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    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are ‘blatant’ attempt to derail peace efforts: Russian FM
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are ‘blatant’ attempt to derail peace efforts: Russian FM

    Russia’s foreign minister warned Thursday that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. Undeterred, Ukraine’s president began a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and other top NATO leaders in Wales. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Activist Seeks Spain Asylum, Citing Threats
    Sep04

    Russian Activist Seeks Spain Asylum, Citing Threats

    A prominent activist and gay rights advocate from St. Petersburg says she has left Russia after receiving death threats following her participation in a rally in support of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten peace talks, Russia warns

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

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants
    Sep04

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants

    NEWPORT, Wales—NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Unmarked military vehicles burn on a country road in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatis… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine
    Sep04

    At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Non-Lethal Aid To Ukraine

    The alliance’s supreme allied commander in Europe says what Russia is doing in Ukraine is something “we thought would never happen again.” Meanwhile, Russia warned Ukraine against trying to join NATO.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Eastern Hopes for NATO Bases Stymied by Russia
    Sep04

    Eastern Hopes for NATO Bases Stymied by Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — On the eve of a NATO summit, President Barack Obama gave the alliance’s eastern European members a soaring assurance of protection from any Russian threat. But Poland and the Baltic states are seeking more than lofty words: They want permanent bases with troops on their land. And they probably won’t get that. While...

    Australia to Give Military Assistance to Ukraine
    Sep04

    Australia to Give Military Assistance to Ukraine

    The Australian government is to provide military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Canberra is also offering to join U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has previously branded Russia a “bully” over its actions in Ukraine and this week he compared Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq to...

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW
    Sep04

    Obama, Cameron vow to face down ‘barbaric killers’ | USA NOW

    Leaders from 28 different countries are gathered in Wales for the first NATO meeting since 2012. Among the biggest issues to be tackled include Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, and Islamic extremists, which President Obama vowed to face head on. …read more Source: USA...

    The $1.6 Billion Warship Deal With Russia Is Now A Huge Headache For France
    Sep04

    The $1.6 Billion Warship Deal With Russia Is Now A Huge Headache For France

    Suspending the sale of two Mistral-class warships to Russia would cost France as much as $1.3 billion, a French diplomat told BBC. On Wednesday, French President Francois Hollande decided to suspend delivery of the warships in a signal of Western cohesion amid Russia’s continued escalation in Ukraine. Russia has reportedly paid much of the...