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    Russian Photojournalist Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian Photojournalist Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown. The agency’s director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, said in a statement on Wednesday that the remains in a charred car found outside the rebel...

    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins
    Sep03

    Ukraine: How We Got Here – in 2 Mins

    Tim Willcox presents a timeline summary of the events that bought the country to it’s present situation. …read more Source: The Boston...

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions
    Sep03

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    Obama Pledges NATO Backing for Baltics
    Sep03

    Obama Pledges NATO Backing for Baltics

    President Obama pledged that NATO would defend its Baltic allies as he laid blame for clashes in Ukraine squarely on Moscow. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    France stops delivery of warship to Russian military
    Sep03

    France stops delivery of warship to Russian military

    PARIS — France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine, President Francois Hollande’s office said Wednesday. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    France May Withhold Warship Delivery to Russia
    Sep03

    France May Withhold Warship Delivery to Russia

    France said it may withhold the delivery of a powerful warship to Russia, due next month, because the Kremlin’s support to breakaway forces in eastern Ukraine threatens peace in Europe. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama Calls Ukraine a ‘Moment of Testing’ for NATO
    Sep03

    Obama Calls Ukraine a ‘Moment of Testing’ for NATO

    In a speech in Estonia, President Obama cast Russia as the aggressor in Ukraine and said borders could not be redrawn ”at the barrel of a gun.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine’s military
    Sep03

    Obama says NATO must help strengthen Ukraine’s military

    U.S. President Barack Obama is urging NATO to help strengthen Ukraine’s military and says the alliance must leave the door open to new members to counter what he calls Russian aggression. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Offers Muddled Message to Europe in Face of Crises
    Sep03

    Obama Offers Muddled Message to Europe in Face of Crises

    MoreObama: ‘Justice Will Be Served’ on ISIS for U.S. Journalist’s KillingObama Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire MeansObama Orders 350 More Troops to IraqPresident Barack Obama traveled to Estonia on Wednesday to set the world straight on his intentions. In a speech at the wood-paneled Nordea Concert...

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France will not move ahead with the delivery of the first of two Mistral amphibious assault ships to Russia because of Russia’s involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, the office of President François Hollande said in a statement Wednesday. Hollande had been under pressure from allies to suspend or cancel the delivery of the ships....