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    PUTIN: Don’t Mess With Us
    Aug29

    PUTIN: Don’t Mess With Us

    LAKE SELIGER Russia (Reuters) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: “It’s best not to mess with us.” Putin told the assembly, on the banks of a...

    Pro-Russia separatists take firm control of coastal town of Novoazovsk
    Aug29

    Pro-Russia separatists take firm control of coastal town of Novoazovsk

    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 … …read...

    Stocks Are Higher Ahead Of The Long Weekend (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSX)
    Aug29

    Stocks Are Higher Ahead Of The Long Weekend (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSX)

    Stocks are higher ahead of the long Labor Day weekend, as the market has rebounded after turning negative earlier on Friday. The Dow is up 12 points, the S&P 500 is up 5 points, and the Nasdaq is up 21 points. The latest personal income and outlays report from the BEA was released Friday morning, which showed that personal spending fell...

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs after pair of air disasters
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs after pair of air disasters

    ‘Painful steps’ need to be taken to overhaul the airline, struggling to repair its image after MH370 vanished and MH17 was shot down over Ukraine …read more Source: Calgary...

    NATO to Russia: Stop ‘Illegal’ Ukraine Operations
    Aug29

    NATO to Russia: Stop ‘Illegal’ Ukraine Operations

    NATO condemns what it calls Russian efforts to destabilize Ukraine, charges Moscow dismisses as ‘conjecture.’ VOA’s Jeff Custer reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Displaced Ukrainian Children Head Back To School — In Siberia
    Aug29

    Displaced Ukrainian Children Head Back To School — In Siberia

    Thousands of children displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine are preparing for their first day of school in Russia. In Tomsk, Siberia, many displaced families are scrambling to enroll their children in local schools. Most rely on donations to provide their children with backpacks, uniforms, and other school supplies. (Melanie Batchina,...

    There’s A Word For What’s Going On In Ukraine… But What Is It?
    Aug29

    There’s A Word For What’s Going On In Ukraine… But What Is It?

    It’s been called everything from an “invasion” and an “incursion” to a “cross-border crisis” and “escalated aggression.” We look at the difficulty of describing what, exactly, is taking place in Ukraine — and what’s stopping officials from using the word “war.”...

    EU Ministers Seek More Russia Sanctions for Ukraine Invasion
    Aug29

    EU Ministers Seek More Russia Sanctions for Ukraine Invasion

    MILAN— Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with more sanctions. The meeting of the 28-nation bloc’s top diplomats in Milan came one day after NATO said Moscow has slipped at least 1,000 Russian soldiers and much heavy weaponry into Ukraine. “We have...

    Kremlin: Russian Troop Images Are From ‘Computer Games’
    Aug29

    Kremlin: Russian Troop Images Are From ‘Computer Games’

    On Thursday, NATO released images it said showed that Russian combat troops had crossed into Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Mad With Power?
    Aug29

    Mad With Power?

    Co-written with Robert Ferguson Weeks after a chorus of international outrage erupted over the annexing of Crimea and the downing of Malaysia Airline’s Flight 17 in pro-Russian rebel airspace in Ukraine and the death of 298 civilians, Russia is unapologetically sending new military convoys equipped with mobile artillery into...