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

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

    Russia’s foreign minister warned Thursday that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. Undeterred, Ukraine’s president began a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and other top NATO leaders in Wales. …read more Source: CTV...

    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...

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW

    Leaders from 28 different countries are gathered in Wales for the first NATO meeting since 2012. Among the biggest issues to be tackled include Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and Islamic extremists, which President Obama vowed to face head on. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns

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

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin Says He Has a Plan for Peace in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a seven-point peace plan for Eastern Ukraine on Wednesday that he jotted down in a notebook on a flight to a state visit to Mongolia. While Putin’s proposed specifics and enforcement mechanism remain unclear, his first point called for Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine to...

    The $1.6 Billion Warship Deal With Russia Is Now A Huge Headache For France
    Sep04

    The $1.6 Billion Warship Deal With Russia Is Now A Huge Headache For France

    Suspending the sale of two Mistral-class warships to Russia would cost France as much as $1.3 billion, a French diplomat told BBC. On Wednesday, French President Francois Hollande decided to suspend delivery of the warships in a signal of Western cohesion amid Russia’s continued escalation in Ukraine. Russia has reportedly paid much of the...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    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:...