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    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Aug28

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine

    The West is increasing its pressure on Moscow to explain what U.S. officials have described as a direct intervention by the Russian military in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian rebels target strategic Ukrainian port city
    Aug28

    Pro-Russian rebels target strategic Ukrainian port city

    Pro-Moscow rebel forces in Ukraine on Thursday gained a foothold on the Azov Sea and their objective is to fight their way down the coast to the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, the leader of the main separatist entity told Reuters. …read more Source:...

    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs
    Aug28

    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

    EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of paying lip service to increasing equality between the sexes, the problem of inequality is still plain for all to see at these meetings — where are the women? “If you look at the family picture of these European summits for the past few years, there...

    Washington and Kiev Say Moscow Is Sending Heavily Armed Troops Into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Washington and Kiev Say Moscow Is Sending Heavily Armed Troops Into Ukraine

    Ukrainian and U.S. officials accused Moscow of sending heavily armed columns across the border into Ukraine on Wednesday — a move that Washington says is likely part of a “Russian-directed counteroffensive” against Kiev. MoreRussian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on PutinDropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s BudgetToo Young to Shoot? Why...

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Novoazovsk In Southeastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Novoazovsk In Southeastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday. A military source said the separatist forces had also taken Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of Donetsk which gives strategic command over large areas of the territory. The...

    Ukraine rebel leader reportedly admits thousands of Russians fighting with separatists
    Aug28

    Ukraine rebel leader reportedly admits thousands of Russians fighting with separatists

    A leader of pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has reportedly admitted that thousands of Russians have been fighting alongside his troops. …read more Source: FOX...

    OSCE to Discuss ‘Russian Violations’ in Ukraine
    Aug28

    OSCE to Discuss ‘Russian Violations’ in Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) plans to hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss developments in Ukraine. The U.S. mission to the OSCE said on Twitter that “Russian violations” in Ukraine will top the agenda at the meeting, which will be held in Vienna. Also Thursday, French President Francois...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    Local residents look at a burned car, hit by shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey’s new president
    Aug28

    Erdogan to be sworn in as Turkey’s new president

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkey’s outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Thursday set to be sworn in as president to extend his more than decade-long domination of the country.Erdogan was due to take his oath of office at 1100 GMT in Ankara and usher in a new era for Turkey, where he is expected to push for a new constitution and...