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    Russian Forces Fighting Alongside Separatists in Ukraine, NATO Says
    Aug28

    Russian Forces Fighting Alongside Separatists in Ukraine, NATO Says

    Western officials confirmed Thursday that Russian military forces are directly involved in combat alongside Ukrainian separatists in eastern Ukraine, as the months-long civil war escalated in recent days. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) announced Thursday that it has photographic proof of Russian regular army forces participating in...

    A Few Brave Russians Protest Country’s Invasion Of Southeast Ukraine
    Aug28

    A Few Brave Russians Protest Country’s Invasion Of Southeast Ukraine

    While state media downplayed Russia’s invasion of Southeast Ukraine, a few protesters took to a Moscow square, and leading activists also tweeted their disagreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. says Russia has ‘outright lied’ about Ukraine
    Aug28

    U.S. says Russia has ‘outright lied’ about Ukraine

    Ukrainian president says Russian forces ‘have entered Ukraine.’ …read more Source: USA...

    EU to Broach Interim Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal
    Aug28

    EU to Broach Interim Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal

    The European Union’s energy chief will be on a mission to broker a truce in the long-running natural-gas feud between Russia and Ukraine, and avert gas shortages in Europe this winter when he travels to Moscow Friday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russian Columns Enter Ukraine; Leader Urges Calm
    Aug28

    Russian Columns Enter Ukraine; Leader Urges Calm

    (NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine) — Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. MoreBoston Bombing Suspect’s Sister Falsely Accused: Friend NBC NewsJoan Rivers...

    Why Eastern Ukraine Could Become Russia’s Next ‘Frozen Conflict’
    Aug28

    Why Eastern Ukraine Could Become Russia’s Next ‘Frozen Conflict’

    We’ve been here before. Most of the world just wasn’t paying attention. When Russian-backed separatists seized control of Georgia’s Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions in the early 1990s, it didn’t make international headlines. Likewise, when separatist fighters in Moldova’s Transdniester region took control of that...

    U.N. convenes emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Aug28

    U.N. convenes emergency meeting on Ukraine

    Ukrainian president says Russian forces ‘have entered Ukraine.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Unleashes Huge Counter-Troll In Response To Canada’s ‘Map Of Russia’
    Aug28

    Russia Unleashes Huge Counter-Troll In Response To Canada’s ‘Map Of Russia’

    Russia’s Mission to NATO released a response on Twitter to Canada’s Mission to NATO, which on Wednesday had posted a map serving as a helpful guide for Russian soldiers who Moscow said crossed the Ukrainian border “by accident.” Canada’s map consisted simply of “Russia” and “Not Russia.” It...

    NATO Satellites Show Russian Troops, Armored Vehicles Inside Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO Satellites Show Russian Troops, Armored Vehicles Inside Ukraine

    Backing up Kiev government claims of a Russian invasion on Thursday, NATO has published satellite imagery showing Russian military hardware inside the country ready to fire on Ukrainian army positions. After consistently denying that its forces were operating inside Ukraine, Russia made its first public admission that its troops had crossed the...

    Why Russia Wants the Federalization of Ukraine
    Aug28

    Why Russia Wants the Federalization of Ukraine

    Just a few days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Minsk to discuss a political solution to the crisis in the Donbas, Russian regular forces launched a full-scale invasion of eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin continues to deny...