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    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spelled out a seven-point plan for ending hostilities and expressed hope for a breakthrough at talks in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday. […] Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in televised remarks Thursday that statements by senior government officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are...

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing
    Sep04

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing

    Like the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s desert, Barack Obama’s swollen optimism has run into corporate and political power and been forced to adapt. …read more Source:...

    Russia Warns NATO, US Over Ukraine Before Summit
    Sep04

    Russia Warns NATO, US Over Ukraine Before Summit

    (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign minister warned NATO not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday and told the United States not to try to impose its will on the former Soviet republic. Sergei Lavrov also urged Kiev and pro-Russian rebels fighting Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine to back...

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit
    Sep04

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined Russia’s opposition to Ukraine joining NATO as the alliance gathered for a summit on Thursday and warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic. …read more Source:...

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war
    Sep04

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war

    After 51 horrible days, the people of Gaza, Israel and the world breathed a sigh of relief when a ceasefire agreement was announced by the Palestinian president on August 26. The impressive regional and international coalition that worked on putting a stop to this war went back to dealing with other pressing issues. Israelis went back to their...

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’
    Sep04

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the conflict in Ukraine a “moment of testing” for the United States and Europe, and condemned Russia’s intervention as a “brazen assault” on the nation’s territorial integrity that warrants a unified response. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep04

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday that they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Western leaders expressed skepticism — noting that it wasn’t the first attempt to end the deadly conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’
    Sep04

    NATO Leaders Meet in ‘Changed World’

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. At the last NATO summit two years ago in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of the agenda and Russia was considered a partner in addressing...

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine
    Sep04

    Open Source: Missing Russian Photographer Was Killed in Ukraine

    Andrei Stenin was killed in an attack on a convoy in Ukraine last month, Russia’s state news agency reported on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama in Britain for Pivotal NATO Summit

    President Barack Obama is in Britain for a two-day NATO summit expected to focus on the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq. Obama arrived late Wednesday at a British military base, following talks in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Speaking in Tallinn, the U.S....