currently shut down. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine ambassador begs Canada for troops to counter Russian invasion
    Aug29

    Ukraine ambassador begs Canada for troops to counter Russian invasion

    Canada won’t say what it plans to do about the “invasion of eastern Ukraine” by Russia. But Ukraine’s ambassador wants troops. …read more Source: Calgary...

    Russia’s Slow-Motion Invasion of Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia’s Slow-Motion Invasion of Ukraine

    Is Russia invading Ukraine? Ask Ukraine, and the answer is yes. Ask Russia, and the answer is no … ish. Ask the United States, and you’ll learn that Russia, since annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, has been demonstrating a “pattern” of “escalation of aggression.” U.S. officials have avoided labeling...

    With war underway in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn
    Aug29

    With war underway in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn

    The secret funerals are back. So are motherly measures. Even soccer officials are sniping at each other. As the Ukrainian-Russian conflict enters its sixth month, there are signs from inside Russia that a nation’s nerves are beginning to fray. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality
    Aug29

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality

    Now that Russia has openly attacked Ukraine, what’s next? The wait is finally over. After invading Crimea in late February, Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. According to NATO, over a 1,000 Russian soldiers have been deployed in Ukraine. The Russian Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers puts the number at 15,000. A...

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club
    Aug29

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club

    Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and enforces E.U. law. MoreThis 75-Year-Old Map Shows Europe ‘Ready for War’Civil War...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: Miami...

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy
    Aug29

    Analysts: France, Germany at Forefront of EU Foreign Diplomacy

    As European leaders return from summer holiday to hold their first summit amid multiple international crises — in Africa, the Middle East and Ukraine — the bloc’s two economic heavyweights, France and Germany, are also emerging as the EU’s foreign policy leaders. Instead of competing for primacy, experts say Paris and Berlin are...