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    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Near ‘Point Of No Return’; Putin Warns Don’t ‘Mess With Us’
    Aug31

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Near ‘Point Of No Return’; Putin Warns Don’t ‘Mess With Us’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the European Union’s foreign ministers Saturday Ukraine is “very close to the point of no return,” and a “full-scale war” with Russia, days after his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin warned the international community “it’s best not to mess with us.” Poroshenko’s comments came just...

    EU threatens extra Russia sanctions as Ukraine president warns of ‘full-scale war’
    Aug31

    EU threatens extra Russia sanctions as Ukraine president warns of ‘full-scale war’

    But divisions among the 28 EU nations have hampered action against Moscow, and a draft of Saturday’s final statement indicated that they will merely ask the bloc’s executive arm “urgently” to prepare more options for sanctions. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains
    Aug31

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) — As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter…. …read more Source: Associated...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Aug31

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia as Ukraine’s president calls conflict threat to Europe …read more Source:...

    World conflicts will dominate Sunday TV talk shows
    Aug31

    World conflicts will dominate Sunday TV talk shows

    Ukraine, Syria and Iraq take center stage …read more Source: USA...

    Russia ‘practically in a war state’ with E.U., says Lithuania leader
    Aug31

    Russia ‘practically in a war state’ with E.U., says Lithuania leader

    Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite claimed Russia is “practically” at war with Europe ahead of a meeting with European Union leaders which will likely result in more sanctions on Russia. “It is the fact that Russia is in a war state against Ukraine. That means it is in a state of … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and Russia ‘very close’ to ‘full-scale war’
    Aug30

    Ukraine and Russia ‘very close’ to ‘full-scale war’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday his country is “very close to the point of no return” in its conflict with Russia, a point he defined as “full-scale war.” …read more Source:...

    Russia Effectively at War with EU -Lithuanian President
    Aug30

    Russia Effectively at War with EU -Lithuanian President

    Russia is at war with Ukraine and so effectively at war with Europe, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Saturday, calling on Europe to supply Kiev with military equipment. “It is the fact that Russia is in a war state against Ukraine. That means it is in a state of war against a country which would like to be closely integrated...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Inspire Toy Soldier Maker
    Aug30

    Pro-Russian Rebels Inspire Toy Soldier Maker

    A toy soldier maker in Moscow prepares for the launch of his new collection — they’re pro-Russian rebel fighters inspired by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Timur Zamilov says he previously designed a set of toy soldiers after the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Pro-Russia Rebels Confident After Making Gains
    Aug30

    Pro-Russia Rebels Confident After Making Gains

    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine—As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter. “Why didn’t you say before that you were alive? Why so quiet?” the rebel taunted. Minutes later, the Ukrainian soldier drew his last breath. Under the gaze of rebels,...