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    Ukrainian Jew killed in Donetsk attack
    Sep04

    Ukrainian Jew killed in Donetsk attack

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish man and his guard were killed during an armed attack in Donetsk, a local Jewish group said. George (Eliyahu) Zilberbord, 47, was shot dead on Aug. 30 by men who raided the area around his home on the outskirts of the embattled city, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting with Ukrainian government troops, the Vaad...

    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...

    Russia Warns Ukraine Against Joining NATO, Slams U.S.
    Sep04

    Russia Warns Ukraine Against Joining NATO, Slams U.S.

    Russia’s foreign minister warned NATO not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing: Neil Macdonald
    Sep04

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing: Neil Macdonald

    Like the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s desert, Barack Obama’s swollen optimism has run into corporate and political power and been forced to adapt. …read more Source:...

    Russia Warns NATO, US Over Ukraine Before Summit
    Sep04

    Russia Warns NATO, US Over Ukraine Before Summit

    (Reuters) – 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...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spelled out a seven-point plan for ending hostilities and expressed hope for a breakthrough at talks in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday. […] Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in televised remarks Thursday that statements by senior government officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are...

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis
    Sep04

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Analysis: The case for aiding Ukraine
    Sep04

    Analysis: The case for aiding Ukraine

    Daniel Treisman says failing to send military aid would be a sign the West is condoning Putin’s actions. …read more Source:...

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’
    Sep04

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’

    Frankfurt (AFP) – German industrial orders, a key measure of demand for German-made goods both at home and abroad, jumped in July, suggesting the fallout from the Ukraine crisis remains limited for now, data showed on Thursday.Factory orders were up 4.6 percent in July compared with the level in June, the statistics office Destatis said in...

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron co-authored an op-ed published in The Times on Thursday (behind a paywall) outlining the worldwide threat posed by extremists, like those responsible for the deaths of two American journalists, and the importance of strengthening relationships among NATO countries. Meanwhile, the...