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    Families Of Detained Russian Soldiers Plead For Information
    Aug28

    Families Of Detained Russian Soldiers Plead For Information

    Ukraine’s security services are reported to be holding 10 Russian paratroopers who were captured on Ukrainian territory in recent days. The soldiers, all from a unit based in Kostroma, Russia, have said in filmed statements that they did not know they were being sent into Ukraine. RFE/RL’s Russian Service spoke to the soldiers’...

    Finland Suspects Russia Breached Airspace for 3rd Time in Week
    Aug28

    Finland Suspects Russia Breached Airspace for 3rd Time in Week

    Finland’s Defense Ministry said it suspected a Russian aircraft entered its airspace without permission on Thursday, in third such violation in the past week. The Finnish border guard was examining the data for possible violations, the ministry said, without giving further details. The ministry said the plane was state aircraft, a term...

    Ukraine Leader Accuses Russia as ‘15,000 Russian Soldiers Join Separatists’
    Aug28

    Ukraine Leader Accuses Russia as ‘15,000 Russian Soldiers Join Separatists’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Russian forces had been deployed in Ukrainian territory amid claims that around 15,000 Russian soldiers have been sent to the Donetsk region. Poroshenko cancelled a visit to Turkey and called an urgent meeting of the Ukrainian Defence and Security Council over what he called the “rapidly...

    Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine
    Aug28

    Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” the country’s president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment. President Petro Poroshenko summoned the council as the...

    Polish PM Tusk Favorite for Top EU Job
    Aug28

    Polish PM Tusk Favorite for Top EU Job

    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has emerged as clear favorite for the key post of president of the European Council when EU leaders meet for a special summit on Saturday, several sources familiar with the selection process said. If confirmed, his appointment to chair and steer policymaking meetings of EU leaders, would be a victory for the 10...

    U.S. Stock Futures Head Down
    Aug28

    U.S. Stock Futures Head Down

    U.S. stock futures ticked lower amid fresh concerns about tension on the Russia-Ukraine border and ahead of a full slate of U.S. economic reports. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    President: Russian forces have entered Ukraine
    Aug28

    President: Russian forces have entered Ukraine

    “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” the country’s president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment. …read more Source: CTV...

    JPMorgan Confirms It’s Looking Into Possible Hack
    Aug28

    JPMorgan Confirms It’s Looking Into Possible Hack

    JPMorgan Chase has confirmed it’s investigating a possible cyberattack earlier this month, Reuters reports. “The bank is taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive or confidential information, though it not seeing unusual fraud activity at this time,” company spokeswoman Trish Wexler told the website. On Wednesday, Bloomberg...

    Ukraine’s President Says Russian Forces Have Been ‘Brought Into Ukraine’
    Aug28

    Ukraine’s President Says Russian Forces Have Been ‘Brought Into Ukraine’

    By Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice KIEV, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Russian forces and entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east and threatened other areas. He said he was canceling a trip to Turkey...

    World War 3 Coming? ‘Russian Forces Have Entered Ukraine’ Says President Petro Poroshenko
    Aug28

    World War 3 Coming? ‘Russian Forces Have Entered Ukraine’ Says President Petro Poroshenko

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. President Petro Poroshenko summoned the council as the strategic...