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    Ukraine rebels soften demand for independence
    Sep02

    Ukraine rebels soften demand for independence

    Insurgents from eastern Ukraine pull back demands and say autonomy and amnesty may be enough to strike a peace deal …read more Source:...

    NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say
    Sep01

    NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say

    NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine talks begin; Russia seeks ‘peaceful settlement’
    Sep01

    Ukraine talks begin; Russia seeks ‘peaceful settlement’

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said military won’t intervene. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine troops forced to retreat as official warns of ‘great war’ with Russia
    Sep01

    Ukraine troops forced to retreat as official warns of ‘great war’ with Russia

    Ukrainian troops suffered a reversal on the battlefield Monday as the country’s defense minister warned that it’s now waging a “great war” with Russia in which tens of thousands will die. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO to Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force in Response to Russian Threat
    Sep01

    NATO to Create New ‘Spearhead’ Force in Response to Russian Threat

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. The 28-nation alliance already has a rapid reaction force but U.S. President Barack Obama...

    Putin urges Europeans to have ‘common sense’ over sanctions threat
    Sep01

    Putin urges Europeans to have ‘common sense’ over sanctions threat

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show “common sense” and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine.”I hope that common sense will prevail… that we will work together normally and that we...

    Poland’s PM: Ukraine’s war must be stopped now
    Sep01

    Poland’s PM: Ukraine’s war must be stopped now

    A scout stands with a torch in front of the Westerplatte monument during ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II at the Westerplatte peninsula near Gdansk, Poland,… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Pro-Russian rebels would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy
    Sep01

    Pro-Russian rebels would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy

    Pro-Russian rebels soften their demand for independence on Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autonomy. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO preparing high-readiness force to counter Russia
    Sep01

    NATO preparing high-readiness force to counter Russia

    Even though Moscow-backed rebels lowered peace talk demands in Ukraine, Russia’s aggression there has made Europe ready itself for worse …read more Source:...

    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine
    Sep01

    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine

    The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...