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    Leaders Discuss Possible New Ukraine Summit, France Says
    Aug29

    Leaders Discuss Possible New Ukraine Summit, France Says

    The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine’s president about the conflict in the country’s east.French President Francois Hollande’s office said he, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Recruiting Problem
    Aug29

    Ukraine’s Recruiting Problem

    As violence in the east of Ukraine flares, Kiev is struggling worse than ever to meet its recruiting goals, as Defense News reports: Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense managed to recruit only about half of the 25,000 conscripts it was hoping for, according to Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Peter Mehed. The government is implementing its sixth...

    Putin’s War: Regular and Volunteer Ukrainian Troops Vie in Mariupol
    Aug29

    Putin’s War: Regular and Volunteer Ukrainian Troops Vie in Mariupol

    Members of the battle-hardened Azov battalion are feeling sidelined. …read more Source:...

    France and Germany hint at possibility for new Ukraine ceasefire conference
    Aug29

    France and Germany hint at possibility for new Ukraine ceasefire conference

    Merkel and Hollande have held several four-way conversations with Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Restoring Russian Influence in the Middle East
    Aug29

    Restoring Russian Influence in the Middle East

    Among the things both Russia and the high-level Arab leaders visiting Moscow want is developing Arab-Russian relations to overcome the barriers erected by Russian-Iranian relations and the doubts and mistrust they caused; and second, filling the void left behind by US President Barack Obama’s policies on the Arab Gulf and Egypt, which have...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back bid for new Ukraine ceasefire
    Aug29

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back bid for new Ukraine ceasefire

    Three leaders “strongly backed the call for a complete ceasefire from Sept. 1 …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Leaders discuss possible new Ukraine summit, France says
    Aug29

    Leaders discuss possible new Ukraine summit, France says

    BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine’s president about the conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: U.S....

    Leaders Discuss Possible New Ukraine Summit, France Says
    Aug29

    Leaders Discuss Possible New Ukraine Summit, France Says

    Leaders discuss possible Ukraine summit amid fresh cease-fire push, France says …read more Source: ABC...

    Leaders discuss possible Ukraine summit amid fresh cease-fire push, France says
    Aug29

    Leaders discuss possible Ukraine summit amid fresh cease-fire push, France says

    The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine’s president about the conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Ceasefire Plan For Eastern Ukraine: France
    Aug29

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Ceasefire Plan For Eastern Ukraine: France

    PARIS (Reuters) France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said after their respective leaders spoke by telephone on Saturday. Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists, in a gesture to shore up a tenuous ceasefire, agreed on Aug. 26 to strive for an end to all truce violations...