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    Ukrainian Sergeant: ‘This Is Now A War With Russia’
    Aug27

    Ukrainian Sergeant: ‘This Is Now A War With Russia’

    Ukraine and Western officials on Wednesday warned that Russian forces are opening up another, major front in the war, according to The New York Times. “This is what happened: they crossed the border, took up positions and started shooting,” Sgt. Aleksei Panko after telling the Times that about 60 armored vehicles crossed the border near the...

    Russian armor attacking Ukrainian towns on new front, Kiev says
    Aug27

    Russian armor attacking Ukrainian towns on new front, Kiev says

    Russian armored vehicles have thundered into southern Ukraine and fired on the strategic town of Novoazovsk as the 5-month-old separatist battle broke open a new front, officials in Kiev said Wednesday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin’s Cherished Deniability Is Shattered
    Aug27

    Putin’s Cherished Deniability Is Shattered

    Russian paratroopers are now fighting, and dying, in Ukraine. So are Putin’s attempts to deny Russia’s direct involvement in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East
    Aug27

    Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Tanks, artillery and infantry have crossed from Russia into an unbreached part of eastern Ukraine in recent days, attacking Ukrainian forces and causing panic and wholesale retreat not only in this small border town but a wide swath of territory, in what Ukrainian and Western military officials are calling a stealth...

    Ukraine Says Russian Troops Are Behind Rebel Counteroffensive
    Aug27

    Ukraine Says Russian Troops Are Behind Rebel Counteroffensive

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border on Wednesday, as hopes quickly faded that Tuesday’s talks between their two presidents might mark a turning point in a five-month-old crisis. Accusations of direct Russian support for pro-Russian separatists in...

    Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East
    Aug27

    Ukraine Says Russian Forces Lead Major New Offensive in East

    Tanks, artillery and infantry have crossed from Russia into an unbreached part of eastern Ukraine in recent days, in what Ukrainian and Western military officials are calling a stealth invasion. …read more Source: The New York...

    Glavin: What’s so wrong with involving diasporas in foreign policy?
    Aug27

    Glavin: What’s so wrong with involving diasporas in foreign policy?

    Let’s say that the critics are right, that the Conservatives are indeed running this country’s foreign policy in ways that are most sedulously attentive to the sensitivities of Canada’s diverse and sundry ethnic and immigrant communities. Let’s say that the potential votes of 1.3 million Ukrainian-Canadians has been the...

    Russian Courts Close McDonald’s Outlets
    Aug27

    Russian Courts Close McDonald’s Outlets

    Russian courts have backed the consumer regulator’s decision to close several McDonald’s Corp. outlets in the country amid heightening tensions with the West over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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...