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    Putin to Ukraine: Begin Immediate Talks on eastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    Putin to Ukraine: Begin Immediate Talks on eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Putin’s comment, made to national TV network Channel 1 and reported by Russian news agencies after they were broadcast in Russia’s Far East, said Ukraine should “hold...

    Putin Calls for Talks on ‘Statehood’ for Eastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    Putin Calls for Talks on ‘Statehood’ for Eastern Ukraine

    In an interview Sunday, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia veered between veiled threats and demands that the Ukraine government negotiate directly with separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin calls on Ukraine to hold ‘substantive’ talks
    Aug31

    Putin calls on Ukraine to hold ‘substantive’ talks

    The Russian leader’s comments come as Moscow and Kiev traded troops Sunday. …read more Source: USA...

    Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez: It’s Time To Arm Ukraine
    Aug31

    Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez: It’s Time To Arm Ukraine

    Senate Foreign Relations Chair Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said it’s time for President Barack Obama’s administration to arm Ukraine in the face of a Russian “invasion.” Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” from Ukraine’s capital Kiev, Menendez said Russian President Vladimir Putin has “sized...

    Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine

    The Russian leader said “substantive, meaningful talks” were needed to decide the outcome in the region, while a spokesman clarified that the region should remain part of Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Russian Protesters Get Creative Despite Danger of Arrest
    Aug31

    Russian Protesters Get Creative Despite Danger of Arrest

    Under relentless pressure from heavy handed officials, Russians protesting their country’s policies in Ukraine are getting creative. …read more Source:...

    Putin urges talks on “political organization and statehood” in east Ukraine
    Aug31

    Putin urges talks on “political organization and statehood” in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW/CHELYABINSK – President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for meaningful talks between pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and the Kiev government on issues including “political organization and statehood” to protect people living there. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Canada looks to join NATO force of 10,000 troops meant to keep Russia in check
    Aug31

    Canada looks to join NATO force of 10,000 troops meant to keep Russia in check

    Canada is interested in joining a NATO joint expeditionary force of at least 10,000 troops that is being created to bolster the alliance’s eastern flank in an effort to check Russia’s creeping military takeover of eastern Ukraine, according to Britain’s […] …read more Source: Calgary...

    Ukraine crisis a ‘domestic’ conflict, Russia says
    Aug31

    Ukraine crisis a ‘domestic’ conflict, Russia says

    More than 2,600 people have died in the conflict so far …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO pushes for bigger crisis response brigade as Canada mulls opportunity
    Aug31

    NATO pushes for bigger crisis response brigade as Canada mulls opportunity

    Canada will send troops, jets and warships to participate in a massive NATO training exercise next year in a deployment that could be the first step towards deeper involvement in the alliance’s long-term strategy to counter a resurgent Russia. …read more Source:...