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    Pro-Russian Rebels Free Hundreds of Captured Ukrainian Soldiers
    Sep10

    Pro-Russian Rebels Free Hundreds of Captured Ukrainian Soldiers

    Separatist insurgents in eastern Ukraine have freed 648 Ukrainian soldiers under the terms of a truce signed last week that calls for both sides to release all prisoners, Ukrainian officials have said. The pro-Russian rebels are expected to release another 500 soldiers, pending further negotiations that seek to bring an end to the some five...

    NATO at the heart of a new Cold War, says former Ambassador
    Sep10

    NATO at the heart of a new Cold War, says former Ambassador

    By James Bissett Defence Watch Guest Writer The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was meant to be a purely defensive organization. When the Brussels Treaty of 1948 established the European Defence Alliance of five European countries, it was Canada’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Louis St. Laurent, who proposed the alliance be...

    ‘High-energy objects’ downed Malaysia jet in Ukraine, report says
    Sep10

    ‘High-energy objects’ downed Malaysia jet in Ukraine, report says

    A preliminary report on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to confirm initial assertions that the passenger plane was hit by a surface-to-air-missile in mid-flight July 17 before crashing in Ukraine. “The pattern of damage observed on the forward fuselage and cockpit section of the aircraft appears to indicate that there were impacts...

    Military Memo: Amid Intensifying Requests, American Military Aid to Ukraine Stalls
    Sep10

    Military Memo: Amid Intensifying Requests, American Military Aid to Ukraine Stalls

    Despite appeals from the Ukrainian armed forces, the United States has provided only a modest package of nonlethal assistance to the government in Kiev, and much of it has yet to arrive. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Town Bears Scars of Russian Offensive That Turned Tide in Conflict
    Sep10

    Ukraine Town Bears Scars of Russian Offensive That Turned Tide in Conflict

    Days after the Russian artillery units’ assault, Ukraine agreed to a cease-fire cementing the rebels’ hold on its southeast region. …read more Source: The New York...

    Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos dwarfed a bigger online crime
    Sep10

    Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos dwarfed a bigger online crime

    Here’s the funny thing about the world today: We’re far too interested in shiny objects. The perfect example? Late on Aug. 31, a hacker dumped nude photos of about 100 celebrities onto the Internet, sparking one of the largest online stampedes the world has seen. Truth be told, even though the virtual scavenger hunt began on the 31st,...

    Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are
    Sep10

    Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are

    The uneasy truce in southeastern Ukraine appears, mostly, to be holding, a development that the Russian government in Moscow is celebrating as a hopeful sign for a besieged region. …read more Source: Miami...

    EU Pushes for Urgent Energy Deal in US Trade Pact
    Sep10

    EU Pushes for Urgent Energy Deal in US Trade Pact

    The United States should commit to exporting oil and natural gas to Europe under a transatlantic trade deal in light of the European Union’s geopolitical situation, the EU trade commissioner said on Tuesday. Tension between Russia and the West over the future of Ukraine is spurring the European Union to renew efforts to end decades of...

    Putin’s real motive in Ukraine
    Sep10

    Putin’s real motive in Ukraine

    Here’s why investors shouldn’t be fooled by a cease-fire in Ukraine and what Putin’s real motive is, says Stephen Myrow. …read more Source:...

    Big money disagrees on investing in Russia
    Sep10

    Big money disagrees on investing in Russia

    Investors can’t decide if Russian stocks are cheap because of the Ukraine crisis or if the region is still too risky. …read more Source:...