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    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
    Aug29

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    While Merkel’s measured approach has helped the perception that she is steering the country deftly through chaotic times, she also benefits from the fact that Germany is not in as vulnerable a position as others, especially Eastern European countries. If Russian President Vladimir Putin stopped gas flows from Russia completely — something...

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians
    Aug29

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM

    The prime minister added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union …read more Source: The Globe and...

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians
    Aug29

    UN human rights office says pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine military targeting civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong
    Aug29

    German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

    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: Miami...

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson
    Aug29

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson

    “Geography can be tough.” Canada’s NATO delegation posted a cheeky lesson on what is — and isn’t — Russian land in a tweet on Wednesday. Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http://t.co/RF3H4IXGSp— Canada at NATO (@CanadaNATO) August 27,...

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 
    Aug29

    Arm Ukraine If You’re Ready to Fight for It 

    NATO should only consider arming Ukraine if the U.S., Germany and their allies are willing to fight Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong
    Aug29

    German fears of economic impact of Ukraine crisis growing, but Merkel’s support strong

    Ordinary Germans are spooked about the future. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion
    Aug29

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council has ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription in response to what seems to be a full-scale Russian invasion of the country. The draft, affecting able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 25, is the latest indication that the Ukrainian conflict is rapidly...

    Putin hails Ukraine separatists as NATO holds crisis talks
    Aug29

    Putin hails Ukraine separatists as NATO holds crisis talks

    Kiev (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed the advances of pro-Kremlin fighters in eastern Ukraine as Western alarm spiralled over what Kiev has branded a Russian invasion.NATO ambassadors were holding a crisis meeting after the alliance said Russia had at least 1,000 troops fighting to support a lightning rebel...