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    Putin Reportedly Says Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in 2 Weeks’
    Sep02

    Putin Reportedly Says Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in 2 Weeks’

    President Vladimir Putin of Russia reportedly told a European official that he could “take Kiev in two weeks” if he wanted to, adding a new dimension to the tensions building in Ukraine as Russian for… …read more Source:...

    First MH17 Crash Report Due in Next Two Weeks: Investigators
    Sep02

    First MH17 Crash Report Due in Next Two Weeks: Investigators

    Dutch air crash investigators said Tuesday an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 in Ukraine will be released “this week or the next.” …read more Source:...

    IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue
    Sep02

    IMF warns West may need to boost $17 bn Ukraine rescue

    KIEV – The International Monetary Fund vowed on Tuesday to stand by Ukraine despite the growing likelihood that a worsening pro-Russian uprising would cripple the economy so badly that its current $17.1-billion (13.0-billion-euro) rescue will prove too small. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa
    Sep02

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa

    European military assistance to Ukraine could lead to a nuclear conflict between Russia and NATO, according to Poland’s iconic cold warrior and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa. “It could lead to a nuclear war,” the anti-Communist legend told reporters when asked whether the EU should send weapons to Ukraine to help it fight off […]...

    Asia shares mostly up, dollar approaches 105 yen
    Sep02

    Asia shares mostly up, dollar approaches 105 yen

    HONG KONG–Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday, with Tokyo gaining more than one percent as the yen sank against the dollar, while Shanghai was boosted by hopes China will introduce economy-boosting measures. With Wall Street closed for the Labor Day weekend investors were given an anemic lead from Europe, where traders were eyeing the...

    EU decision on Russia sanctions by Friday
    Sep02

    EU decision on Russia sanctions by Friday

    European Union nations will decide on new sanctions against Moscow by Friday (Sep 5), with Russian aggression towards Ukraine requiring the strongest possible response, said incoming EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine cites 15,000 Russian troops and rebels amid Putin’s ‘take Kiev’ remark
    Sep02

    Ukraine cites 15,000 Russian troops and rebels amid Putin’s ‘take Kiev’ remark

    Russia stepped up its criticism of the U.S. over Ukraine as President Barack Obama heads to eastern Europe to reassure NATO members of their security.EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vagueUkraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis‘Golden sanction’ to halt Putin in Ukraine stays elusive …read more...

    Lavrov urges US to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev
    Sep02

    Lavrov urges US to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday that it is necessary to moderate the “party of war” in Kiev and “in reality only the US can do this.” …read more Source: China...

    Lavrov urges Washington to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev
    Sep02

    Lavrov urges Washington to moderate ‘party of war’ in Kiev

    Only the United States is able ‘to moderate the party of war’ in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Funeral takes place in Malaysia for a pilot of downed MH17 flight
    Sep02

    Funeral takes place in Malaysia for a pilot of downed MH17 flight

    Malaysia mourns as MH17 victim remains arrive for burialMarch of silence one month after MH17 passengers killed in eastern UkraineFamily, friends mourn MH17 victimsMH17 probe moves to second Ukraine site as search goes on …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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