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    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’
    Sep04

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the conflict in Ukraine a “moment of testing” for the United States and Europe, and condemned Russia’s intervention as a “brazen assault” on the nation’s territorial integrity that warrants a unified response. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep04

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday that they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Western leaders expressed skepticism — noting that it wasn’t the first attempt to end the deadly conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine

    Andrei Stenin was killed in an attack on a convoy in Ukraine last month, Russia’s state news agency reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners
    Sep04

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners

    BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments Wednesday to share intelligence data with aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and airlines to assess the risks of flying over conflict zones. …read...

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO leaders build united front against Russia on Ukraine

    Newport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – NATO leaders will aim Thursday to show unity against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, after France suspended delivery of a warship to Moscow despite a surprise peace plan put forward by the Kremlin.Ukraine and the new threats posed by Islamic extremists in Iraq, Syria and beyond will dominate the two-day...

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’
    Sep04

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. At the last NATO summit two years ago in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of the agenda and Russia was considered a partner in addressing...

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit

    President Barack Obama is in Britain for a two-day NATO summit expected to focus on the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq. Obama arrived late Wednesday at a British military base, following talks in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Speaking in Tallinn, the U.S....

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia
    Sep04

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia

    President Barack Obama has arrived in Britain for a NATO summit that will focus on Ukraine. The U.S. president spent Wednesday in Estonia where he offered reassurances to Baltic States against possible Russian aggression. White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report. …read more Source: Voice of...

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine
    Sep04

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine

    The U.S. Defense Department has announced upcoming multinational military exercises inside Ukraine. The U.S.-led drill later this month in western Ukraine marks the first deployment of American ground troops to the nation since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in March and subsequent hostilities between Ukrainian troops and...

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War
    Sep04

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War

    NATO will meet for two days at its 26th summit in Wales this week, and much of those 48 hours will be spent discussing the crisis in Ukraine and what NATO’s plan is moving forward. The alliance has been talking tough over Russia’s alleged incursion into eastern Ukraine, but the summit offers a chance to weigh options. The question is...