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    France puts warship delivery to Russia on hold
    Sep03

    France puts warship delivery to Russia on hold

    PARIS (AP) — Responding to international pressure, France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia at least until November amid security concerns over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, officials said Wednesday. The Vladivostok, the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers ordered by Russia, was due to be delivered next month...

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
    Sep03

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West’s response to Russia’s provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’
    Sep03

    Inside Ukraine’s ‘kill zone’

    On a country road in eastern Ukraine, a scene of bucolic tranquility was suddenly interrupted by the aftermath of carnage. A burned-out tank tilted into a ditch, its turret blown some 20 meters away by a direct hit. Unexploded ammunition of every caliber lay everywhere. A troop transport vehicle was shot to pieces; a short distance away a simple...

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain
    Sep03

    ISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on Britain

    The release of a video showing the brutal murder of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, who wrote for TIME and other news organizations, poses urgent questions not only for the U.S. but also for Britain. MoreU.K. Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’1,400 Children Exploited in U.K. Child Sex Ring, According to New ReportJoan Rivers Moved...

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August
    Sep03

    Eurozone Business Grew at Slowest Rate in August

    Eurozone business grew at the slowest rate this year in August and retail sales declined in July, surveys showed on Wednesday. In its monthly survey, the closely watched financial information company Markit highlighted escalating tension between Russia and Ukraine as the main factor in declining business activity across the 18-country Eurozone....

    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...

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men
    Sep03

    Shakhtar Donetsk: Soccer Club Says HQ Occupied by Armed Men

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian soccer champion Shakhtar Donetsk says its club headquarters has been occupied by “armed men” as fighting between government troops and separatists continues. Shakhtar did not identify the men and said the “circumstances of what has happened are being investigated.” The city of Donetsk is the largest under the control...

    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...

    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:...

    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 …...