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    On Japan and China: Taking a Stand, Not Taking Sides
    Aug14

    On Japan and China: Taking a Stand, Not Taking Sides

    From Project Syndicate CANBERRA — With the world producing more history than most of us can consume right now, it is easy to lose sight of recent developments that could have even greater consequences for long-term peace and stability than recent alarming events in eastern Ukraine, Gaza, and Syria-Iraq. The outcome of the nuclear...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. Referring to a suggestion by firebrand...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    YALTA, Crimea (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television…. …read more Source:...

    Being Pro-West Doesn’t Mean Being Anti-Russian
    Aug14

    Being Pro-West Doesn’t Mean Being Anti-Russian

    MOSCOW — The recent events in Ukraine and the resulting wave of sanctions, affecting all sides of the conflict, have once again intensified the long-running disagreement in Russia between pro-West and anti-West factions. Facebook is full of passionate arguments as yesterday’s friends disperse to different sides of the barricade....

    Putin gives cautious speech, possibly leading towards easing crisis
    Aug14

    Putin gives cautious speech, possibly leading towards easing crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Convoy Nears Ukraine Border
    Aug14

    Russian Convoy Nears Ukraine Border

    A Russian convoy, filled with what Moscow has described as humanitarian aid for Ukraine’s war-torn east, approached the border as Ukraine insisted it must be inspected first. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to a much-hyped meeting in Crimea amid expectations of more saber-rattling over Ukraine, but he instead struck a conciliatory note and called for peace in a speech Thursday that received surprisingly brief coverage on Russian television. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine
    Aug14

    Putin tones down rhetoric on Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin pauses, during a meeting with cultural figures at Chekhov museum in the Black Sea resort of Yalta, Crimea, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Putin addressed hundreds of… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    German Foreign Engagement Is Light
    Aug14

    German Foreign Engagement Is Light

    Brussels Beat: Berlin has led Europe’s diplomatic response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, but is it really taking the lead enough? …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Under Artillery Fire, Ukraine Rebels Switch Their Leaders
    Aug14

    Under Artillery Fire, Ukraine Rebels Switch Their Leaders

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Two of the most senior rebels battling government troops in eastern Ukraine quit on Thursday, deepening the disarray in a pro-Moscow separatist movement that is being pushed back by a Ukrainian military offensive. The resignations came on the same day that artillery shells landed for the first time since the...