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    Crimea Chief Says Gays Not Needed
    Sep02

    Crimea Chief Says Gays Not Needed

    The senior official in Crimea says sexual minorities “have no chance” on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin quote about invading Kyiv taken out of context, Russian aide says
    Sep02

    Putin quote about invading Kyiv taken out of context, Russian aide says

    A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kyiv in two weeks, if it wished. …read more Source: CTV...

    EU Will Decide New Sanctions for Russia by Friday, Says New Foreign Minister
    Sep02

    EU Will Decide New Sanctions for Russia by Friday, Says New Foreign Minister

    European Union governments will take a decision on a package of new sanctions against Russia by Friday, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini told the European Parliament on Tuesday. “On Monday, yesterday, the Coreper (EU ambassadors) met, the Commission is going to present the proposal, finalised proposal of the package by tomorrow,...

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says
    Sep02

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says

    It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote ‘was taken out of context and had a totally different meaning’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine shifts tactics against rebels while claiming ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia
    Sep02

    Ukraine shifts tactics against rebels while claiming ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia

    Ukraine’s defense minister has said that government forces are shifting their strategy in an effort to prevent further setbacks at the hands of pro-Russian separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter Russian Troops in Ukraine
    Sep02

    NATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter Russian Troops in Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced Monday that the organization was planning to assemble a “spearhead” force that would be able to “travel light but strike hard if needed” in the face of Russia’s increasingly aggressive behavior in eastern Ukraine. MoreU.S. Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says It’s Time to Arm...

    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says
    Sep02

    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says

    Federica Mogherini added the Commission was working on a strengthened package of sanctions against Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine in four sectors …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context
    Sep02

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s aide confirms ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark
    Sep02

    Putin’s aide confirms ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: Miami...

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB
    Sep02

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB

    European markets were steady as investors watched Ukraine events unfold while also trying to gauge if the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus this week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...