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    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

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

    Official: Yemen Protesters Plan Ukrainian-Style Revolution
    Sep02

    Official: Yemen Protesters Plan Ukrainian-Style Revolution

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet, firing the prime minister for the first time in two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi made his...

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.The statement on the Russians by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council,...

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces
    Sep02

    Ukraine Schools Resume Classes, Donate to Government Forces

    A new school year has started in Ukraine but thousands of children in the war-torn east are unable to attend because of ongoing clashes with pro-Russia rebels. In Ukraine’s capital, patriotic education has become the norm along with donations to support injured security forces fighting to take back rebel-held areas. Schoolchildren across...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises
    Sep02

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit
    Sep02

    Protect Baltic states, not Ukraine, NATO told ahead of summit

    Says former State Department official Stephen Krasner: ‘If Russia succeeds in undermining democracy and the authority structures in the Baltic States, that’s it for NATO’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote
    Sep02

    Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin’s ‘I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks’ Quote

    The quote was published by an Italian daily, which reported Russian President Vladimir Putin said it during a phone call with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine
    Sep02

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West’s inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics....

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet
    Sep02

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet

    The fate of a Russian photographer who disappeared nearly a month ago in eastern Ukraine remains a mystery despite scattered claims that DNA testing confirmed Andrei Stenin was dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. …read more Source: Miami...