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    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of thousands of lives. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    Canadian frigate joins military exercise in Black Sea
    Sep04

    Canadian frigate joins military exercise in Black Sea

    Operation brings Canada closer to the conflict between Moscow and Kiev, and is certain to escalate tensions with Russia …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine or No Warship, France Tells Russia
    Sep04

    Ceasefire in Ukraine or No Warship, France Tells Russia

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a ceasefire and a political settlement in Ukraine were conditions for France to deliver a warship it has built for Russia. Hollande told reporters on the sidelines of a NATO summit that the contract to supply two Mistral-class helicopter carriers was neither...

    Crises in Ukraine, Iraq hang over NATO summit
    Sep04

    Crises in Ukraine, Iraq hang over NATO summit

    NATO leaders area facing what’s being described as the toughest summit since the cold war, as allied leaders tackle the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by Islamic State. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Letter: What does the West really want?
    Sep04

    Letter: What does the West really want?

    Unquestionably, the regular reader is finding it difficult to keep pace with Russian-inspired events in Ukraine. The annexation of Crimea by the “little green men” followed by the recent convoy invasion (mostly unsanctioned by the Red Cross and more threatened) is showing Russia at its worst. Victimized by the West, according to itself and some...

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’

    MoreISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on BritainBiden Says U.S. Will Follow ISIS ‘to the Gates of Hell’Republicans Use ISIS for Campaign Fodder as Midterm Elections LoomThe United States and Britain will “not be cowed” by Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria who have killed two American journalists, the leaders of both nations said Thursday....

    Obama and Cameron: U.S. and U.K. Won’t Be Threatened by ‘Barbaric Killers’ as NATO Talks Begin in Wales
    Sep04

    Obama and Cameron: U.S. and U.K. Won’t Be Threatened by ‘Barbaric Killers’ as NATO Talks Begin in Wales

    NATO officials directly accused Russia of attacking Ukraine on Thursday at the start of the two-day NATO summit in Wales, which looks set to be dominated by two international crises. Instability in Ukraine and the increasing threat from Islamic State (IS), the militant Islamist group formerly known as ISIS, were both addressed in a joint op-ed...

    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire
    Sep04

    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire

    Concerns grow that rebels are aiming to seize major port; Ukrainian president says he’s ready to order cease-fire if peace deal is signed …read more Source:...

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

    Russia is promoting a huge resettlement program to encourage refugees to put down roots in far-flung cities across Russia. …read more Source: The New York...