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Section: US & Canada

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet
    Aug29

    Russia replies to Canada’s colorful map tweet

    TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as “not Russia.”… …read more Source: Associated...

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions
    Aug29

    Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers...

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?
    Aug29

    The Russians Are Coming: What’s Putin’s End Game?

    Increasing evidence points to a Russian incursion into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian rebelas fighting against the Ukrainian government. …read more Source:...

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’
    Aug29

    Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises ‘Major Success’

    The Russian president also called on rebel fighters to open a “humanitarian corridor” and allow Ukrainian forces to retreat. …read more Source:...

    Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Says  Russia Has Invaded
    Aug29

    Ukraine Says Russia Has Invaded

    Kiev and its Western backers accused Moscow of sending Russian troops and armor to fight alongside rebels in eastern Ukraine, prompting the U.S. and Europe to threaten new sanctions. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises
    Aug29

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    While that stance is in keeping with Obama’s long-standing aversion to military entanglements, it comes at a time when the effectiveness of his preferred options is being challenged and there are indications that some in the administration are ready to take more robust actions. In the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Obama has relied...

    Malaysia Airlines suspends shares ahead of reform plan
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines suspends shares ahead of reform plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Struggling Malaysia Airlines suspended trading in its shares Friday ahead of an announcement later in the day on a restructuring plan aimed at keeping the carrier in business following two devastating air tragedies.State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which owns 70 percent of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and has...

    Russia’s president Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers taken prisoner
    Aug29

    Russia’s president Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers taken prisoner

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO to Meet on Ukraine as Condemnation of Russia Mounts
    Aug29

    NATO to Meet on Ukraine as Condemnation of Russia Mounts

    NATO holds an emergency meeting in Brussels Friday to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, as Western leaders offered a growing condemnation of Russian-backed violence in the eastern part of the country. President Barack Obama said Thursday it is “plain for the world to see” Russian forces have entered eastern Ukraine. He accused Moscow of...