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    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe
    Sep03

    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

    TALLINN, Estonia — Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin’s next target.”You lost your independence once before,” Obama said following...

    NATO Can’t Do Anything to Save Ukraine
    Sep03

    NATO Can’t Do Anything to Save Ukraine

    This week’s NATO summit in Wales has been billed as the most important meeting in the organization’s history, “ …read more Source: The New...

    Bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved, military official says
    Sep03

    Bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved, military official says

    A Ukrainian military official says the bodies of 87 soldiers killed while fighting Russian-backed rebels have been evacuated from southeastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”
    Sep03

    Putin urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people and forced over 340,000 to flee their homes, according to the U.N. …read more Source:...

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Switzerland Tops Economic Competitiveness Survey
    Sep03

    Switzerland Tops Economic Competitiveness Survey

    A new report by the World Economic Forum ranks Switzerland as the most competitive country in the world, followed by Singapore and the United States. As in previous years, countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Chad, Guinea and Burundi hold up the bottom of the 144 countries surveyed in this latest edition of The Global Competitiveness, which...

    Putin Hopes For September 5 Deal To Resolve Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    Putin Hopes For September 5 Deal To Resolve Ukraine Crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed terms of a cease-fire for eastern Ukraine and said he hopes Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists fighting against government troops will agree on a plan to end their conflict during talks on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire Deal
    Sep03

    Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire Deal

    Ukraine released a statement saying it had agreed to a “permanent cease-fire,” only to walk it back shortly thereafter. Russia said it had come to no such agreement.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Obama to Russia: ‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’
    Sep03

    Obama to Russia: ‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’

    Earlier in the day there were conflicting statements from both sides in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Obama: This is a time of testing for Russia
    Sep03

    Obama: This is a time of testing for Russia

    President Obama commented on establishing military bases in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to counter Russian aggression in Ukraine, and to prevent further incursions by Moscow across previously Kremlin-controlled territory. …read more Source: USA...