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    Russian Minister Uses Facebook To Apologize For Policies
    Aug06

    Russian Minister Uses Facebook To Apologize For Policies

    A Russian minister apologized on Facebook for what he called “stupid” government policies that diverted money away from state pension funds. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Air strikes injure 2 in east Ukraine, leave huge craters in key rebel stronghold
    Aug06

    Air strikes injure 2 in east Ukraine, leave huge craters in key rebel stronghold

    Heavily populated rebel areas have increasingly come under attack. Kyiv adamantly denies launching artillery barrage and air raids against residential. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO Says Russia Has Amassed Around 20,000 Troops On Ukraine’s Eastern Border
    Aug06

    NATO Says Russia Has Amassed Around 20,000 Troops On Ukraine’s Eastern Border

    (Reuters) – Russia has amassed around 20,000 troops on Ukraine’s eastern border and could use the excuse of an humanitarian or peacekeeping mission to send them into Ukraine, NATO said in a statement on Wednesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Adam Michnik: ‘We Must Stop Putin’
    Aug06

    Adam Michnik: ‘We Must Stop Putin’

    Former Polish dissident Adam Michnik likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions regarding Ukraine to Adolf Hitler’s annexation of the German-speaking part of Czechoslovakia in 1938. The veteran of Poland’s anticommunist opposition told RFE/RL’s Aleksei Dzikavitski in Warsaw that Europe should find ways to...

    Russia Now Has 20,000 Troops on Ukraine Border, NATO Warns
    Aug06

    Russia Now Has 20,000 Troops on Ukraine Border, NATO Warns

    Russia has built up a 20,000-man force of combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border, NATO warned Wednesday, and could use the force to stage a ground invasion. The troop presence includes tanks, infantry, artillery, air defense systems, as well as logistics troops, special forces, and various aircraft, Reuters reports....

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city
    Aug06

    Air strike injures 2 in key Ukrainian rebel city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Air strikes and artillery fire between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops in the eastern city of Donetsk have brought the violence closer than ever to the city center, as Kiev’s forces move in on the rebel stronghold. The only buildings damaged in this industrial neighborhood were a warehouse, a...

    Air strike injures 2 in key rebel stronghold in east Ukraine
    Aug06

    Air strike injures 2 in key rebel stronghold in east Ukraine

    Residents in the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say their neighborhood was hit by a government air strike overnight, bringing the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Kiev’s forces closer than ever to the city center. …read more Source: FOX...

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine
    Aug06

    Polish PM: risk grows of Russia entering Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister says he has information indicating that there is a growing threat of a “direct intervention” by Russia in Ukraine. Poland’s Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski had expressed concern Tuesday night that a renewed build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine’s border heightened...