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    EU considering sports sanctions against  Russia over Ukraine, but swift imposition unlikely
    Sep03

    EU considering sports sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, but swift imposition unlikely

    European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018 World Cup is unlikely at this stage. …read more Source: FOX...

    Separatist Base Near Donetsk
    Sep03

    Separatist Base Near Donetsk

    RFE/RL correspondent Andrei Babitsky went to a rebel base in the village of Pisky near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on September 2. One fighter of the Vostok separatist battalion said the pro-Russian rebels have “enough experience and ammunition” to seize parts of the Donetsk region that are under Ukrainian control....

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security
    Sep03

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mounting a show of solidarity with NATO allies, President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to send more Air Force units and aircraft to the Baltics, as he sought to reassure nations on edge over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. With Moscow supporting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, NATO allies such...

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security
    Sep03

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mounting a show of solidarity with NATO allies, President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to send more Air Force units and aircraft to the Baltics, as he sought to reassure nations on edge over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Poroshenko announces ceasefire deal
    Sep03

    Poroshenko announces ceasefire deal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin have agreed to a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, Poroshenko’s office said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, welcomes Secretary-General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Mykhailo M… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine claims cease-fire with Russia reached; Russia says not yet
    Sep03

    Ukraine claims cease-fire with Russia reached; Russia says not yet

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the truce Wednesday. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Announces Ceasefire In East Ukraine, Russia Says Nope
    Sep03

    Ukraine Announces Ceasefire In East Ukraine, Russia Says Nope

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko reached agreement with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday on a “permanent ceasefire” in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region, Poroshenko’s press office said. There was no immediate sign on the ground of a halt in the fighting between...

    Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire, Ukraine’s President Says
    Sep03

    Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire, Ukraine’s President Says

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    What Canada could offer if West opts to attack ISIS
    Sep03

    What Canada could offer if West opts to attack ISIS

    As NATO leaders gather in Wales to discuss a response to the crisis in Ukraine, British PM David Cameron has promised to broach military measures to counter the growing threat of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq. James Cudmore looks at what Canada might be able to offer. …read more Source:...