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    Western Leaders in Denial on Ukraine Sanctions
    Sep05

    Western Leaders in Denial on Ukraine Sanctions

    Europe’s insistence on more sanctions against Russia regardless of their effect is a costly refusal to admit mistakes. …read more Source:...

    For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model
    Sep05

    For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model

    Semifailed state with polarized politics? A Bosnia-style solution sounds good to the Kremlin’s ears when discussing Ukraine’s future. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia Rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia Rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Friday that Kiev has reached agreement on a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Poroshenko confirmed that Ukrainian envoys negotiating with rebels, representatives from Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Minsk, Belarus, signed the ceasefire...

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels

    (MINSK, Belarus) — Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that starts in less than two hours, a European official at the talks said Friday. MoreUkraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia RebelsTalks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus’Meet’ the President: What to Watch for in Obama’s Interview NBC...

    U.S., European allies promise new support for Ukraine
    Sep05

    U.S., European allies promise new support for Ukraine

    The U.S. and European allies are finalizing another round of sanctions against Russia and promising new security support for Ukraine in another effort to pressure Moscow to shift course after months of meddling in the separatist conflict across its border. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia
    Sep05

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia

    NATO will create a new military force based in eastern Europe designed to mobilize quickly in the event of a hostile incursion into the region, officials said Friday. “Should you even think of attacking one ally, you will be facing the whole alliance,” NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Friday at the close of a two-day summit in...

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine
    Sep05

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine

    More than 60 leaders are attending a historical NATO summit in Wales this week. On the agenda are the political crisis in Afghanistan, the rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq and most prominently, the pressing concern of the unabated tensions in Ukraine. Since the start of the conflict between the Ukrainian government and...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal
    Sep05

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal

    Poroshenko confirms envoys meeting in Minsk have reached agreement …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO Approves New Force Aimed at Deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO Approves New Force Aimed at Deterring Russia

    (NEWPORT, Wales) — Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to dispatch several thousand troops in Eastern Europe that could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region comes under attack. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the new unit would send a clear message to potential aggressors....

    Rebels: We signed cease-fire deal with Ukraine
    Sep05

    Rebels: We signed cease-fire deal with Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president, at NATO summit, voices ‘careful optimism’ on peace talks with rebels …read more Source:...