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    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus
    Sep01

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

    Pro-Russian rebels prepare arms for the the assault on the positions of Ukrainian army in Donetsk airport, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday ca… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine: The struggle between hard and soft power
    Sep01

    Ukraine: The struggle between hard and soft power

    The crisis in Ukraine seems to be slipping closer to all-out war, as Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “statehood” for its disputed region. …read more Source:...

    Australia To Ramp Up Sanctions Against Russia; Lavrov Says No Intention To Invade Ukraine
    Sep01

    Australia To Ramp Up Sanctions Against Russia; Lavrov Says No Intention To Invade Ukraine

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday that the country will increase sanctions against Russia amid escalating tension in eastern Ukraine. Australia’s decision comes despite Russia’s foreign minister asserting that his country will not conduct a military intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: International...

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus
    Sep01

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and separatist forces. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ruble Sinks Against the Dollar
    Sep01

    Ruble Sinks Against the Dollar

    The Russian ruble hit a fresh record low against the U.S. dollar after continuing fighting in Ukraine over the weekend, while European stocks were steady. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Lavrov Professes No Russian ‘Military Intervention’ In Ukraine
    Sep01

    Lavrov Professes No Russian ‘Military Intervention’ In Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on September 1 that the Russian military would not intervene in Ukraine, something Kyiv and the West say it has already done. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia says it won’t interfere in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Russia says it won’t interfere in Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the comments to a Russian news agency Monday. …read more Source: USA...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Sep01

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what people will about on Monday, also Labor Day in the United States. 1. In response to the killing of three Jewish teens in June, Israel said it has plans to takeover nearly 1,000 acres of land in the Palestinian-occupied West Bank. The move is believed to be the “largest seizure by Israel in 30 years,”...

    New sanctions will force Russia to ‘protect our economy,’ Lavrov says
    Sep01

    New sanctions will force Russia to ‘protect our economy,’ Lavrov says

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday any new sanctions from the European Union or the U.S. would force Russia to protect its economy, citizens and businesses. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev
    Sep01

    Ukraine soldiers in battle with Russian tanks in Lugansk: Kiev

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank division in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, in its latest allegation of Moscow’s direct involvement in the conflict.”The battle between Ukrainian paratroopers and a reinforced tank battalion of the Russian armed forces is continuing with the goal of...