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    Russian Incursion Continues In Ukraine
    Aug30

    Russian Incursion Continues In Ukraine

    Latest news from Novoazovsk, Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces are defending the port city from what they say is a Russian invasion. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson from Novoazovsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia

    A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down
    Aug30

    Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against separatists said the Su-25 was hit on Friday, and that the pilot ejected and was uninjured....

    EU to Toughen Sanctions, Barroso Says
    Aug30

    EU to Toughen Sanctions, Barroso Says

    European Union leaders will agree to new sanctions on Russia, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said, following what he called “the further destabilization” of Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine
    Aug30

    Hollande says EU sanctions on Russia to be increased over Ukraine

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that EU leaders meeting in Brussels were likely to boost sanctions on Russia over the escalating Ukraine conflict.”Sanctions will be no doubt increased and the (European) Commission will have to work on” implementing this, Hollande told reporters after a meeting of...

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

    EU sanctions would aim at inflicting more economic pain in hopes of changing what is viewed as Russian meddling in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
    Aug30

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down by Russian missile KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine claims fighter jet shot down as new EU sanctions loom for Russia
    Aug30

    Ukraine claims fighter jet shot down as new EU sanctions loom for Russia

    Intense fighting between Pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops continued Saturday as EU leaders were set to meet to discuss further economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School
    Aug30

    For Displaced Ukrainians, A Troubled Return To School

    As children across the world prepare to head back to school, those displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine are bracing for their first day of school — far away from home. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why the U.S. avoids calling Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’
    Aug30

    Why the U.S. avoids calling Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’

    U.S. President Barack Obama treaded carefully when asked whether Russia’s recent actions in Ukraine should be considered an invasion, an indication of how the White House continues to judiciously avoid the use of the word fearing its geo-political ramifications. …read more Source:...