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    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia
    Aug29

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia

    Several European Union foreign ministers have accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow should be punished with harsh additional economic sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate

    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: FOX...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.None of the half-dozen tanks seen by Associated Press reporters in the town of about...

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?
    Aug29

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?

    Does Vladimir Putin have a master plan in Ukraine? Or is he winging it? And is the elite behind him? Listen to the latest Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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: Associated...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...