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    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east
    Sep03

    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east

    KIEV, Ukraine — A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine, calling on the Russian-backed insurgents there to “stop advancing” and urging Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region.Hours earlier, Ukraine had issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on...

    Obama sends message to Russia with visit to Estonia
    Sep03

    Obama sends message to Russia with visit to Estonia

    Standing on Russia’s doorstep in the nation of Estonia, President Obama on Wednesday derided Russia’s “brazen assault” on Ukraine and pledged that the U.S. would defend any NATO ally facing a similar threat. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit
    Sep03

    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit

    The key points in Putin’s seven-step plan include a halt in the rapid rebel advance in exchange for Ukrainian units pulling back out of shelling range of rebel-held cities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia
    Sep03

    LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia

    Obama said NATO and the democratic values that the alliance stands for are facing “a moment of testing,” with Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. Ultimately, however, Obama said, “Democracy will win.”» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    KIEV, Ukraine— Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Ukraine issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on cease-fire steps for eastern Ukraine. The...

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’
    Sep03

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’

    David Cameron has warned that the mistakes made in appeasing Adolf Hitler during the 1930s must not be repeated in the treatment of Vladimir Putin. Speaking behind closed doors at an EU summit in Brussels, the prime minster warned European leaders that Putin must be prevented from seizing all of the Ukraine to avoid the situation that led to the...

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia
    Sep03

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

    Autonomy for the Donbass region would allow the rest of Ukraine to look West. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Putin urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”
    Sep03

    Putin urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people and forced over 340,000 to flee their homes, according to the U.N. …read more Source:...

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved
    Sep03

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military official says the bodies of 87 soldiers killed while fighting Russian-backed rebels have been evacuated from southeastern Ukraine.Mykhailo Logvinov, a military official in the southeastern region of Zaporizhye, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying Wednesday that the bodies have been delivered to...