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    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?
    Aug28

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?

    The Drudge Report’s focus for the day was several articles that report on Russian troops taking over areas in Ukraine. According to the Washington Post, two Russian “armored columns” took over a town near the Russian border in Ukraine. Ukrainian forces who were defending the town were forced to retreat, a spokesperson with Ukraine’s...

    Putin Has Changed the Game in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Putin Has Changed the Game in Ukraine

    Now that regular Russian troops are fighting in Ukraine, the failure of Western sanctions is obvious. Ukraine is on its own against a formidable enemy. …read more Source:...

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine
    Aug28

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine

    Official says missiles were fired at a border post; NATO releases satellite imagery showing Russian combat troops inside Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Canadian troops off to Europe as part of NATO plan to rein in Putin’s ambitions
    Aug28

    Canadian troops off to Europe as part of NATO plan to rein in Putin’s ambitions

    As many as 1,000 Canadian troops at a time are expected to soon be constantly rotating through Europe. It will be the first time that Canada has so many troops across the pond since it closed two bases in Germany’s Black Forest when the Cold War ended. The Canadians are to be part of an urgent NATO plan to try to rein in Vladimir...

    Ukraine’s leader urges country not to panic
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s leader urges country not to panic

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling on the country to resist giving into panic in the wake of Russian forces entering the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    Ukraine Releases Video of Purported Russian Tank in Novoazovsk
    Aug28

    Ukraine Releases Video of Purported Russian Tank in Novoazovsk

    The Ukrainian Security Council on Thursday (August 28) posted video to its YouTube channel showing what it purports to be a Russian tank in the eastern Ukrainian city of Novoazovsk. Ukraine’s security and defence council said on Thursday the border town of Novoazovsk and other parts of Ukraine’s south-east had fallen under the control...

    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk
    Aug28

    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk

    Photographer Brendan Hoffman returned in late July to Donetsk, the industrial city in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian separatists declared the Donetsk People’s Republic in April after a referendum in which they said residents voted overwhelmingly to break away from Ukraine. Since then, the city has been the headquarters for separatist...

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes
    Aug28

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes

    As potential presidential candidates begin to stake out their positions ahead of the 2016 election, Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, is taking a page out of Obama’s playbook. In the Democratic primaries ahead of the 2008 presidential election, then-Senator Barack Obama took the Democratic presidential nomination from the front-runner, Hillary...

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine
    Aug28

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine

    Canada has condemned what it says is an “invasion of eastern Ukraine” by Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation, and says NATO leaders gathering next week will discuss how to ratchet up their response to the escalating crisis. But the federal government did not indicate what further measures it plans beyond sanctions already in place....