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    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
    Aug29

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    BERLIN (AP) — Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. Businesses are starting to see black clouds on the horizon. And an economy that has been the envy of Europe is showing cracks, shrinking unexpectedly last quarter amid the conflict in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Death toll in Ukraine fighting hits 2,593: UN human rights official
    Aug29

    Death toll in Ukraine fighting hits 2,593: UN human rights official

    A total of 2,593 people, including civilians as well as Ukrainian and separatist combatants, have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since it erupted in mid-April, a senior U.N. human rights official said on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?
    Aug29

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?

    Do Russia’s latest maneuvers on Ukraine represent a master plan for the Ukraine conflict? Or an increasingly erratic Kremlin? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 
    Aug29

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 

    NATO should only consider arming Ukraine if the U.S., Germany and their allies are willing to fight Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians: UN
    Aug29

    Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians: UN

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the UN human rights office said Friday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’
    Aug29

    Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops ‘to avoid senseless deaths’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug29

    Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson
    Aug29

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson

    “Geography can be tough.” Canada’s NATO delegation posted a cheeky lesson on what is — and isn’t — Russian land in a tweet on Wednesday. Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http://t.co/RF3H4IXGSp— Canada at NATO (@CanadaNATO) August 27,...

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM

    The prime minister added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion
    Aug29

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council has ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription in response to what seems to be a full-scale Russian invasion of the country. The draft, affecting able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 25, is the latest indication that the Ukrainian conflict is rapidly...