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    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says
    Sep02

    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says

    Federica Mogherini added the Commission was working on a strengthened package of sanctions against Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine in four sectors …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says
    Sep02

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says

    It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote ‘was taken out of context and had a totally different meaning’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Did Putin Say Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in Two Weeks’?
    Sep02

    Did Putin Say Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in Two Weeks’?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying he could capture Kiev in two weeks. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s aide confirms ’2 weeks to Kiev’ remark
    Sep02

    Putin’s aide confirms ’2 weeks to Kiev’ remark

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: Miami...

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB
    Sep02

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB

    European markets were steady as investors watched Ukraine events unfold while also trying to gauge if the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus this week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context
    Sep02

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: FOX...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep02

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    1. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko accused Russia in a speech on Monday of “direct and unconcealed aggression” as the military crisis in the country’s eastern region continues. 2. NATO officials set to meet in Wales on Friday announced plans to create a force of 4,000 troops “capable of deploying quickly to...

    UN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine Crisis
    Sep02

    UN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine Crisis

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for political dialogue between Russia and Ukraine as the solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Ban made his remarks during a stop in New Zealand Tuesday, a day after Ukrainian separatist leader Andrei Purgin said he is ready to discuss a cease-fire and prisoner exchange. Purgin spoke at the...

    Ukrainian Forces Pull Back From Donetsk Airport
    Sep02

    Ukrainian Forces Pull Back From Donetsk Airport

    The Ukrainian military on September 1 pulled its forces back from a vital airport outside the eastern city of Donetsk, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression.” Wreckage and debris littered the airport grounds following a battle against pro-Russian separatists. (Reuters) …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of “Undisguised Aggression”
    Sep02

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of “Undisguised Aggression”

    Local residents who live near the airport just outside Donetsk take shelter in a basement. This comes as Ukraine’s military said Monday it pulled its forces back from defending the airport — the latest in a string of reverses for Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists. At a military academy in Kiev, Ukrainian President...