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    Putin Says Russia Will Build New Strategic Nukes, Space Defenses
    Sep10

    Putin Says Russia Will Build New Strategic Nukes, Space Defenses

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin says Russia has no intention to launch a new arms race, but will respond to all security challenges. Addressing a meeting in Moscow Wednesday on weapons modernization plans, Putin said Russia will focus on developing new strategic nuclear weapons, aerospace defenses and high-precision conventional weapons. He said...

    Russia Gas Delivers to Poland Drop 24 Percent
    Sep10

    Russia Gas Delivers to Poland Drop 24 Percent

    WARSAW, Poland—Russian natural gas deliveries to Poland have dropped by some 24 percent this week, Poland’s gas monopoly said Wednesday, though the reason remained unclear. Spokesman Rafal Pazura told The Associated Press that the company, PGNiG, is asking Russian supplier Gazprom whether the drop is due to “technical or trade” issues....

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east
    Sep10

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

    Ukraine’s president promises to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source:...

    Most Russian Forces Now Out of Ukraine, Kiev Says
    Sep10

    Most Russian Forces Now Out of Ukraine, Kiev Says

    President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine said the withdrawal of Russian forces augmented the chances for a lasting cease-fire in the southeast. …read more Source: The New York...

    Photos September 10: Top images from around the world
    Sep10

    Photos September 10: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A woman (C) walks amongst US national flags erected by students and staff from Pepperdine University to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Malibu, California . The students placed some...

    Eastern Ukraine promised autonomy, not independence
    Sep10

    Eastern Ukraine promised autonomy, not independence

    Ukraine’s president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source: CTV...

    Germany’s Merkel Calls For Russian Sanctions To Be Put Into Effect
    Sep10

    Germany’s Merkel Calls For Russian Sanctions To Be Put Into Effect

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Wednesday for the European Union to put new sanctions against Russia into effect immediately because peace plans for eastern Ukraine have not yet been implemented fully. The EU has drawn up new measures against Russia over its actions in Ukraine but stopped short Monday of enforcing them right...

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east
    Sep10

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to the pro-Russian east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months.But President Petro Poroshenko said the regions would remain part of Ukraine and rejected the idea of...

    Amnesty Says Both Sides Committed War Crimes in Ukraine
    Sep10

    Amnesty Says Both Sides Committed War Crimes in Ukraine

    Amnesty International said on Wednesday it had documented evidence of war crimes by both sides in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The human rights group’s secretary-general, Salil Shetty, told a news conference in Moscow that some separatists, backed by Russian troops, and...

    Ukrainian Villages Torn Apart After MH17 Crash
    Sep10

    Ukrainian Villages Torn Apart After MH17 Crash

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came as a harbinger of misfortune for people in and around three rebel-held villages in Ukraine where the remains of the plane and its passengers landed. …read more Source: The Wall Street...