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    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town
    Aug28

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town

    Kiev said that Russian forces have seized a key coastal town near the border with Russia, part of a wider assault that is raising fears Moscow is undertaking an outright invasion. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko set an emergency meeting to respond. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president
    Aug28

    Russian troops enter Ukraine, says Ukrainian president

    The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday and Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns

    Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under shelling for three days …read more Source: The Globe and...

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State
    Aug28

    France rules out cooperation with Assad against Islamic State

    Paris (AFP) – France’s president on Thursday rejected any cooperation with Bashar al-Assad whom he accused of being a “de-facto ally” of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a “humanitarian and military” response to the threat.Speaking at an annual Paris gathering of ambassadors from around the...

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Aug28

    West Pressures Russia To Explain Military ‘Intervention’ In Ukraine

    The West is increasing its pressure on Moscow to explain what U.S. officials have described as a direct intervention by the Russian military in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    The town is on a road connecting Crimea and Russia. …read more Source: USA...

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Southeast Ukraine Town
    Aug28

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Southeast Ukraine Town

    Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday. A military source said the separatist forces had also taken Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of Donetsk which gives strategic command over large areas of the territory. The sudden reverses for the...

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning
    Aug28

    There’s A Bunch Of Bad News This Morning

    Good morning, there’s a bunch of bad news! Here’s a really quick skim: Ukraine’s Prime Minister says that Russian troops have about that here.Join the conversation about this story » …read more Source: Business...

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukrainian town now firmly under rebel control

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE
    Aug28

    UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT: RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE ADVANCING IN UKRAINE

    Russian troops fighting on the side of separatists in Ukraine are advancing in the southeast region of the country, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday. “I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic of Turkey due to sharp aggravation of the situation in Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and...