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    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO Says Russian Troops Still Active in Ukraine

    The alliance’s civilian head said Russian forces continued to destabilize Ukraine even as Moscow pushes a cease-fire deal in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia Warns Ukraine Against Joining NATO, Slams U.S.
    Sep04

    Russia Warns Ukraine Against Joining NATO, Slams U.S.

    Russia’s foreign minister warned NATO not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing: Neil Macdonald
    Sep04

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing: Neil Macdonald

    Like the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s desert, Barack Obama’s swollen optimism has run into corporate and political power and been forced to adapt. …read more Source:...

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis
    Sep04

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic …read more Source: The Globe and...

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’
    Sep04

    German factory orders shrug off ‘Putin effect’

    Frankfurt (AFP) – German industrial orders, a key measure of demand for German-made goods both at home and abroad, jumped in July, suggesting the fallout from the Ukraine crisis remains limited for now, data showed on Thursday.Factory orders were up 4.6 percent in July compared with the level in June, the statistics office Destatis said in...

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia’s foreign minister: Kiev’s NATO ambitions derail peace process in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Separatists Take Village Near Luhansk
    Sep04

    Separatists Take Village Near Luhansk

    After a week of intense fighting, Ukraine’s National Guard ceded the village of Novosvitlivka, near Luhansk, to pro-Russian separatist forces. Video shot on Septermber 3 by RFE/RL correspondent Andrei Babitsky shows remains of Ukrainian armored vehicles scattered around the village and a school destroyed by artillery fire. (RFE/RL’s...

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron: We Won’t ‘Be Cowed By Barbaric Killers’

    President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron co-authored an op-ed published in The Times on Thursday (behind a paywall) outlining the worldwide threat posed by extremists, like those responsible for the deaths of two American journalists, and the importance of strengthening relationships among NATO countries. Meanwhile, the...

    Dnipropetrovsk Mourns Soldiers Killed At Ilovaysk
    Sep04

    Dnipropetrovsk Mourns Soldiers Killed At Ilovaysk

    Mourners gathered in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk on September 3 to commemorate soldiers of the Dnipro volunteer battalion who were killed in August battling pro-Russian separatists in Ilovaysk, a town near Donetsk in the country’s east. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spelled out a seven-point plan for ending hostilities and expressed hope for a breakthrough at talks in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday. […] Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in televised remarks Thursday that statements by senior government officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are...