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Section: US & Canada

    ‘Geography Can Be Tough’: Canada Trolls Russia For Ukraine Action
    Aug28

    ‘Geography Can Be Tough’: Canada Trolls Russia For Ukraine Action

    A tweet from Canada’s NATO delegation shows a map with two distinctly marked areas: “Russia” and “Not Russia.” It’s in apparent response to Moscow’s claims its troops have mistakenly entered Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine
    Aug28

    Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.The comments by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security...

    Ukraine: Russian tanks, troops have invaded
    Aug28

    Ukraine: Russian tanks, troops have invaded

    Poroshenko convenes emergency security meeting after rebels seize key southeastern town. …read more Source: USA...

    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis
    Aug28

    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

    The U.N. Security Council is preparing to meet in emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russian tanks enter Ukraine, fire missiles at border post
    Aug28

    Russian tanks enter Ukraine, fire missiles at border post

    Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles from Russia at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as its overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. …read more Source:...

    Turkey’s Erdogan Sworn In as President, Consolidates Power
    Aug28

    Turkey’s Erdogan Sworn In as President, Consolidates Power

    Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey’s 12th president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in what his opponents fear heralds an increasingly authoritarian rule. Reading the oath of office in a ceremony in parliament, Erdogan vowed to protect Turkey’s independence and integrity, to abide by...

    More than 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, NATO officer says
    Aug28

    More than 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, NATO officer says

    The leader of the insurgency, Alexander Zakharchenko, told Russian state TV that up to 4,000 Russians have fought on the separatist side since the armed conflict began …read more Source: Calgary...

    Russia Sees Chance to Lift Iran Sanctions Through International Talks
    Aug28

    Russia Sees Chance to Lift Iran Sanctions Through International Talks

    Russia said on Thursday the possibility of lifting sanctions on Iran had emerged thanks to international talks on Tehran’s nuclear program and urged all countries involved to show political will to reach a deal. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday to discuss the...

    Protesters Demand Support For Embattled Troops In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    Protesters Demand Support For Embattled Troops In Eastern Ukraine

    Protesters gathered outside the Defense Ministry in Kyiv for a second day on August 28, demanding the rescue of Ukrainian forces encircled by pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east. The protesters said the troops have not received adequate support, and demanded the resignation of Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey. (RFE/RL’s...

    UN Security Council holds emergency session on Ukraine
    Aug28

    UN Security Council holds emergency session on Ukraine

    The UN Security Council is preparing to meet in emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine. Diplomats said Thursday that the council will meet at 2 p.m. at the request of Lithuania. …read more Source: CTV...