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    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...

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners
    Sep04

    EU urges sharing intelligence to avert disasters for airliners

    BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments Wednesday to share intelligence data with aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and airlines to assess the risks of flying over conflict zones. …read...

    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....

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia
    Sep04

    President Obama Pledges Baltics Support Against Russia

    President Barack Obama has arrived in Britain for a NATO summit that will focus on Ukraine. The U.S. president spent Wednesday in Estonia where he offered reassurances to Baltic States against possible Russian aggression. White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report. …read more Source: Voice of...

    As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin
    Sep04

    As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin

    As Russia has expanded its military footprint in neighboring Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held repeated consultations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so numerous that the German magazine Der Spiegel recently tried to count the phone calls between Berlin and Moscow since… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy
    Sep04

    In Estonia, Obama vows to defend Baltic states, invokes NATO policy

    President Obama pledged Wednesday that the U.S. would go to war if necessary to protect former Soviet territories in the Baltic region from Russia and signaled new steps to strengthen Ukraine’s ability to defend itself, sharply raising the stakes in the confrontation with Moscow over its… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine
    Sep04

    US to Lead Multinational Exercises in Ukraine

    The U.S. Defense Department has announced upcoming multinational military exercises inside Ukraine. The U.S.-led drill later this month in western Ukraine marks the first deployment of American ground troops to the nation since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in March and subsequent hostilities between Ukrainian troops and...

    Why Arming Ukraine Would Only Make Matters Worse
    Sep04

    Why Arming Ukraine Would Only Make Matters Worse

    The arguments for sending weapons to Ukraine have felt convincing in part because their premises are true. Ukraine’s military has fallen back. The separatist rebels have advanced. The Russian military’s role in the conflict has become so overt that calling it anything other than an invasion has come to look like willful ignorance. The...

    Obama: Ukrainian military needs NATO backing
    Sep04

    Obama: Ukrainian military needs NATO backing

    Although he’s resisted bipartisan calls to send arms to Ukraine, President Obama urged NATO Wednesday to help strengthen the Ukrainian military amid conflicting reports of a tentative cease-fire plan in Kiev’s five-month-old fight against Russian forces. Speaking in the Estonian capital of Tallinn before heading to a NATO summit, Mr....

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting

    Kremlin leader lays out a seven-point peace plan that he hopes will be adopted by all sides this week. …read more Source: USA...