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    Ukraine Reports Russian Forces in Several Rebel Cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine Reports Russian Forces in Several Rebel Cities

    KIEV, Ukraine—A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. The claim by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, came as the country’s defense minister said Ukraine’s armed forces are expanding their strategy...

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kyiv’ comment taken out of context, says aide
    Sep02

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kyiv’ comment taken out of context, says aide

    Putin’s foreign policy adviser told reporters that the statement was “taken out of context and carried a completely different meaning.” …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities

    A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Funeral Takes Place in Malaysia for a Pilot of Downed MH17 Flight
    Sep02

    Funeral Takes Place in Malaysia for a Pilot of Downed MH17 Flight

    Pilots in their Malaysia Airlines uniforms lined up to pay their respects Tuesday to Captain Eugene Choo Jin Leong. He was one of the pilots aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July as it flew from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. He was given full military honours for the ceremony. An urn carrying his...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine
    Sep02

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine

    Small countries with big and powerful neighbors must find their own way to survive. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin’s ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide
    Sep02

    Putin’s ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide

    MOSCOW (AP) – 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 Kiev in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters … …read...

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

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

    MOSCOW — A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kyiv in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters that Putin’s...

    Ukrainian forces dig trenches in defence of port as pro-Russian separatists advance
    Sep02

    Ukrainian forces dig trenches in defence of port as pro-Russian separatists advance

    Ukrainian forces looked to secure Mariupol in the country’s southeast on Monday, as pro-Russian rebels threatened to advance on the major port city. …read more Source:...

    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,...