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    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons
    Sep02

    The Russian Mothers Waiting for News of Their Missing Soldier Sons

    Lyubov Maksimova’s soldier son called his father from an unknown number last week. He told him he was involved in “training exercises” in the Rostov region – a Russian territory bordering Ukraine – and then swiftly hung up. The telephone call came a day after Maksimova held a press conference, during which she demanded to know where her son...

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists
    Sep02

    IMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists

    The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east persists. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East
    Sep02

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. When NATO leaders last met in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of their agenda, and Russia was considered a partner in addressing issues like...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises
    Sep02

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit
    Sep02

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit

    Says former State Department official Stephen Krasner: ‘If Russia succeeds in undermining democracy and the authority structures in the Baltic States, that’s it for NATO’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote
    Sep02

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote

    The quote was published by an Italian daily, which reported Russian President Vladimir Putin said it during a phone call with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military
    Sep02

    Russian army now the target, says Ukraine military

    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia Urges U.S. to Act on Ukraine

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on the U.S. to push Kiev into giving up its military campaign against pro-Russia rebels in the east and negotiate a political compromise. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Vladimir Putin’s ‘I’ll Take Kiev in Two Weeks’ Comment ‘Taken Out Of Context’
    Sep02

    Vladimir Putin’s ‘I’ll Take Kiev in Two Weeks’ Comment ‘Taken Out Of Context’

    Vladimir Putin’s claims that he could take Kiev in two weeks have been taken out of context, according to the Russian president’s senior foreign policy adviser. Yuri Ushakov also castigated EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso for violating confidentiality by revealing Putin’s comments. …read more Source:...