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    EU’s New Leadership May Surprise on Upside
    Sep02

    EU’s New Leadership May Surprise on Upside

    At first sight, the European Union’s new leadership team looks like a missed opportunity. Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini seem a less than ideal crew to tackle the EU’s biggest challenges – dynamizing a stagnant economy, standing up to Russia over Ukraine and preventing Britain from drifting away from...

    Podcast: The New NATO
    Sep02

    Podcast: The New NATO

    What can we expect in the upcoming NATO Summit? Listen to a special edition of the Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO’s Answer to Putin’s Aggression
    Sep02

    NATO’s Answer to Putin’s Aggression

    Western leaders insist there is no military solution for Ukraine, but there can be one for Russia, which will test NATO further if the alliance doesn’t plan for a defensive war in the Baltics. …read more Source:...

    Raw: Deadly ambush on Ukrainian military
    Sep02

    Raw: Deadly ambush on Ukrainian military

    Dozens of mangled Ukrainian military vehicles littered a road out of Ilovaysk where retreating pro-government fighters were caught in a rebel ambush as they retreated, leading to heavy losses. (Sept. 2) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough
    Sep02

    Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough

    NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine — The Ukrainian solders were an easy target as they launched a desperate run to safety. Pounded by a gauntlet of rocket shells, blown up in their vehicles, they died by the dozens.In fields around the eastern Ukrainian village of Novokaterynivka, more than thirty army vehicles lay charred and pulverized into twisted piles...

    IMF: Ukraine May Need $19B More in Aid if Conflict Continues
    Sep02

    IMF: Ukraine May Need $19B More in Aid if Conflict Continues

    Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion in additional funds from donors if its conflict with pro-Russian separatists continues during 2015, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. Even under Kyiv’s current $17 billion IMF bailout, the Fund said Ukraine will not be able to meet all of its targets due to the ongoing fighting and an...

    Estonia Wants NATO Base on Russia’s Doorstep
    Sep02

    Estonia Wants NATO Base on Russia’s Doorstep

    Estonia is calling for NATO to establish a permanent base on its soil, as U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to visit the one-time Soviet satellite amid Baltic state worries about possible Russian aggression in the region. Estonia President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, during a state visit Tuesday to Norway, said NATO, the U.S.-European military...

    Putin’s War of Words: A Roundup
    Sep02

    Putin’s War of Words: A Roundup

    A review of comments by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia meant to inspire nationalist support at home and encourage pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kremlin denies Putin conquest vow as more troops spotted in Ukraine
    Sep02

    Kremlin denies Putin conquest vow as more troops spotted in Ukraine

    Ukrainian security officials accused Russia of sending more troops and equipment into eastern Ukraine as controversy ensued Tuesday over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reported boast that he could conquer Kiev in two weeks if he wanted. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Massive Gains After Russian Escalation
    Sep02

    Ukraine Rebels Claim Massive Gains After Russian Escalation

    BRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending...