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    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers

    MOSCOW— The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova told The Associated Press,...

    Putin: ‘I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers’
    Aug29

    Putin: ‘I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin had a message for the international community on Friday: “It’s best not to mess with us.” While speaking at a pro-Kremlin youth camp on Friday, Mr. Putin downplayed the Kremlin’s involvement in destabilizing eastern Ukraine while sending a message to Western nations that he isn’t...

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia
    Aug29

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia

    Several European Union foreign ministers have accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow should be punished with harsh additional economic sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast
    Aug29

    Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

    Captured Ukrainian border guards sit in a garage at the Novoazovsk border crossing point, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. At Novoazovsk, rebel fighters looked to be in firm control,… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port
    Aug29

    Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port

    In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?
    Aug29

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?

    Does Vladimir Putin have a master plan in Ukraine? Or is he winging it? And is the elite behind him? Listen to the latest Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace
    Aug29

    Poland Bars Russian Plane From Its Airspace

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland has prevented a plane carrying Russia’s defense minister from traveling through its airspace, leading to a complaint from Moscow. The incident comes at a time of tension between the two countries because of Russia’s support for separatists fighting in Ukraine. The Russian Tu-154 plane was carrying Defense...

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord
    Aug29

    UEFA Europa League 2014 / 2015 Draw List, Fixtures, Schedule: Inter Milan Get Saint-Etienne, Sevilla Get Feyenoord

    MONACO—Title-holder Sevilla will play another former champion in Feyenoord in the group stage of the Europa League, which now rewards the trophy winner with a Champions League place. The two teams were drawn along with Standard Liege and HNK Rijeka in the 48-team group draw Friday for UEFA’s second-tier competition. Inter Milan, also a...

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Pro-Russia Separatists in Control of Coastal Town
    Aug29

    Pro-Russia Separatists in Control of Coastal Town

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine— Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia. Associated Press reporters saw at least a half-dozen tanks in the town of about 12,000 people, bearing the flags of...