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    Eastern Hopes for NATO Bases Stymied by Russia
    Sep04

    Eastern Hopes for NATO Bases Stymied by Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — On the eve of a NATO summit, President Barack Obama gave the alliance’s eastern European members a soaring assurance of protection from any Russian threat. But Poland and the Baltic states are seeking more than lofty words: They want permanent bases with troops on their land. And they probably won’t get that. While...

    NATO Chief, At Summit, Says Russia Attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO Chief, At Summit, Says Russia Attacking Ukraine

    (Reuters) – 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 defences against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Unmarked military vehicles burn on a country road in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatis… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns

    Russia’s foreign minister warned Thursday that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW

    Leaders from 28 different countries are gathered in Wales for the first NATO meeting since 2012. Among the biggest issues to be tackled include Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and Islamic extremists, which President Obama vowed to face head on. …read more Source: USA...

    Divorce, European Style
    Sep04

    Divorce, European Style

    “All happy families are alike,” Leo Tolstoy wrote at the beginning of Anna Karenina. “Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Imagine, as Lenin liked to do, that a country is a marriage of different nationalities. Lenin believed, and he enshrined this principle in the Soviet constitution, that if the federal family...

    Russian Activist Seeks Spain Asylum, Citing Threats
    Sep04

    Russian Activist Seeks Spain Asylum, Citing Threats

    A prominent activist and gay rights advocate from St. Petersburg says she has left Russia after receiving death threats following her participation in a rally in support of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO: Russia ‘attacking’ Ukraine as rift widens
    Sep04

    NATO: Russia ‘attacking’ Ukraine as rift widens

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), said Russia is “attacking” neighboring Ukraine on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a seven-point peace plan for Eastern Ukraine on Wednesday that he jotted down in a notebook on a flight to a state visit to Mongolia. While Putin’s proposed specifics and enforcement mechanism remain unclear, his first point called for Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine to...

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine
    Sep04

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine

    The alliance’s supreme allied commander in Europe says what Russia is doing in Ukraine is something “we thought would never happen again.” Meanwhile, Russia warned Ukraine against trying to join NATO.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...