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    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?
    Sep03

    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made public on Wednesday a seven-point plan for peace in the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist rebels in the country’s east. Speaking to reporters in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, where he had just arrived on a state visit, Putin said he had “sketched out” a plan during his...

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts
    Sep03

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts

    Earlier this week, a text message spread like wildfire among young people in London, warning them to avoid using the underground the next morning. By 8pm, friends of mine had received the message from half a dozen people each, some believing the threat was genuine and changing their travel plans. Tweets about the message tended to link to a...

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire

    Risk assets across Europe rose sharply on hopes that the presidents of both Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source:...

    Canada paid for cash-strapped Hungary’s fighter pilot training
    Sep03

    Canada paid for cash-strapped Hungary’s fighter pilot training

    LONDON — NATO ally Hungary is so financially strapped that Canada has had to step in and pay for its fighter pilot training, according to documents obtained by the Citizen. Because of Hungary’s financial problems, it couldn’t afford the $9 million a year to send pilots to the NATO Flying Training Centre in Moose Jaw, Sask., according...

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia
    Sep03

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia

    Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile sports events, such as its hosting of the 2018 World Cup, describing it as unrealistic at this stage. The EU’s executive Commission said in a statement that it offered proposals to the 28 member states to complement sanctions...

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia
    Sep03

    EU looking to deepen sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    Obama Urges NATO to Help Ukraine
    Sep03

    Obama Urges NATO to Help Ukraine

    President Obama pushed the alliance to send a message of support to Ukraine and to help modernize and strengthen its security forces. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S., Allies To Stage Military Drills In Ukraine
    Sep03

    U.S., Allies To Stage Military Drills In Ukraine

    Poland’s Defense Ministry said on September 3 that the exercises, dubbed Rapid Trident 14, are to be held on September 13-26 in western Ukraine close to NATO-member Poland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama: Russia Committing ‘A Brazen Assault’ On Ukraine
    Sep03

    Obama: Russia Committing ‘A Brazen Assault’ On Ukraine

    U.S. …read more Source: International Business...

    PUTIN’S PEACE PLAN: Ukraine Retreats, While Russia Invades
    Sep03

    PUTIN’S PEACE PLAN: Ukraine Retreats, While Russia Invades

    Russian president Vladimir Putin laid out his conditions for a permanent end to the Ukraine crisis during a visit to Mongolia on September 3rd. The 7-point plan makes it clear: He wants Ukraine to retreat, and for Russia to invade. The proposal would formalize the presence of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine while requiring the withdrawal of...