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    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...

    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:...

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe
    Aug28

    There’s Just No End To The Bad Economic Data Out Of Europe

    The bad news out of Europe just doesn’t seem to end. Earlier today, we learned that the number people unemployed in Germany unexpectedly climbed by 2,000 in August. Economists were expecting this number to decline by 5,000. The unemployment rate in Europe’s largest economy held at 6.7%. The eurozone’s consumer confidence index...

    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...

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control
    Aug28

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    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: CTV...

    Washington and Kiev Say Moscow Is Sending Heavily Armed Troops Into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Washington and Kiev Say Moscow Is Sending Heavily Armed Troops Into Ukraine

    Ukrainian and U.S. officials accused Moscow of sending heavily armed columns across the border into Ukraine on Wednesday — a move that Washington says is likely part of a “Russian-directed counteroffensive” against Kiev. MoreRussian Soldiers in Ukraine Put Pressure on PutinDropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s BudgetToo Young to Shoot? Why...

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Novoazovsk In Southeastern Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Novoazovsk In Southeastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Aug 28 (Reuters) – 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...

    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs
    Aug28

    EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

    EU leaders meet on Saturday to divide top jobs for the next half decade, and after years of paying lip service to increasing equality between the sexes, the problem of inequality is still plain for all to see at these meetings — where are the women? “If you look at the family picture of these European summits for the past few years, there...

    Pro-Russian rebels target strategic Ukrainian port city
    Aug28

    Pro-Russian rebels target strategic Ukrainian port city

    Pro-Moscow rebel forces in Ukraine on Thursday gained a foothold on the Azov Sea and their objective is to fight their way down the coast to the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, the leader of the main separatist entity told Reuters. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebel leader reportedly admits thousands of Russians fighting with separatists
    Aug28

    Ukraine rebel leader reportedly admits thousands of Russians fighting with separatists

    A leader of pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has reportedly admitted that thousands of Russians have been fighting alongside his troops. …read more Source: FOX...