: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east
    Sep03

    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east

    KIEV, Ukraine — A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine, calling on the Russian-backed insurgents there to “stop advancing” and urging Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region.Hours earlier, Ukraine had issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on...

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia
    Sep03

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

    Autonomy for the Donbass region would allow the rest of Ukraine to look West. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    KIEV, Ukraine— Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Ukraine issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on cease-fire steps for eastern Ukraine. The...

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’
    Sep03

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’

    David Cameron has warned that the mistakes made in appeasing Adolf Hitler during the 1930s must not be repeated in the treatment of Vladimir Putin. Speaking behind closed doors at an EU summit in Brussels, the prime minster warned European leaders that Putin must be prevented from seizing all of the Ukraine to avoid the situation that led to the...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Switzerland Tops Economic Competitiveness Survey
    Sep03

    Switzerland Tops Economic Competitiveness Survey

    A new report by the World Economic Forum ranks Switzerland as the most competitive country in the world, followed by Singapore and the United States. As in previous years, countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Chad, Guinea and Burundi hold up the bottom of the 144 countries surveyed in this latest edition of The Global Competitiveness, which...

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe
    Sep03

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin’s next target. “You lost your independence once before,” Obama said...

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message
    Sep03

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message

    U.S. President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to defend other NATO states under what is known as Article 5 of the alliance’s charter. He spoke at a news conference in Tallinn with Estonian President Toomas Ilves. In reaction to Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, NATO’s secretary-general recently announced that...

    Obama Stresses NATO Commitment to Baltics
    Sep03

    Obama Stresses NATO Commitment to Baltics

    President Barack Obama condemned Russia’s intervention in Ukraine Wednesday as a “brazen assault” on the country’s integrity and assured three former Soviet satellite states that NATO would defend them against any aggression by Moscow. Obama said that Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia had lost their independence before to...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    KIEV, Ukraine— Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Ukraine issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on cease-fire steps for eastern Ukraine. The...