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    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit
    Sep04

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined Russia’s opposition to Ukraine joining NATO as the alliance gathered for a summit on Thursday and warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic. …read more Source:...

    Separatists Take Village Near Luhansk
    Sep04

    Separatists Take Village Near Luhansk

    After a week of intense fighting, Ukraine’s National Guard ceded the village of Novosvitlivka, near Luhansk, to pro-Russian separatist forces. Video shot on Septermber 3 by RFE/RL correspondent Andrei Babitsky shows remains of Ukrainian armored vehicles scattered around the village and a school destroyed by artillery fire. (RFE/RL’s...

    Dnipropetrovsk Mourns Soldiers Killed At Ilovaysk
    Sep04

    Dnipropetrovsk Mourns Soldiers Killed At Ilovaysk

    Mourners gathered in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk on September 3 to commemorate soldiers of the Dnipro volunteer battalion who were killed in August battling pro-Russian separatists in Ilovaysk, a town near Donetsk in the country’s east. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’
    Sep04

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’

    Frankfurt (AFP) – German industrial orders, a key measure of demand for German-made goods both at home and abroad, jumped in July, suggesting the fallout from the Ukraine crisis remains limited for now, data showed on Thursday.Factory orders were up 4.6 percent in July compared with the level in June, the statistics office Destatis said in...

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Opens Summit With Emphasis On Ukraine Situation
    Sep04

    NATO Opens Summit With Emphasis On Ukraine Situation

    NATO in beginning a two-day summit in Wales that is expected to focus on the problems in eastern Ukraine and approve a plan to bolster NATO’s presence along the alliance’s eastern borders. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan
    Sep04

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan

    Residents in this area of Donetsk, in eastern Ukrainian, flee into their basements, to escape the artillery shelling above. Donetsk is a stronghold of pro-Russian separatists and their battles with nearby government forces are said to be raging. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a seven-step roadmap for ending the violence. Among...

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron co-authored an op-ed published in The Times on Thursday (behind a paywall) outlining the worldwide threat posed by extremists, like those responsible for the deaths of two American journalists, and the importance of strengthening relationships among NATO countries. Meanwhile, the...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russian FM: Ukraine Should Heed Putin’s Cease-fire Plan
    Sep04

    Russian FM: Ukraine Should Heed Putin’s Cease-fire Plan

    Russia says it is ready to take practical steps to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine in line with a cease-fire plan outlined by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia hopes the plan will be heeded in Ukraine and in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Luhansk and Donetsk. He said Russia is ready to take...