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    Moscow Strategists View World as War Theater
    Aug29

    Moscow Strategists View World as War Theater

    The thinking behind Russia’s actions in Ukraine is based on the concept of a permanent, undeclared, asymmetrical war. …read more Source:...

    Putin: Ukrainian troops can retreat
    Aug29

    Putin: Ukrainian troops can retreat

    Pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine agreed to open a humanitarian corridor for surrounded Ukrainian troops to retreat from the battlefield, Putin’s office said. …read more Source:...

    Relatives demand answers on whereabouts of Russian soldiers
    Aug29

    Relatives demand answers on whereabouts of Russian soldiers

    Relatives of Russian servicemen who they say are in Ukraine mill outside 331 Paratroopers Regiment in the Russian city of Kostroma demanding answers on their whereabouts. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership
    Aug29

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

    Arseny Yatsenyuk said Kiev was sending a bill to parliament to get the process rolling. Meanwhile, NATO held an emergency meeting to discuss further Russian incursion into Ukrainian territory.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Putin Tells Pro-Russia Rebels to Release Trapped Ukraine Troops
    Aug29

    Putin Tells Pro-Russia Rebels to Release Trapped Ukraine Troops

    MOSCOW—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. Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers accused Moscow of...

    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...

    Relatives of Russian Soldiers Captured by Ukraine Demand Answers
    Aug29

    Relatives of Russian Soldiers Captured by Ukraine Demand Answers

    About 50 women met at a military base to seek information about their loved ones, as Russians began to question the extent of their country’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes in reform plan
    Aug29

    Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes in reform plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines will slash thousands of staff, trim routes, replace its CEO and could see future stake sales to outside investors under plans announced Friday to save it from bankruptcy after two devastating disasters.State investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which has taken control of the failing flag carrier, said it...

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    
    Aug29

    Nearly 2,600 killed in east Ukraine conflict: UN    

    Kiev (AFP) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people since mid-April, the United Nations said Friday in their latest report, explaining the sharp increase by fighting in densely populated areas between Kiev’s army and pro-Russian rebels.”At least 2,593 people have been killed in Ukraine between mid-April...