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    Confusion as Ukraine and Russia announce progress
    Sep04

    Confusion as Ukraine and Russia announce progress

    Ukraine and Russia send conflicting statements over a possible ceasefire, sowing confusion over the Ukraine conflict on the eve of a NATO summit. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War
    Sep04

    Ukraine Russia Crisis: What Can NATO Do To Stop Ongoing Turf War

    NATO will meet for two days at its 26th summit in Wales this week, and much of those 48 hours will be spent discussing the crisis in Ukraine and what NATO’s plan is moving forward. The alliance has been talking tough over Russia’s alleged incursion into eastern Ukraine, but the summit offers a chance to weigh options. The question is...

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine
    Sep04

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine

    The U.S. Defense Department has announced upcoming multinational military exercises inside Ukraine. The U.S.-led drill later this month in western Ukraine marks the first deployment of American ground troops to the nation since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in March and subsequent hostilities between Ukrainian troops and...

    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe
    Sep04

    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

    Multiple rounds of U.S. and European economic sanctions have done little to shift Putin’s tactics, and Obama remains staunchly opposed to U.S. military intervention. Unlike the Baltics and other Eastern European nations, Ukraine is not a member of NATO, meaning the U.S. and other allies have no treaty obligation to come to its defense....

    Obama Just Made the Ultimate Commitment to Eastern Europe
    Sep04

    Obama Just Made the Ultimate Commitment to Eastern Europe

    Presidents give a lot of speeches, and most of them don’t mean very much. They “urge,” they “call on,” and they “challenge”—and, for the most part, their messages bounce off their intended audiences. Congress doesn’t fund the program or balance the budget; the American people carry on wasting energy and dropping out of school. But...

    France Postpones Delivery of Warship to Russia
    Sep04

    France Postpones Delivery of Warship to Russia

    The decision by President François Hollande indicates that Western governments are becoming more assertive in confronting Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO
    Sep04

    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO

    A look at how the threat of further Russian aggression has helped to unify NATO. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine

    Russian president Vladimir V. Putin discussed the steps necessary for a ceasefire agreement between his country and Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack
    Sep04

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack

    If a cease-fire deal is near between Kiev and Moscow, it hasn’t calmed the nerves of Mykola Byshkov, the head of the regional administration for this strategically located town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Obama calls Ukraine 'a moment of testing' for West
    Sep04

    Obama calls Ukraine 'a moment of testing' for West

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday harshly condemned Russian aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe and pledged that NATO will protect allies who fear they will be Moscow’s next target. Standing on Russia’s doorstep, Obama declared “this is a moment of testing” for the Western alliance to...