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    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport
    Sep03

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport

    (Reuters) – EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending armored columns of troops into...

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit
    Sep03

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit

    U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet with the presidents of the three Baltic countries on September 3 ahead of a NATO summit at which Russia’s moves in Ukraine will feature prominently on the agenda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rossiya Segodnya Confirms Photographer Stenin Killed In Ukraine
    Sep03

    Rossiya Segodnya Confirms Photographer Stenin Killed In Ukraine

    The Russian media conglomerate Rossiya Segodnya has confirmed that photographer Andrei Stenin, who went missing last month in Ukraine, is dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Arrives in Estonia to Reassure Baltic States
    Sep03

    Obama Arrives in Estonia to Reassure Baltic States

    President Barack Obama is in Estonia to reassure it and the other Baltic states that the United States will help defend them against any Russian aggression. Obama arrived early Wednesday for a full day of meetings, first with Estonia’s president and later with leaders of the other Baltic republics, Latvia and Lithuania. Obama stopped here...

    Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression
    Sep03

    Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

    Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO’s security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border. …read more Source: Miami...

    More than a million Ukrainians have been displaced, UN says
    Sep03

    More than a million Ukrainians have been displaced, UN says

    The number of people that the agency officially counts as displaced inside Ukraine has nearly doubled in the past three weeks, to 260,000, but the actual number is much higher because many of those fleeing are staying with families and friends …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO to Prepare for Russia’s Next Move
    Sep03

    NATO to Prepare for Russia’s Next Move

    NATO is preparing for what many are calling one of the alliance’s most important summits in many years. When member leaders meet later this week in Wales, they are expected to take strong actions to form a new force that can act swiftly to handle what many see as Russian aggression. The charred remains of a Ukrainian military convoy –...

    Kyiv: Russian Troops Spotted at 10 Sites Inside Ukraine
    Sep03

    Kyiv: Russian Troops Spotted at 10 Sites Inside Ukraine

    Ukraine says Russian troops have been spotted at 10 locations in Ukrainian territory, including two major cities controlled by pro-Russian rebels seeking autonomy from Ukrainian rule. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Russia is continuing to concentrate soldiers and military hardware in six areas in the Donetsk region, including Donetsk city...

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit
    Sep03

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia for a working visit amid a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine that has sharply raised tensions with Washington and NATO. …read more Source: Miami...

    Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    Horror over ISIS could distract NATO leaders from Ukraine crisis

    NATO’s leaders are set to talk about the Ukraine crisis this week in Wales, but the growing threat in the Middle East could take up much of the oxygen at the 60-country summit. …read more Source:...