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    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday
    Sep04

    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday

    At NATO’s summit meeting, President Petro O. Poroshenko said he would seek to establish “a bilateral cease-fire” on Friday between Ukraine’s armed forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine

    NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea
    Sep04

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea

    NEWPORT, Wales – Here is what NATO Secretary General NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had to say in greeting Ukraine’s president to talks with alliance officials today: “President Poroshenko, I welcome you here today at a testing time for your nation. An independent, sovereign and stable Ukraine, firming committed to democracy...

    Ukraine And Pro-Russia Rebels Agree To Friday Cease-Fire As Fighting Rages On
    Sep04

    Ukraine And Pro-Russia Rebels Agree To Friday Cease-Fire As Fighting Rages On

    Ukraine government representatives and pro-Russian rebels are expected to go along with a cease-fire agreement Friday provided planned talks go through in Minsk, Belarus, where the two sides have been negotiating for the past week, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday. Poroshenko called the cease-fire the first step in “the...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....