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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug28

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will be talking about Thursday: 1. The conflict in eastern Ukraine is heating up with new reports that pro-Russian rebels are moving into the southeastern Ukrainian town of Novoazovsk. Two seperate militia members told Reuters that military equipment is also being sent across the border. 2. Australian...

    Russian forces back Ukraine separatists
    Aug28

    Russian forces back Ukraine separatists

    Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, battled government forces on two fronts Thursday, a Ukrainian military official said. …read more Source:...

    UK Institute Says There Is Proof Russia Is Sending Battle Tanks Into Eastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    UK Institute Says There Is Proof Russia Is Sending Battle Tanks Into Eastern Ukraine

    A London-based institute has claimed that it has identified Russian battle tanks inside eastern Ukraine, adding that the only way they would have made it across the Ukrainian border is if they were procured from the Russian army by pro-Moscow rebels. Russia has consistently denied supplying arms and military equipment to the region’s...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Territorial Incursions
    Aug28

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Territorial Incursions

    Ukraine has accused Russia of a new military incursion into its territory, hours after the presidents of both countries agreed to work toward ending a pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. Kyiv says Russian soldiers in military vehicles crossed the border into eastern Ukraine Wednesday, near the place where Ukraine detained a group of Russian...

    Russia opening new, third front in eastern Ukraine war
    Aug28

    Russia opening new, third front in eastern Ukraine war

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Determined to preserve the pro-Russian revolt in eastern Ukraine, Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion Wednesday, sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up
    Aug28

    Battle for Ukraine’s southeast coast heats up

    Novoazovsk, Ukraine — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are seeking to...

    Breakthrough Hopes Dented as Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion
    Aug28

    Breakthrough Hopes Dented as Ukraine Accuses Russia of New Incursion

    Fire consumes the house of culture in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold, Donetsk, after shelling in the area. Some fled the scene…others surveyed the damage. Locals say at least one person was killed and several others wounded. This, as Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border; the latest...

    Breakthrough hopes dashed in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Breakthrough hopes dashed in Ukraine

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border, as hopes quickly fade that talks between their two presidents might mark a turning point in a five-month-old crisis. Video provided by Reute …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on Putin
    Aug28

    Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on Putin

    The frantic appeal to the Russian President came on Wednesday from a cramped and cluttered office in the city of Kostroma, about 200 miles northeast of Moscow, where the relatives of Russian prisoners of war had gathered to wait for news of their sons and husbands. Olga Pochtoeva, the mother of one of the Russian soldiers recently captured in...

    Rebels enter southeastern town as battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heats up
    Aug28

    Rebels enter southeastern town as battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heats up

    By Peter Leonard NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops. The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are...