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    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire
    Sep04

    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire

    Concerns grow that rebels are aiming to seize major port; Ukrainian president says he’s ready to order cease-fire if peace deal is signed …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Conflict Begins to Stunt Growth in Germany
    Sep04

    Ukraine Conflict Begins to Stunt Growth in Germany

    Evidence is mounting that the Ukraine conflict has unsettled German businesses and consumers enough to stunt the growth of Europe’s largest economy, complicating the Continent’s fragile recovery from the eurozone crisis. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants
    Sep04

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants

    NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador
    Sep04

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says a convoy of Russian tanks and armoured vehicles has moved from the resort town of Novoazovsk toward the key port of Mariupol and was stopped by Ukrainian forces and civilians. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine

    NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea
    Sep04

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea

    NEWPORT, Wales – Here is what NATO Secretary General NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had to say in greeting Ukraine’s president to talks with alliance officials today: “President Poroshenko, I welcome you here today at a testing time for your nation. An independent, sovereign and stable Ukraine, firming committed to democracy...

    Letter: What does the West really want?
    Sep04

    Letter: What does the West really want?

    Unquestionably, the regular reader is finding it difficult to keep pace with Russian-inspired events in Ukraine. The annexation of Crimea by the “little green men” followed by the recent convoy invasion (mostly unsanctioned by the Red Cross and more threatened) is showing Russia at its worst. Victimized by the West, according to itself and some...

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world
    Sep04

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. This picture shows a man taking pictures of floodwater released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze river, in Yichang, central China’s Hubei province, after heavy...

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

    Russia is promoting a huge resettlement program to encourage refugees to put down roots in far-flung cities across Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Shellshocked Ukrainians Flee to a New Life in Russia
    Sep04

    Shellshocked Ukrainians Flee to a New Life in Russia

    Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have found their way into Russia, clinging to promises of work, shelter, pensions and a path to citizenship. …read more Source: The New York...