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    Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep01

    Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    Russian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors, but the sides remain far apart and the fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’
    Sep01

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’

    Last week, The Atlantic published a 24-point plan for ending the conflict between Russia and Ukraine—the product of a meeting between Russian and American experts and former officials on the Finnish island of Boistö. Now, a group of American and European experts and former officials, coordinated by David Kramer of Freedom House, has written a...

    China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis
    Sep01

    China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis

    Thousands of miles away from the Ukrainian battlefields of Donetsk and Novoazovsk sits the country that may end up being the largest beneficiary of the turmoil along Russia’s southwest border: China. With Russian President Vladimir Putin rewriting the playbook on security in post-Cold War Europe, Beijing has watched warily 3,700 miles to...

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on
    Sep01

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on

    Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. …read more Source: FOX...

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
    Sep01

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap metal is reliable — with wrecked tanks, cars and APCs everywhere....

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia
    Sep01

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia

    KIEV – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression”. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    NATO Planning Special Military Force to Counter Russia Agression
    Sep01

    NATO Planning Special Military Force to Counter Russia Agression

    BRUSSELS—NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday. “The Readiness Action Plan will ensure that we have the...

    Russia engaged in ‘direct and open aggression’: Ukraine president
    Sep01

    Russia engaged in ‘direct and open aggression’: Ukraine president

    Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Open Aggression’ As Rebels Advance
    Sep01

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Open Aggression’ As Rebels Advance

    (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of “direct and open aggression” which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev’s forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists. Ukraine’s military said its forces had been ordered to pull back from a...

    NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia
    Sep01

    NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    Backed by air and naval assets, the unit would be a “spearhead” that could be deployed at very short notice to help NATO members defend themselves against any threat, including Russia, Rasmussen said. Since the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula by Russia in March, Poland and other Eastern European members of NATO have demanded the...