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    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies
    Sep03

    Ukraine Looks To Stalin Era To Root Out Spies

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey has announced the creation of a Special Service, similar to a counterintelligence organization that existed during Josef Stalin’s rule, to deal with subversive elements in the Ukrainian military. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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. MoreEXCLUSIVE: Ebola Victim Kent Brantly ‘Not Worried’ About Stigma NBC NewsObama Vows: We Will ‘Degrade and Destroy’...

    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 urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”
    Sep03

    Putin urges Ukraine to withdraw troops, rebels to “stop advancing”

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people and forced over 340,000 to flee their homes, according to the U.N. …read more Source:...

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message
    Sep03

    Obama Says Planned NATO Deployments Send A Clear Message

    U.S. President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to defend other NATO states under what is known as Article 5 of the alliance’s charter. He spoke at a news conference in Tallinn with Estonian President Toomas Ilves. In reaction to Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, NATO’s secretary-general recently announced that...

    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...

    Bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved, military official says
    Sep03

    Bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved, military official says

    A Ukrainian military official says the bodies of 87 soldiers killed while fighting Russian-backed rebels have been evacuated from southeastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama expresses skepticism on Russia’s aims in Ukrainian conflict
    Sep03

    Obama expresses skepticism on Russia’s aims in Ukrainian conflict

    President Obama expressed skepticism Wednesday about Russia’s aims in Ukraine after officials in Kiev announced that the two countries had agreed to a cease-fire, then backed off that claim. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Modifies ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Claim To ‘Cease-Fire Process’ After Kremlin Refutes Original Report
    Sep03

    Ukraine Modifies ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Claim To ‘Cease-Fire Process’ After Kremlin Refutes Original Report

    Update as of 7:15 a.m. EDT: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s office reportedly corrected its earlier statement regarding a cease-fire and changed it to saying that Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a “cease-fire process,” BBC reported. A New York Times report cited the correction to a spokesperson, and added that a new statement will...

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved
    Sep03

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military official says the bodies of 87 soldiers killed while fighting Russian-backed rebels have been evacuated from southeastern Ukraine.Mykhailo Logvinov, a military official in the southeastern region of Zaporizhye, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying Wednesday that the bodies have been delivered to...