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Section: US & Canada

    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk
    Aug28

    Photo Essay: What Remains of Donetsk

    Photographer Brendan Hoffman returned in late July to Donetsk, the industrial city in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian separatists declared the Donetsk People’s Republic in April after a referendum in which they said residents voted overwhelmingly to break away from Ukraine. Since then, the city has been the headquarters for separatist...

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes
    Aug28

    Rand Paul Takes Isolationist Stance on ISIS Airstrikes

    As potential presidential candidates begin to stake out their positions ahead of the 2016 election, Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, is taking a page out of Obama’s playbook. In the Democratic primaries ahead of the 2008 presidential election, then-Senator Barack Obama took the Democratic presidential nomination from the front-runner, Hillary...

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine
    Aug28

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine

    Canada has condemned what it says is an “invasion of eastern Ukraine” by Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation, and says NATO leaders gathering next week will discuss how to ratchet up their response to the escalating crisis. But the federal government did not indicate what further measures it plans beyond sanctions already in place....

    Putin Has Changed the Game in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Putin Has Changed the Game in Ukraine

    Now that regular Russian troops are fighting in Ukraine, the failure of Western sanctions is obvious. Ukraine is on its own against a formidable enemy. …read more Source:...

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm
    Aug28

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

    Ukrainian forces guard a checkpoint in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?
    Aug28

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?

    The Drudge Report’s focus for the day was several articles that report on Russian troops taking over areas in Ukraine. According to the Washington Post, two Russian “armored columns” took over a town near the Russian border in Ukraine. Ukrainian forces who were defending the town were forced to retreat, a spokesperson with Ukraine’s...

    Russian Tank Columns, Troops Confirmed Invading Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian Tank Columns, Troops Confirmed Invading Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. Echoing the comments by Ukraine’s Col. Andriy Lysenko, a top NATO official said at least...

    Russian troops cross into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian troops cross into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON—Russian troops crossed into Ukraine on Thursday in what Ukraine’s president warned was a “marked aggravation of the situation.” …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Canada’s NATO delegation mocks “lost” Russian troops on Twitter
    Aug28

    Canada’s NATO delegation mocks “lost” Russian troops on Twitter

    Map delineating “Russia” and “Not Russia” created to help guide Russian troops who keep “accidentally” entering Ukraine …read more Source:...

    NATO Photos Said to Show Russian Forces in Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO Photos Said to Show Russian Forces in Ukraine

    The satellite photos, released publicly for the first time, appear to corroborate NATO assertions that Russian forces are operating in Ukraine territory. …read more Source: The New York...