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    LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia
    Sep03

    LISTEN: President Obama Delivers An Ode To Democracy In Estonia

    Obama said NATO and the democratic values that the alliance stands for are facing “a moment of testing,” with Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. Ultimately, however, Obama said, “Democracy will win.”» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit
    Sep03

    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit

    The key points in Putin’s seven-step plan include a halt in the rapid rebel advance in exchange for Ukrainian units pulling back out of shelling range of rebel-held cities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east
    Sep03

    Putin's peace plan: Ukraine withdraws from east

    KIEV, Ukraine — A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued his own peace plan for eastern Ukraine, calling on the Russian-backed insurgents there to “stop advancing” and urging Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region.Hours earlier, Ukraine had issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    KIEV, Ukraine— Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Ukraine issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on cease-fire steps for eastern Ukraine. The...

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia
    Sep03

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

    Autonomy for the Donbass region would allow the rest of Ukraine to look West. …read more Source: The New York...

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’
    Sep03

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’

    David Cameron has warned that the mistakes made in appeasing Adolf Hitler during the 1930s must not be repeated in the treatment of Vladimir Putin. Speaking behind closed doors at an EU summit in Brussels, the prime minster warned European leaders that Putin must be prevented from seizing all of the Ukraine to avoid the situation that led to the...

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d
    Sep03

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d

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

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian news agency says photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe
    Sep03

    Obama Casts Russia As A Threat To Peace In Europe

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Lashing out at Russia, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe. He vigorously vowed to come to the defense of NATO allies that fear they could be Vladimir Putin’s next target. “You lost your independence once before,” Obama said...