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    NATO Meets On Ukraine Conflict, Postpones Any Response To Russia To Next Week
    Aug30

    NATO Meets On Ukraine Conflict, Postpones Any Response To Russia To Next Week

    After an “extraordinary” meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Friday, it appears the U.S.-led alliance will wait until its meeting in Cardiff, Wales, next Thursday before taking any direct action regarding Russian troops entering Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Hillary Clinton speaking in Ottawa Oct. 6
    Aug30

    Hillary Clinton speaking in Ottawa Oct. 6

    Hillary Clinton is coming to Ottawa. The consensus frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2016 – and perhaps the next president of the United States – will be in Ottawa Oct. 6 for a luncheon speech at the Ottawa Convention Centre, the Citizen has learned. Clinton will arrive in the nation’s capital at a time of what many observers say...

    Morse: Putin’s plunder signals gloves are off in Ukraine
    Aug30

    Morse: Putin’s plunder signals gloves are off in Ukraine

    At least now we know what that “humanitarian truck convoy” that broke into Ukraine was really for — plunder. It turns out to have stripped a few defence-production factories in Luhansk and hauled their contents back to Russia. In all the speculation around the move, that had not occurred to anyone at all. But it is nothing new to the Russians,...

    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers
    Aug29

    Families of Russian Troops in Ukraine Want Answers

    MOSCOW— The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for military exercises in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border. “He was vague in a way that was very unusual, and it was hard for all of them to say goodbye,” Sokolova told The Associated Press,...

    NATO chief needs resources to respond to ‘wake-up call’
    Aug29

    NATO chief needs resources to respond to ‘wake-up call’

    On the eve of next week’s NATO Summit in Wales, the alliance’s outgoing Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells CBC News an ‘unstable security environment’ means member countries like Canada must increase defence spending and help the alliance adapt to ‘profound’ changes. …read more Source:...

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia
    Aug29

    EU Foreign Ministers Call For Tougher Sanctions On Russia

    Several European Union foreign ministers have accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow should be punished with harsh additional economic sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?
    Aug29

    Podcast: What Does Putin Want?

    Does Vladimir Putin have a master plan in Ukraine? Or is he winging it? And is the elite behind him? Listen to the latest Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    Rebels control key Ukraine town as EU ministers urge new Russia sanctions

    Pro-Russia separatists in control of strategic coastal town; EU foreign ministers say Moscow should be punished for invading Ukraine …read more Source:...

    With war underway in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn
    Aug29

    With war underway in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn

    The secret funerals are back. So are motherly measures. Even soccer officials are sniping at each other. As the Ukrainian-Russian conflict enters its sixth month, there are signs from inside Russia that a nation’s nerves are beginning to fray. …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House
    Aug29

    Russia Facing “Additional Economic Costs” Over Ukraine – White House

    The United States said on Friday Russia’s denials of interference in Ukraine and its escalation of the crisis are not credible, putting Russia at risk for additional economic costs. “Those denials are completely without any credibility,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a briefing. “It does put Russia...