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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Asks for Help
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Asks for Help

    Prime Minister Arseniy P. Yatseniuk of Ukraine urges the international community to freeze Russian assets, saying that Russian troops are on Ukrainian soil. …read more Source: The New York...

    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...

    Ukraine Says Russian Tanks, Troops Cross Border Into Strategic Town
    Aug28

    Ukraine Says Russian Tanks, Troops Cross Border Into Strategic Town

    Ukrainian authorities accused Russia of invading Ukraine Thursday, prompting President Petro Poroshenko to cancel a visit to Turkey to meet with security advisers. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s security council, said two columns of Russian tanks, infantry and other vehicles crossed the border and entered nearby Novoazovsk...

    Does the Russian Embargo put France into a Crisis?
    Aug28

    Does the Russian Embargo put France into a Crisis?

    The recent events in Ukraine have led the European Union and the United States to impose economical sanctions on Russia. Deemed necessary by the French President François Hollande, these sanctions are meant as a strong signal to the Kremlin. The more Russia sends military convoys to Ukraine, the more economical penalties will be imposed to the...

    Two More Tank Columns From Russia Enter Ukraine
    Aug28

    Two More Tank Columns From Russia Enter Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—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. The comments by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council,...

    Ukraine says Russian troops entered country
    Aug28

    Ukraine says Russian troops entered country

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis
    Aug28

    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis

    The U.N. …read more Source: FOX...