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    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...

    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:...

    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 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...

    Investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash
    Sep04

    Investigators to issue initial report on MH17 crash

    Dutch investigators will issue a preliminary report Tuesday on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which went down in Ukraine in July. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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:...

    Russian FM: Ukraine Should Heed Putin’s Cease-fire Plan
    Sep04

    Russian FM: Ukraine Should Heed Putin’s Cease-fire Plan

    Russia says it is ready to take practical steps to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine in line with a cease-fire plan outlined by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia hopes the plan will be heeded in Ukraine and in the eastern Ukrainian cities of Luhansk and Donetsk. He said Russia is ready to take...