The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Ukrainian soldier holds a gun amid violence in the Ukrainian city of Mariinka yesterday.

    Poroshenko Warns of ‘Full-Scale Invasion’

    Is Putin feeling itchy again? Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko thinks so and has told lawmakers the nation must prepare for a “full-scale invasion” by Russia. The warning comes amid the worst fighting since the February ceasefire, with 24 reportedly killed in the East. And while some skirmishes have continued since the accord, the renewed use of heavy weapons has Ukraine on alert. Moscow continues to deny any involvement, but Poroshenko wants troops to gear up and protect the entire Ukrainian border with Russia.


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