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    In Eastern Europe, Ukraine Crisis Focuses Minds on NATO and Military Spending
    Sep05

    In Eastern Europe, Ukraine Crisis Focuses Minds on NATO and Military Spending

    Eastern European nations have called for an assertive response from NATO in the face of an aggressive Russia, but many of those countries have not met the military spending commitments that come with NATO membership. …read more Source: The New York...

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks
    Sep05

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks

    Shelling was seen near Mariupol, a strategic port that hold the key to a huge chunk of Ukraine’s sea coast and rich hydrocarbon resources. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus
    Sep05

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine began Friday in the Belarusian capital even as the rebels kept pressing their offensive against a strategic port city. Ukraine ready lost about half its coastline, several major ports and untold billions in Black Sea mineral rights with...

    Rebels attack Ukraine port city of Mariupol as peace talks begin
    Sep05

    Rebels attack Ukraine port city of Mariupol as peace talks begin

    Talks expected to bring a much-anticipated ceasefire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine began Friday in the Belarusian capital even as the rebels kept pressing their offensive against a strategic port city. …read more Source: CTV...

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks
    Sep05

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks

    Shelling resounded on the outskirts of a Ukrainian port city Friday as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the strategically key southeast just hours ahead of talks that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks
    Sep05

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks

    Fresh shelling was heard outside Ukraine’s strategic port city of Mariupol just hours before talks both sides hoped would bring a ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Close In On Strategic Ukrainian Town Ahead Of Potential Cease-Fire
    Sep05

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Close In On Strategic Ukrainian Town Ahead Of Potential Cease-Fire

    Barely hours before a possible cease-fire is scheduled to come into effect in eastern Ukraine, fighting between government forces and pro-Moscow rebels raged on around the city of Mariupol near the Azov Sea, media reports said Friday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages
    Sep05

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages

    Hours before talks aimed at reaching cease-fire in conflict which has claimed almost 3,000 lives, pro-Russian rebels push for key city …read more Source:...

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks
    Sep05

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Shelling resounded on the outskirts of a Ukrainian port city Friday as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the strategically key southeast just hours ahead of talks that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire. Associated Press reporters heard heavy shelling on Friday morning north and east of Mariupol. The...

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. …read more Source: Miami...