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    NATO Military Officer: More Than 1,000 Russian Troops Operating Inside Ukraine
    Aug28

    NATO Military Officer: More Than 1,000 Russian Troops Operating Inside Ukraine

    MONS, Belgium, Aug 28 (Reuters) – NATO believes well over 1,000 Russian troops are operating inside Ukraine, a NATO military officer said on Thursday. The officer, briefing reporters on condition of anonymity, referred to the Russian actions as “incursions” rather than an invasion. “We assess well over 1,000 Russian troops...

    BREMMER: Putin Has Now Cornered Ukraine And Its President
    Aug28

    BREMMER: Putin Has Now Cornered Ukraine And Its President

    Ukraine’s government is in a perilous position after Russian troops’ advances into southeastern regions in the country, and it’s likely the country will have to accept a ceasefire that hands over large swaths of territory to pro-Russian separatists. Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer, the president of Eurasia Group, told Business...

    Families Of Detained Russian Soldiers Plead For Information
    Aug28

    Families Of Detained Russian Soldiers Plead For Information

    Ukraine’s security services are reported to be holding 10 Russian paratroopers who were captured on Ukrainian territory in recent days. The soldiers, all from a unit based in Kostroma, Russia, have said in filmed statements that they did not know they were being sent into Ukraine. RFE/RL’s Russian Service spoke to the soldiers’...

    Finland Suspects Russia Breached Airspace for 3rd Time in Week
    Aug28

    Finland Suspects Russia Breached Airspace for 3rd Time in Week

    Finland’s Defense Ministry said it suspected a Russian aircraft entered its airspace without permission on Thursday, in third such violation in the past week. The Finnish border guard was examining the data for possible violations, the ministry said, without giving further details. The ministry said the plane was state aircraft, a term...

    Ukraine Leader Accuses Russia as ‘15,000 Russian Soldiers Join Separatists’
    Aug28

    Ukraine Leader Accuses Russia as ‘15,000 Russian Soldiers Join Separatists’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Russian forces had been deployed in Ukrainian territory amid claims that around 15,000 Russian soldiers have been sent to the Donetsk region. Poroshenko cancelled a visit to Turkey and called an urgent meeting of the Ukrainian Defence and Security Council over what he called the “rapidly...

    Polish PM Tusk Favorite for Top EU Job
    Aug28

    Polish PM Tusk Favorite for Top EU Job

    Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has emerged as clear favorite for the key post of president of the European Council when EU leaders meet for a special summit on Saturday, several sources familiar with the selection process said. If confirmed, his appointment to chair and steer policymaking meetings of EU leaders, would be a victory for the 10...

    Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine
    Aug28

    Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” the country’s president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment. President Petro Poroshenko summoned the council as the...

    U.S. Stock Futures Head Down
    Aug28

    U.S. Stock Futures Head Down

    U.S. stock futures ticked lower amid fresh concerns about tension on the Russia-Ukraine border and ahead of a full slate of U.S. economic reports. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    President: Russian forces have entered Ukraine
    Aug28

    President: Russian forces have entered Ukraine

    “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” the country’s president declared Thursday, cancelling a foreign trip and calling an emergency meeting of his security council. Reports from analysts to separatist rebels to NATO and U.S. officials backed up that assessment. …read more Source: CTV...

    JPMorgan Confirms It’s Looking Into Possible Hack
    Aug28

    JPMorgan Confirms It’s Looking Into Possible Hack

    JPMorgan Chase has confirmed it’s investigating a possible cyberattack earlier this month, Reuters reports. “The bank is taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive or confidential information, though it not seeing unusual fraud activity at this time,” company spokeswoman Trish Wexler told the website. On Wednesday, Bloomberg...