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    Putin’s ’2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide
    Sep02

    Putin’s ’2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide

    Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters that Putin’s statement was “taken out of context and carried a completely different meaning.” Russia’s Foreign Ministry dismissed Heletey’s remarks as “shocking” and accused him of making the statement in a bid to shift blame...

    Russia’s Lavrov Urges US to ‘Talk Sense’ Into Kiev
    Sep02

    Russia’s Lavrov Urges US to ‘Talk Sense’ Into Kiev

    Russia said on Tuesday that Ukraine’s moves to join NATO were aimed at undermining efforts to end the war in the east of the country, and called on Washington to use its influence and “talk sense” into Kiev. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Kiev’s initiative to seek NATO membership came shortly after a meeting of the...

    Putin’s ’2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide
    Sep02

    Putin’s ’2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide

    MOSCOW (AP) – A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters … …read...

    Crimea Chief Says Gays Not Needed
    Sep02

    Crimea Chief Says Gays Not Needed

    The senior official in Crimea says sexual minorities “have no chance” on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Funeral Takes Place in Malaysia for a Pilot of Downed MH17 Flight
    Sep02

    Funeral Takes Place in Malaysia for a Pilot of Downed MH17 Flight

    Pilots in their Malaysia Airlines uniforms lined up to pay their respects Tuesday to Captain Eugene Choo Jin Leong. He was one of the pilots aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July as it flew from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. He was given full military honours for the ceremony. An urn carrying his...

    Ukrainian forces dig trenches in defence of port as pro-Russian separatists advance
    Sep02

    Ukrainian forces dig trenches in defence of port as pro-Russian separatists advance

    Ukrainian forces looked to secure Mariupol in the country’s southeast on Monday, as pro-Russian rebels threatened to advance on the major port city. …read more Source:...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine
    Sep02

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine

    Small countries with big and powerful neighbors must find their own way to survive. …read more Source: The New York...

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

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

    MOSCOW — A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kyiv in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters that Putin’s...

    Putin quote about invading Kyiv taken out of context, Russian aide says
    Sep02

    Putin quote about invading Kyiv taken out of context, Russian aide says

    A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kyiv in two weeks, if it wished. …read more Source: CTV...

    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...