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    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine
    Aug28

    Canada assails Russia for ‘invasion’ of Ukraine

    Canada has condemned what it says is an “invasion of eastern Ukraine” by Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation, and says NATO leaders gathering next week will discuss how to ratchet up their response to the escalating crisis. But the federal government did not indicate what further measures it plans beyond sanctions already in place....

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine
    Aug28

    “Significant escalation”: Russian tanks enter Ukraine

    Official says missiles were fired at a border post; NATO releases satellite imagery showing Russian combat troops inside Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm
    Aug28

    Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

    Ukrainian forces guard a checkpoint in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?
    Aug28

    Drudge Report Focus: Russian Troops Take Over Ukraine Town?

    The Drudge Report’s focus for the day was several articles that report on Russian troops taking over areas in Ukraine. According to the Washington Post, two Russian “armored columns” took over a town near the Russian border in Ukraine. Ukrainian forces who were defending the town were forced to retreat, a spokesperson with Ukraine’s...

    Russian troops cross into Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian troops cross into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON—Russian troops crossed into Ukraine on Thursday in what Ukraine’s president warned was a “marked aggravation of the situation.” …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russian Tank Columns, Troops Confirmed Invading Ukraine
    Aug28

    Russian Tank Columns, Troops Confirmed Invading Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine—Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. Echoing the comments by Ukraine’s Col. Andriy Lysenko, a top NATO official said at least...

    Canada’s NATO delegation mocks “lost” Russian troops on Twitter
    Aug28

    Canada’s NATO delegation mocks “lost” Russian troops on Twitter

    Map delineating “Russia” and “Not Russia” created to help guide Russian troops who keep “accidentally” entering Ukraine …read more Source:...

    NATO Photos Said to Show Russian Forces in Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO Photos Said to Show Russian Forces in Ukraine

    The satellite photos, released publicly for the first time, appear to corroborate NATO assertions that Russian forces are operating in Ukraine territory. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fighting On The Streets Of Donetsk
    Aug28

    Fighting On The Streets Of Donetsk

    RFE/RL’s Andrei Babitsky is in Donetsk and has sent this footage of fierce fighting on the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city this afternoon. (WARNING: Graphic content, including footage of dead bodies) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armoured Column Seen in South Russia Near Border With Ukraine
    Aug28

    Armoured Column Seen in South Russia Near Border With Ukraine

    A Reuters reporter saw on Thursday a column of armoured vehicles and dust-covered troops, one of them with an injured face, driving through the Russian steppe just across the border from a part of Ukraine which Kiev says is occupied by Russian troops. None of the men or vehicles had standard military identification marks, but the reporter saw a...