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    The cheerful gulag survivor: Alexander Topolski, 1923-2014
    Aug22

    The cheerful gulag survivor: Alexander Topolski, 1923-2014

    When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Alexander Topolski was just like a lot of 16-year-olds eager to lie about their age and sign up to fight the Nazis. But unlike most war veterans in Canada today, he didn’t join the Canadian Army or the Royal Air Force. Topolski (known in those days by his first name, Boguslaw) lived in eastern Poland....

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops
    Aug22

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops

    NATO chief condemns Russia’s sending of unauthorized aid convoy into Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    UEFA sanction Russia over Crimea
    Aug22

    UEFA sanction Russia over Crimea

    UEFA will not recognize any Russian soccer matches involving teams from the disputed region of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    NATO Calls Russian Convoy ‘Violation of Ukraine’s Sovereignty’
    Aug22

    NATO Calls Russian Convoy ‘Violation of Ukraine’s Sovereignty’

    BRUSSELS— NATO’s secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a “so-called humanitarian convoy” into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government. Anders Fogh Rasmussen called Russia’s unilateral decision to send more than 130 trucks filled with what it called humanitarian aid into rebel-held areas ” a blatant...

    Pentagon Strongly Condemns Russian Convoy’s Entrance Into Ukraine
    Aug22

    Pentagon Strongly Condemns Russian Convoy’s Entrance Into Ukraine

    The Pentagon condemned on Friday (August 22) the movement of a Russian convoy across Ukraine’s border, calling it “a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said the U.S. is very concerned by the movement and “any actions that Russian forces take...

    BREMMER: Putin Just Called Ukraine’s Bluff
    Aug22

    BREMMER: Putin Just Called Ukraine’s Bluff

    By pushing an “aid” convoy across the border without the consent of Ukrainian authorities, Russian President Vladimir Putin has called Ukraine’s and the West’s bluff, Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer said. NATO harshly condemned the aid convoy’s unauthorized entry into Ukraine, and it said for the first time that...

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops
    Aug22

    NATO: Russian-manned units shelling Ukrainian troops

    NATO chief condemns Russia’s sending of unauthorized aid convoy into Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    US, EU, NATO Condemn Russian Aid Convoy Move
    Aug22

    US, EU, NATO Condemn Russian Aid Convoy Move

    LUHANSK, Ukraine—Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion” that aimed to provoke an international incident. Russia said it had lost patience with Ukraine’s stalling tactics and...

    U.S. Urges Russia To Withdraw Convoy From Ukraine
    Aug22

    U.S. Urges Russia To Withdraw Convoy From Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) – The United States is very concerned about the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine in violation of its territorial integrity and is calling on Moscow to withdraw its equipment and personnel immediately, the Pentagon said on Friday. “This is a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...

    Merkel slams Russia over Ukraine convoy
    Aug22

    Merkel slams Russia over Ukraine convoy

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev’s permission. …read more Source: Miami...