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    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia
    Sep03

    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Japanese army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin’s reference to the battles of Khalkhin Gol could be seen in Tokyo as a jibe following Japan’s sanctions on Russia over the...

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army
    Sep03

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army

    U.S. President Barack Obama has urged NATO to make “concrete commitments” to help Ukraine modernize and strengthen its security forces in the face of Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Sep03

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Photos Sept 3: Top images from around the world
    Sep03

    Photos Sept 3: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. The brother of Lebanese Sgt. Ali Sayid who was beheaded by Islamic militants, mourns over his coffin during his funeral procession at his home town in Fnaydek, Akkar north Lebanon, Wednesday, Sept. 3,...

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts
    Sep03

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts

    Earlier this week, a text message spread like wildfire among young people in London, warning them to avoid using the underground the next morning. By 8pm, friends of mine had received the message from half a dozen people each, some believing the threat was genuine and changing their travel plans. Tweets about the message tended to link to a...

    Ukraine president says he and Putin agree on steps to a cease-fire … but rebels unimpressed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says he and Putin agree on steps to a cease-fire … but rebels unimpressed

    ‘As long as Ukrainian forces are on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic there can be no ceasefire,’ said a top rebel official, insisting a full troop withdrawal was necessary …read more Source: Calgary...

    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?
    Sep03

    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made public on Wednesday a seven-point plan for peace in the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist rebels in the country’s east. Speaking to reporters in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, where he had just arrived on a state visit, Putin said he had “sketched out” a plan during his...

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia
    Sep03

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire

    Risk assets across Europe rose sharply on hopes that the presidents of both Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source:...

    U.S., Allies To Stage Military Drills In Ukraine
    Sep03

    U.S., Allies To Stage Military Drills In Ukraine

    Poland’s Defense Ministry said on September 3 that the exercises, dubbed Rapid Trident 14, are to be held on September 13-26 in western Ukraine close to NATO-member Poland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...