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    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...

    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:...

    As NATO leaders meet, Russia gives them a warning
    Sep04

    As NATO leaders meet, Russia gives them a warning

    Moscow says any move to make Ukraine a member of the Western alliance would derail peace talks, but NATO chief is also upping the rhetoric …read more Source:...

    NATO open to Iraq mission, says alliance’s secretary general
    Sep04

    NATO open to Iraq mission, says alliance’s secretary general

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch NEWPORT, England – NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the military alliance is ready to help Iraq deal with Islamic terrorists, raising the possibility that ground troops could play a role. Rasmussen said that Iraq has not yet requested help but if it did come NATO would “seriously” consider it. The...

    Russia Warns NATO and U.S. Over Ukraine Before Summit
    Sep04

    Russia Warns NATO and U.S. Over Ukraine Before Summit

    Russia’s foreign minister warned NATO not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday and told the United States not to try to impose its will on the former Soviet republic. Sergei Lavrov also urged Kiev and pro-Russian rebels fighting Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine to back peace moves outlined...

    NATO Chief Dismisses Putin’s Ukraine Plan
    Sep04

    NATO Chief Dismisses Putin’s Ukraine Plan

    NATO’s secretary-general has dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seven-step plan to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, as alliance leaders gathered in Britain for their first summit in two years. Anders Fogh Rasmussen derided Putin’s approach as a “so-called peace plan.” He said, what counts is what is happening on...

    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine

    The alliance’s civilian head said Russian forces continued to destabilize Ukraine even as Moscow pushes a cease-fire deal in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are ‘blatant’ attempt to derail peace: Russian minister
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are ‘blatant’ attempt to derail peace: Russian minister

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

    US, UK Will ‘Not Be Cowed’ By Militants
    Sep04

    US, UK Will ‘Not Be Cowed’ By Militants

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — Faced with a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday that their nations will “not be cowed” by extremists who have killed two American journalists. MoreBack to School, Barack! President Meets Kids in Wales NBC NewsMeet the Terror Wannabes:...