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    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine
    Aug23

    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic. “We very much condemn the violation – flagrant violation – of Ukraine’s …...

    West condemns Russia over truck convoy
    Aug23

    West condemns Russia over truck convoy

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. In another ominous turn in the crisis, NATO said it has mounting evidence that Russian forces are operating inside Ukraine and launching artillery attacks from...

    Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at Global Consumer Society
    Aug23

    Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at Global Consumer Society

    Following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ who overturned the money-changer’s table in Biblical times, Pope Francis has regularly hurled the gospel against the “idolatrous economies” of contemporary global capitalism “that sacrifice man at the feet of the idol of money.” This week in South Korea, he took aim at the...

    NATO Condemns Russian Aid Convoy’s Entrance Into Ukraine, Russia’s Artillery Use
    Aug22

    NATO Condemns Russian Aid Convoy’s Entrance Into Ukraine, Russia’s Artillery Use

    NATO, the Pentagon and Ukrainian officials have condemned a purported Russian aid convoy’s entrance into Ukraine. Part of the convoy, which Russian officials describe as humanitarian in nature, headed toward rebel-held eastern Ukraine without the approval of authorities in Kiev or the participation of the Red Cross. …read more Source:...

    Russian convoy arrives in Ukraine amid shelling reports
    Aug22

    Russian convoy arrives in Ukraine amid shelling reports

    NATO chief condemns unauthorized aid transport and accuses Moscow of shelling Ukrainian troops. …read more Source: USA...

    West Condemns Russia Over Convoy to Ukraine
    Aug22

    West Condemns Russia Over Convoy to Ukraine

    LUHANSK, Ukraine— Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a “direct invasion,” and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well. The trucks, part of a convoy of 260 vehicles, entered Ukraine...

    Russian Convoy Crosses Ukrainian Border, Prompting Outcry From West
    Aug22

    Russian Convoy Crosses Ukrainian Border, Prompting Outcry From West

    Russia has sent a large number of trucks into eastern Ukraine without the authorization of the Ukrainian government or Red Cross supervision. Moscow says the trucks are carrying aid for civilians, but the Ukrainians — together with NATO, U.S. and European leaders — say the move is a violation of Ukrainian sovereignty.» E-Mail This …read...

    Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukraine amid shelling reports
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukraine amid shelling reports

    NATO chief condemns unauthorized transport and accuses Moscow of shelling Ukrainian troops. …read more Source: USA...

    U.S. says Russia will ‘bear consequences’ for move into Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S. says Russia will ‘bear consequences’ for move into Ukraine

    The Obama administration Friday condemned the unauthorized entry of a Russian convoy into embattled eastern Ukraine, warning that the Kremlin would “bear additional consequences” for the move. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    U.S., NATO Condemn For Russian Aid Convoy Entering Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S., NATO Condemn For Russian Aid Convoy Entering Ukraine

    World leaders have condemned Russian president Vladimir Putin after a convoy of trucks carrying what Russia calls “humanitarian aid” crossed the border into Ukraine without permission from Kiev or the Red Cross (ICRC). While the Ukrainian government in Kiev calls the move a “direct invasion,” Russian authorities said they couldn’t tolerate...