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    Italy Threatens Europe
    Aug27

    Italy Threatens Europe

    The economic weakness in Europe redoubles the threat to the common currency. Italy’s setback in particular threatens the euro zone in two ways: (1) Because Italy is the zone’s third largest economy, failure there would place unsupportable burdens on Germany as it tries to sustain union; and (2) the bad news could impede Prime Minister...

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict
    Aug27

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists.Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that included a one-on-one session...

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan
    Aug27

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan

    From left, Russian President Vladimir Putin, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko walk to their talks a… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Globalization of Hatred
    Aug27

    Globalization of Hatred

    The fast pace of globalization, with all of its benefits, is also accelerating the viral spread of hatred. Where once regional enmities brewed for centuries with sporadic outbursts of warfare and imperial powers that waxed and waned, the truly global speed and scale of ideological hatred and international conflict was not possible until recently...

    Dropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s Budget
    Aug27

    Dropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s Budget

    MoreUkraine: Russian Tank Column Enters SoutheastUkraine: Russia’s Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’Truck Convoy Returns Swiftly to Russia From UkraineThis article originally appeared on OilPrice.com MoreDanger Beneath: ‘Fracking’ Gas, Oil Pipes Threaten Rural ResidentsGermans Happily Pay More for Renewable Energy. But Would...

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan
    Aug27

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan

    Interfax: Ukraine’s president says leaders at Minsk meeting support his peace plan …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko, After Meeting With Putin, Sees ‘Road Map’ To Eastern Ukraine Truce
    Aug27

    Poroshenko, After Meeting With Putin, Sees ‘Road Map’ To Eastern Ukraine Truce

    KIEV (Reuters) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said early Wednesday a “road map” would be prepared to reach a cease-fire as soon as possible in eastern Ukraine, following a meeting with Russian President …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin says ready to “do everything” if Ukraine peace process starts
    Aug27

    Putin says ready to “do everything” if Ukraine peace process starts

    Minsk (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he was willing to “do everything” if a peace process to end fighting in Ukraine’s war-torn east gets underway following talks with Ukraine’s leader.”Russia will do everything for the peace process if it begins,” Putin told journalists after...

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan
    Aug27

    Interfax: Ukraine cites support for peace plan

    MINSK, Belarus — The Interfax news agency is quoting Ukraine’s president as saying the leaders he met with in Minsk, which included Russian President Vladimir Putin, support his peace plan.But there were no indications that the support foretold a quick end to the fighting in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s president says Putin supports his peace plan: report
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s president says Putin supports his peace plan: report

    The Interfax news agency is quoting Ukraine’s president as saying the leaders he met with in Minsk, which included Russian President Vladimir Putin, support his peace plan. …read more Source: CTV...