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    Putin says troops may have crossed into Ukraine during patrol
    Aug27

    Putin says troops may have crossed into Ukraine during patrol

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russian soldiers may have crossed into Ukraine during a border patrol, after Kiev claimed to have captured Moscow paratroopers on its territory. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Rebels enter Ukraine town as battle for strategic coastline heats up
    Aug27

    Rebels enter Ukraine town as battle for strategic coastline heats up

    The battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling. …read more Source: CTV...

    Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Battle for key southeast coast heats up in Ukraine

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The battle for Ukraine’s strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Canada’s NATO Delegation Just Epically Trolled Russia With This Map Of Ukraine
    Aug27

    Canada’s NATO Delegation Just Epically Trolled Russia With This Map Of Ukraine

    Canada’s delegation to NATO on Wednesday posted a helpful guide for Russian soldiers who have crossed the Ukrainian border “by accident.” On Twitter, the delegation posted a simple map of “Russia” and “Not Russia.” “Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting...

    House Of Culture Burns In Donetsk
    Aug27

    House Of Culture Burns In Donetsk

    The municipal cultural center in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk was in flames on August 27 amid continuing unrest. The cause of the blaze could not immediately be confirmed, but locals reported shelling in the separatist-held city. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Experts Positively Identify Remains of 173 MH17 Crash Victims
    Aug27

    Experts Positively Identify Remains of 173 MH17 Crash Victims

    Experts working to identify victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have gathered DNA samples from 283 people and positively identified 173. The Netherlands Forensic Institute says the DNA samples do not all correspond to a victim’s identification. Some of the samples appear to be from workers who gathered the bodies where the jet was shot...

    Optimism fades as Ukraine says Russia makes new incursion
    Aug27

    Optimism fades as Ukraine says Russia makes new incursion

    Ukraine accused Russian forces of launching a new military incursion across its border on Wednesday, a day after the leaders of both countries agreed to work towards ending a separatist war in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russian Courts Close 3 McDonald’s Branches in Moscow
    Aug27

    Russian Courts Close 3 McDonald’s Branches in Moscow

    Russian courts on Wednesday ordered the temporary closure of three McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow over breaches of sanitary rules, news agencies reported, amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine. The restaurants on Moscow’s Manezh square, under the walls of the Kremlin, at Pushkin Square and on Prospect Mira have been closed...

    Deadly Ukraine fighting rages despite ‘positive’ talks at summit
    Aug27

    Deadly Ukraine fighting rages despite ‘positive’ talks at summit

    Ukraine’s military said Wednesday that its forces killed 225 rebels and destroyed three tanks during the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Toronto...

    A Russia Problem, Not a Putin Problem
    Aug27

    A Russia Problem, Not a Putin Problem

    perspectives here. The Ukraine crisis has put an end to 25 years of U.S.-Russia relations. The swiftness with which they collapsed, and the absence of any influential forces in either country actively working for their repair, is evidence of how much pretension and frustration had infused relations in recent years. It also suggests a deep-seated...