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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders

    Ukraine’s president received a show of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday as a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting the country’s east where pro-Russia rebels have been gaining the upper hand against Ukrainian troops. The West has backed Kyiv with words and imposed economic sanctions against Moscow, but...

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev
    Sep04

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev

    Ukraine’s president heard words of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday, but a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting in the east where dramatic advances by pro-Russian rebels have tipped the balance of power against Kiev. …read more Source: The Toronto...

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

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

    U.S. President Barack Obama, fourth from left, is seated at a table with, from left to right: France’s President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister D… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation
    Sep04

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

    As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia’s ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow’s grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Legendary Soviet Actor Donatas Banionis Dies At 90
    Sep04

    Legendary Soviet Actor Donatas Banionis Dies At 90

    Iconic Soviet-era actor Donatas Banionis has died in Vilnius at the age of 90. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning
    Sep04

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod
    Sep04

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod

    President Vladimir Putin says peace could come as early as Friday if Ukraine agrees to a deal that’s in the works and that’s “very close” to reaching consensus, he said. Mr. Putin said on the heels of a telephone call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that the two shared similar … …read more Source: The...

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’
    Sep04

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’

    The American political scientist Francis Fukuyama provides his views on how the West should react to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue
    Sep04

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue

    This just in… Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, will be leading what he calls a “very large” delegation to Washington next week, ostensibly to lobby against the nuclear deal being envisioned with Iran. As Laura Rozen pointed out to me — and as Haaretz explains — Steinitz’s mission is...

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply
    Sep04

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply

    The European Union is preparing to take action to secure gas supplies this winter if its biggest supplier, Russia, cuts exports due to the crisis in Ukraine, a draft document seen by Reuters showed. The measures could include making use of existing powers to ban companies from selling liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker cargoes outside Europe,...