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    Does This Flag Reveal True Intent of Pro-Russia Rebels?
    Sep03

    Does This Flag Reveal True Intent of Pro-Russia Rebels?

    Pro-Russian rebels conquering territory in eastern Ukraine are fighting under a new flag that betrays their – and perhaps the Kremlin’s – ambitions. …read more Source:...

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?
    Sep03

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?

    There’s barely a building unscathed. This is Spartak near Donetsk – recovering from heavy shelling overnight. But the end of the crisis could be in sight. Ukraine defence spokesman Andriy Lysenko. …read more Source: The Boston...

    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....

    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...

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns
    Sep03

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns

    PARIS — President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. The announcement, after Hollande convened a special defense panel, comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of …...

    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...

    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...

    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 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 Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France has suspended its delivery of warships to Russia amid continued escalation in Ukraine, The Associated Press and others are reporting, citing a statement from the office of French President Francois Hollande. In the statement, Hollande said conditions were “not met” for the delivery to continue as planned. “Russian actions...