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    Merkel Slams Russia Over Ukraine Convoy
    Aug22

    Merkel Slams Russia Over Ukraine Convoy

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev’s permission.Merkel’s office says she called Putin on Friday afternoon to express her “deep concern” about the fact that the convoy had...

    U.S. Stocks Slip on Yellen, Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S. Stocks Slip on Yellen, Ukraine

    U.S. stocks edged mostly lower, paring the week’s gains, as investors weighed remarks by central bankers and signs of escalating tension in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Is Femen Dying?
    Aug22

    Is Femen Dying?

    Inna Shevchenko, the 24-year-old leader of Femen in France and de-facto commander of the movement as a whole, scrolled through her iPhone messages several weeks ago, as we sat at a sidewalk table outside a café in central Paris. She studied one new message and smiled. “The National Assembly has just invited Femen to come discuss women’s...

    The cheerful gulag survivor: Alexander Topolski, 1923-2014
    Aug22

    The cheerful gulag survivor: Alexander Topolski, 1923-2014

    When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Alexander Topolski was just like a lot of 16-year-olds eager to lie about their age and sign up to fight the Nazis. But unlike most war veterans in Canada today, he didn’t join the Canadian Army or the Royal Air Force. Topolski (known in those days by his first name, Boguslaw) lived in eastern Poland....

    Ukraine calls arrival of Russian aid convoy a ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Ukraine calls arrival of Russian aid convoy a ‘direct invasion’

    Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kyiv. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion” that aimed to provoke an international incident. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops
    Aug22

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops

    NATO chief condemns Russia’s sending of unauthorized aid convoy into Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Calls Russian Convoy ‘Violation of Ukraine’s Sovereignty’
    Aug22

    NATO Calls Russian Convoy ‘Violation of Ukraine’s Sovereignty’

    BRUSSELS— NATO’s secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a “so-called humanitarian convoy” into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government. Anders Fogh Rasmussen called Russia’s unilateral decision to send more than 130 trucks filled with what it called humanitarian aid into rebel-held areas ” a blatant...

    UEFA sanction Russia over Crimea
    Aug22

    UEFA sanction Russia over Crimea

    UEFA will not recognize any Russian soccer matches involving teams from the disputed region of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops
    Aug22

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops

    NATO chief condemns Russia’s sending of unauthorized aid convoy into Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia sends convoy into Ukraine; gov’t calls it a ‘direct invasion’
    Aug22

    Russia sends convoy into Ukraine; gov’t calls it a ‘direct invasion’

    Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kyiv. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion” that aimed to provoke an international incident. …read more Source: CTV...