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    Momentum Gathers For The West’s Response To Russia
    Aug28

    Momentum Gathers For The West’s Response To Russia

    Lithuania has called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Russia’s new incursions into Ukraine. The issue’s also likely to dominate an upcoming NATO summit. Since sanctions seem to have failed to change Russia’s calculations, the U.S. and its European partners are still trying to find a way to effectively...

    Obama: ‘Russia Is Responsible For The Violence In Eastern Ukraine’
    Aug28

    Obama: ‘Russia Is Responsible For The Violence In Eastern Ukraine’

    President Barack Obama made a statement Thursday on the situation in Ukraine, saying he spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and that the two agree “Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine.” “The new images of Russian forces inside Ukraine make that plain for the world to see,” Obama said. Obama...

    U.S. Tells Russia ‘Stop Lying’ About Its Ukraine Invasion
    Aug28

    U.S. Tells Russia ‘Stop Lying’ About Its Ukraine Invasion

    U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power has told an emergency session of the UN Security Council that Russia must “stop lying” about its invasion of eastern Ukraine and its direct military support for pro-Kremlin separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s jets edge closer to Russian airspace
    Aug28

    Canada’s jets edge closer to Russian airspace

    Canada’s jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace …read more Source:...

    UN Security Council Meets on Russian Invasion of Ukraine
    Aug28

    UN Security Council Meets on Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS—A top U.N. official told the Security Council Thursday further violence in Ukraine marked a dangerous escalation, but that the international body had no way of verifying the latest reports of a Russian invasion. In an emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine, members expressed outrage with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power...

    Russian ‘Invasion’ Breaks Budapest Memorandum, May Prompt NATO Action
    Aug28

    Russian ‘Invasion’ Breaks Budapest Memorandum, May Prompt NATO Action

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and NATO both contend that Russian troops have crossed the border into Ukraine, which could prompt severe sanctions from Europe and the U.S. and possible NATO military action, say foreign policy experts. In what would effectively amount to an invasion, Russia could be in breach of an important international...

    STOCKS FALL: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSH, F, TM, HMC, DDAIF, FIATY, AIG, ANF)
    Aug28

    STOCKS FALL: Here’s What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, RSH, F, TM, HMC, DDAIF, FIATY, AIG, ANF)

    Stocks fell as headlines out of Ukraine and Russia indicated that the situation in Eastern Ukraine escalated significantly, as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russian troops have advanced across the border. The decline in stocks also marks the first time this week that the S&P 500 did not make an all-time high. First, the...

    Putin Will Never, Ever Admit That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine
    Aug28

    Putin Will Never, Ever Admit That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine

    The presence of Russian military personnel in Ukraine is now beyond dispute, everywhere except in Russia. On Thursday, NATO released satellite imagery of Russian combat troops operating insi …read more Source: The New...

    NATO Satellite Images Show Russian Military In Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO Satellite Images Show Russian Military In Ukraine

    NATO says the images, taken last week, depict a Russian military convoy moving through eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are in control. …read more Source:...

    Canadian jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace
    Aug28

    Canadian jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace

    Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO’s response to the unravelling situation in Ukraine. The CF-18s, based at Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania, will fly air policing missions over the Baltic states. …read more Source:...