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    Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded
    Aug28

    Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded

    Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that “Russian forces have entered Ukraine,” as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded
    Aug28

    Ukraine president: Russian forces have invaded

    Rebels take control of key southeastern town. …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Russian rebels capture vital town in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Pro-Russian rebels capture vital town in Ukraine

    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russian Troops Capture Novoazovsk, A Key Port Town, Ukraine Claims
    Aug28

    Russian Troops Capture Novoazovsk, A Key Port Town, Ukraine Claims

    The Russian military has invaded and seized control of the strategically located Ukrainian port town of Novoazovsk, Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, or NSDC, reportedly said on Thursday. “A counter-offensive by Russian troops and separatist units is continuing in south-east Ukraine,” the council reportedly said,...

    Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country
    Aug28

    Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

    One official called the latest Russian incursion a “full-scale invasion.” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the U.N. Security Council to offer an assessment of the “sharp aggravation.”» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Rebels seem to control another key town in Ukraine
    Aug28

    Rebels seem to control another key town in Ukraine

    Apparent control of Novoazovsk adds to fears they’re trying create a land link between Russia and Crimea …read more Source:...

    Telling Crimea’s Story Through Children’s Books
    Aug28

    Telling Crimea’s Story Through Children’s Books

    Blending history, myth and geopolitics, Lily Hyde uses fairy tales to teach children and young adults about Eastern European history. To cover the current unrest, though, she’s put fiction on hold.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town
    Aug28

    Kiev: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town

    Kiev said that Russian forces have seized a key coastal town near the border with Russia, part of a wider assault that is raising fears Moscow is undertaking an outright invasion. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko set an emergency meeting to respond. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching invasion, seizing control of border towns

    Novoazovsk, which lies along the road connecting Russia to the Russia-annexed Crimean peninsula, had come under shelling for three days …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim
    Aug28

    Israelis Skeptical of PM’s Gaza Victory Claim

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Israel achieved a “great military and political” victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday. MoreIsraelis and Palestinians Ask if the Latest Fight Was Worth ItIsraeli...