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    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’
    Aug29

    Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West ‘not to mess with us’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Friday that the Kremlin had sent troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine and countered threats of increased Western sanctions with the advice that it is “best not to mess with us.” …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace
    Aug29

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland has prevented a plane carrying Russia’s defense minister from traveling through its airspace, leading to a complaint from Moscow. The incident comes at a time of tension between the two countries because of Russia’s support for separatists fighting in Ukraine. The Russian Tu-154 plane was carrying Defense...

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality
    Aug29

    Russo-Ukrainian War Now a Reality

    Now that Russia has openly attacked Ukraine, what’s next? The wait is finally over. After invading Crimea in late February, Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. According to NATO, over a 1,000 Russian soldiers have been deployed in Ukraine. The Russian Committee of Soldiers’ Mothers puts the number at 15,000. A...

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord
    Aug29

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord

    MONACO—Title-holder Sevilla will play another former champion in Feyenoord in the group stage of the Europa League, which now rewards the trophy winner with a Champions League place. The two teams were drawn along with Standard Liege and HNK Rijeka in the 48-team group draw Friday for UEFA’s second-tier competition. Inter Milan, also a...

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club
    Aug29

    Only Gender Quotas Can Stop the E.U. from Being a Boys Club

    Gender anxiety is enveloping the top levels of the European Union. By the end of this month, each of the bloc’s 28 countries is expected to put forward their candidate to sit on the European Commission, the powerful body that drives policy-making and enforces E.U. law. MoreThis 75-Year-Old Map Shows Europe ‘Ready for War’Civil War...

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of strategic coastal town; EU foreign ministers say Moscow should be punished for invading Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia Separatists in Control of Coastal Town
    Aug29

    Pro-Russia Separatists in Control of Coastal Town

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine— Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia. Associated Press reporters saw at least a half-dozen tanks in the town of about 12,000 people, bearing the flags of...

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops captured, killed or missing in Ukraine want answers on their fate

    The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city.None of the half-dozen tanks seen by Associated Press reporters in the town of about...