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    Ukraine Conflict Begins to Stunt Growth in Germany
    Sep04

    Ukraine Conflict Begins to Stunt Growth in Germany

    Evidence is mounting that the Ukraine conflict has unsettled German businesses and consumers enough to stunt the growth of Europe’s largest economy, complicating the Continent’s fragile recovery from the eurozone crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    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’s UN ambassador says convoy of Russian armored vehicles has moved toward key port
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says convoy of Russian armored vehicles has moved toward key port

    Ukraine’s U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Said To Be Creating Citizen Patrols To Prevent Another ‘Maidan’
    Sep04

    Russia Said To Be Creating Citizen Patrols To Prevent Another ‘Maidan’

    Russian media say so-called “anti-Maidan” volunteer groups are being formed in Russian regions to help authorities prevent any attempt by the opposition to destabilize the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama meets Ukraine leader in show of solidarity
    Sep04

    Obama meets Ukraine leader in show of solidarity

    Show of support comes as Russia warns alliance against offering any kind of membership to Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels say they are ready for cease-fire
    Sep04

    Ukraine, rebels say they are ready for cease-fire

    Unmarked military vehicles burn on a country road in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatis… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue
    Sep04

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue

    This just in… Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, will be leading what he calls a “very large” delegation to Washington next week, ostensibly to lobby against the nuclear deal being envisioned with Iran. As Laura Rozen pointed out to me — and as Haaretz explains — Steinitz’s mission is...

    NATO Chief: Alliance Would Consider Intervention in Iraq
    Sep04

    NATO Chief: Alliance Would Consider Intervention in Iraq

    NATO Secretary-General Andesr Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday that the alliance would consider containing Islamist militants in Iraq if the Iraqi government requested NATO’s help. “I’m sure that if the Iraqi government were to forward a request for NATO assistance, that would be considered seriously by NATO allies,” Rasmussen said on...

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod
    Sep04

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod

    President Vladimir Putin says peace could come as early as Friday if Ukraine agrees to a deal that’s in the works and that’s “very close” to reaching consensus, he said. Mr. Putin said on the heels of a telephone call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that the two shared similar … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders

    Ukraine’s president received a show of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday as a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting the country’s east where pro-Russia rebels have been gaining the upper hand against Ukrainian troops. The West has backed Kyiv with words and imposed economic sanctions against Moscow, but...