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    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson
    Aug29

    Canada Trolls Russia on Twitter With Sardonic Geography Lesson

    “Geography can be tough.” Canada’s NATO delegation posted a cheeky lesson on what is — and isn’t — Russian land in a tweet on Wednesday. Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http://t.co/RF3H4IXGSp— Canada at NATO (@CanadaNATO) August 27,...

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov
    Aug29

    Russia Shuts McDonald’s Restaurants in Sochi, Serpukhov

    McDonald’s has temporary closed three more restaurants in Russia following inspections by Russia’s food safety agency. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion
    Aug29

    Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council has ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription in response to what seems to be a full-scale Russian invasion of the country. The draft, affecting able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 25, is the latest indication that the Ukrainian conflict is rapidly...

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?
    Aug29

    Putin’s Plan? Or Kremlin Chaos?

    Do Russia’s latest maneuvers on Ukraine represent a master plan for the Ukraine conflict? Or an increasingly erratic Kremlin? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM
    Aug29

    Ukraine will begin working towards NATO membership: PM

    The prime minister added that the basic aim of Ukrainian foreign policy remained to become a member of the European Union …read more Source: The Globe and...

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians
    Aug29

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians

    Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday. …read more Source: Miami...

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia
    Aug29

    EU foreign ministers weigh Ukraine policy amid calls for tougher sanctions against Russia

    European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine

    Addressing the rebels directly, the Russian president also asked that a humanitarian corridor be opened to allow encircled Ukrainian troops to retreat. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ruble Hits New Low
    Aug29

    Ruble Hits New Low

    The Russian ruble hit its all-time low as geopolitical conflict in eastern Ukraine intensified with an alleged participation of Russian troops. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Aug29

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    It’s Friday! Here’s what people will be talking about. 1. NATO is holding an emergency meeting on Friday over the crisis in eastern Ukraine, estimating that more 1,000 Russian soldiers have invaded the region. 2. Russian president Vladamir Putin praised the success of pro-Russian separatists fighting in Ukraine, while asking for the...