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    Pro-Russian Separatists In Control Of Key Town Of Novoazovsk
    Aug29

    Pro-Russian Separatists In Control Of Key Town Of Novoazovsk

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia. Associated Press reporters saw at least a half-dozen tanks in the town of about 12,000 people, bearing the flags of...

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs after pair of air disasters
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs after pair of air disasters

    ‘Painful steps’ need to be taken to overhaul the airline, struggling to repair its image after MH370 vanished and MH17 was shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: Calgary...

    Francois Hollande in Purgatory
    Aug29

    Francois Hollande in Purgatory

    French president François Hollande is evermore himself and this is bad news for France. In his first year it was the old Socialist pattern of campaigning in left-wing poetry (for example the 75 percent tax on incomes over 1 million euros), then backpedaling to mixed-up prose once in office when the big interests and the Constitutional Court...

    Putin Likens East Ukraine Crisis to Nazi Sieges
    Aug29

    Putin Likens East Ukraine Crisis to Nazi Sieges

    Vladimir Putin said Ukraine and Russia were “practically a single nationality” and compared Kiev’s military actions to the Nazi sieges of World War II …read more Source:...

    ‘Fog lifts to show Russia at war’
    Aug29

    ‘Fog lifts to show Russia at war’

    The West’s grand strategy of transforming Russia into a liberal democracy by weaving it into a web of interconnectedness has failed. By moving from proxy war to open war, by giving up pretense and deniability in Ukraine, Russia has very clearly made that point. …read more Source:...

    McDonald’s Objects to Russia Restaurant Closures
    Aug29

    McDonald’s Objects to Russia Restaurant Closures

    McDonald’s on Friday objected to the Russian government’s decision to close 12 of its restaurants in the country, following weeks of highly publicized investigations into health and safety at the fast food giant’s locations. “We are closely studying the content of the agency documents to determine what should be done to re-open...

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Exceeds 2,200, U.N. Says
    Aug29

    Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Exceeds 2,200, U.N. Says

    A surge in fighting around Donetsk and Luhansk brought the total number of people killed since mid-April to at least 2,220, and the number of injured to at least 5,956. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rebels will heed Putin’s call to release trapped Ukrainian troops — on one condition
    Aug29

    Rebels will heed Putin’s call to release trapped Ukrainian troops — on one condition

    Ukrainian troops must hand over their heavy weaponry and ammunition so that it ‘will not be used against us in future,’ rebel boss Alexander Zakharchenko said …read more Source: Calgary...

    EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia
    Aug29

    EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

    MILAN (AP) – Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with more sanctions. The meeting of the 28-nation bloc’s top diplomats in Milan came one day after NATO said Moscow has slipped at least 1,000 Russian … …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town
    Aug29

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    Captured Ukrainian border guards sit in a garage at the Novoazovsk border crossing point, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. At Novoazovsk, rebel fighters looked to be in firm control,… …read more Source: The Bismarck...