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    Georgian President: Tbilisi Will Ask For NATO Membership
    Sep03

    Georgian President: Tbilisi Will Ask For NATO Membership

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili says his country will ask for NATO membership at the alliance’s upcoming summit in Britain. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep03

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, an announcement that threatened to upstage a crucial NATO summit on the crisis that has chilled East-West relations.Western leaders expressed some skepticism over the plan, noting it wasn’t the first attempt to...

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan
    Sep03

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan

    KIEV/ULAN BATOR (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin outlined plans for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday but Ukraine’s prime minister dismissed the proposal, while France expressed its disapproval of Moscow’s support for separatist forces by halting delivery of a warship. After speaking to Ukrainian President Petro...

    Can NATO Find A Way To Contain Russia?
    Sep03

    Can NATO Find A Way To Contain Russia?

    The crisis in Ukraine is exactly the type of confrontation that NATO wanted to preempt by expanding eastward over the past two decades. Yet Russia still views NATO as a threat.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Rapid Trident: U.S. ground troops to train in Ukraine next week
    Sep03

    Rapid Trident: U.S. ground troops to train in Ukraine next week

    U.S. ground troops will train in western Ukraine next week while Kiev’s armed forces continue fighting pro-Russian separatists in the east. The Pentagon is sending roughly 200 U.S. soldiers to Ukraine for training exercises in the western part of the nation that will begin Sept. 16. The annual exercise, named … …read more...

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
    Sep03

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders

    President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West’s response to Russia’s provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq. …read more Source: Miami...

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
    Sep03

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West’s response to Russia’s provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq. The meeting will occur Thursday morning on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Wales. Obama arrived here Wednesday night after a whirlwind...

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders
    Sep03

    Obama to talk Ukraine, militants with Euro leaders

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of European allies to discuss the West’s response to Russia’s provocations in Ukraine and Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq…. …read more Source: Associated...

    France puts warship delivery to Russia on hold
    Sep03

    France puts warship delivery to Russia on hold

    PARIS (AP) — Responding to international pressure, France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia at least until November amid security concerns over Moscow’s role in the Ukraine crisis, officials said Wednesday. The Vladivostok, the first of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers ordered by Russia, was due to be delivered next month...

    France Suspends Delivery of Warship to Russia
    Sep03

    France Suspends Delivery of Warship to Russia

    PARIS—France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine, President Francois Hollande’s office said Wednesday. The announcement comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of pressure on France from allies to suspend the sale amid...