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    NATO to Prepare for Russia’s Next Move
    Sep03

    NATO to Prepare for Russia’s Next Move

    NATO is preparing for what many are calling one of the alliance’s most important summits in many years. When member leaders meet later this week in Wales, they are expected to take strong actions to form a new force that can act swiftly to handle what many see as Russian aggression. The charred remains of a Ukrainian military convoy –...

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit
    Sep03

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia for a working visit amid a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine that has sharply raised tensions with Washington and NATO. …read more Source: Miami...

    Kyiv: Russian Troops Spotted at 10 Sites Inside Ukraine
    Sep03

    Kyiv: Russian Troops Spotted at 10 Sites Inside Ukraine

    Ukraine says Russian troops have been spotted at 10 locations in Ukrainian territory, including two major cities controlled by pro-Russian rebels seeking autonomy from Ukrainian rule. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Russia is continuing to concentrate soldiers and military hardware in six areas in the Donetsk region, including Donetsk city...

    More than a million Ukrainians have been displaced, UN says
    Sep03

    More than a million Ukrainians have been displaced, UN says

    The number of people that the agency officially counts as displaced inside Ukraine has nearly doubled in the past three weeks, to 260,000, but the actual number is much higher because many of those fleeing are staying with families and friends …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine, Caught in a Vise
    Sep03

    Ukraine, Caught in a Vise

    Behind the continuing military conflict in eastern Ukraine lies an economic split. The country is moving toward Europe, straining its longstanding ties with Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis

    NATO’s leaders are set to talk about the Ukraine crisis this week in Wales, but the growing threat in the Middle East could take up much of the oxygen at the 60-country summit. …read more Source:...

    Video Shows Ukraine Soldiers ‘Abuse’
    Sep03

    Video Shows Ukraine Soldiers ‘Abuse’

    Ukraine’s defence minister has accused Russia of launching a “great war” that could claim tens of thousands of lives. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine’s Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With Russia

    A peace deal could involve ceding control over Ukraine’s eastern regions to Moscow-backed separatists, but a war of attrition with Russia would risk further loss of territory and life. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin Boasts of Being Able to Take Kiev in 2 Weeks
    Sep03

    Putin Boasts of Being Able to Take Kiev in 2 Weeks

    Reports emerged Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin said he could take control of Ukraine’s capital city in as little as two weeks, a remark that escalated already-pitched tensions between Russia and the West in the lead-up to NATO’s summit in Wales. Putin made the incendiary comment in a phone conversation with European...

    Obama Seeks to Reassure NATO Allies on Ukraine
    Sep03

    Obama Seeks to Reassure NATO Allies on Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama has left Washington on a four-day European trip aimed at reassuring NATO allies of active U.S. support, as regional tensions over Russia’s role in Ukraine continue to rise. Obama will hold a full day of talks Wednesday in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The meetings in...