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    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down
    Aug30

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

    Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down by Russian missile
    Aug30

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down by Russian missile

    Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama must ensure sanctions on Russia don’t hurt American, European businesses
    Aug30

    Obama must ensure sanctions on Russia don’t hurt American, European businesses

    President Obama wants to hit Russia harder in the pocketbook — but he has to make sure American and European business don’t feel the pain too. Additional sanctions to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to top the agenda at meetings Obama plans next week in Estonia and Wales. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Pakistan’s Army Steps in as Politicians Continue to Squabble
    Aug30

    Pakistan’s Army Steps in as Politicians Continue to Squabble

    Just last May, Pakistan was celebrating its first ever successful transition from one elected government to another, after the completion of a full five-year term in office. Now, just 15 months after the last elections, hopes of democracy strengthening have dissipated after the country’s powerful army stepped in on Thursday night to assume...

    U.K. Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’
    Aug30

    U.K. Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’

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    EU To Debate Tougher Russian Sanctions
    Aug30

    EU To Debate Tougher Russian Sanctions

    EU leaders meet in Brussels on August 30 to discuss firmer action against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Compares Kiev to Nazi Germany
    Aug30

    Putin Compares Kiev to Nazi Germany

    Amateur video, uploaded to a social media website, purports to show a Russian army tank traveling in a Ukrainian rebel convoy. In Kiev, it’s yet more evidence that Russian forces are now operating in Ukrainian territory. But Russian President, Vladimir Putin is ignoring claims that Russia is invading Ukraine. Instead, he’s suggesting...

    As Russian Threat Grows, NATO Faces Thorny Spending Questions
    Aug30

    As Russian Threat Grows, NATO Faces Thorny Spending Questions

    Ukraine’s showdown with Moscow deepened as Putin lashed out and sidestepped allegations that Russian troops are in Ukraine’s territory. The crisis underlines a key issue facing NATO allies gathering next week for a two-day summit: Will Russian aggression prompt alliance members to pay more for defense? …read more Source: The...

    EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia
    Aug30

    EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

    The meeting of the 28-nation bloc’s top diplomats in Milan came one day after NATO said Moscow slipped at least 1,000 Russian soldiers and much heavy weaponry into Ukraine. Fighting between Ukrainian military forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has already claimed at least 2,200 lives, according to U.N. figures. The...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west  along coast
    Aug30

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    None of the half-dozen tanks seen by reporters in the town of about 12,000 people bore Russian markings, but the packaging on their field rations said they were issued by the Russian army. The Ukrainian government the day before accused Russia of sending tanks, artillery and troops across the border, and NATO estimated at least 1,000 Russian...