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    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation
    Sep04

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

    As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia’s ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow’s grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev
    Sep04

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev

    Ukraine’s president heard words of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday, but a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting in the east where dramatic advances by pro-Russian rebels have tipped the balance of power against Kiev. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants
    Sep04

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants

    U.S. President Barack Obama, fourth from left, is seated at a table with, from left to right: France’s President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister D… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Legendary Soviet Actor Donatas Banionis Dies At 90
    Sep04

    Legendary Soviet Actor Donatas Banionis Dies At 90

    Iconic Soviet-era actor Donatas Banionis has died in Vilnius at the age of 90. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’
    Sep04

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’

    The American political scientist Francis Fukuyama provides his views on how the West should react to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning
    Sep04

    Ukraine president meets with NATO amid Kremlin warning

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders

    Ukraine’s president received a show of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday as a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting the country’s east where pro-Russia rebels have been gaining the upper hand against Ukrainian troops. The West has backed Kyiv with words and imposed economic sanctions against Moscow, but...

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea
    Sep04

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea

    NEWPORT, England – A Canadian warship will sail into the Black Sea in the coming days to take part in a multi-lateral exercise with Ukrainian, U.S. and other vessels. HMCS Toronto, a Halifax-class frigate, will enter the Black Sea on Sept. 6 to begin the exercise starting on Sept. 8, military officials at the NATO summit here said Thursday. The...

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply
    Sep04

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply

    The European Union is preparing to take action to secure gas supplies this winter if its biggest supplier, Russia, cuts exports due to the crisis in Ukraine, a draft document seen by Reuters showed. The measures could include making use of existing powers to ban companies from selling liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker cargoes outside Europe,...

    EU Official: Union Considering Payouts to Compensate for Russian Ban
    Sep04

    EU Official: Union Considering Payouts to Compensate for Russian Ban

    The European Union’s trade chief said on Thursday the bloc was considering compensating European food producers hit by trade restrictions that Russia has imposed in retaliation for EU sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht told business leaders in Cyprus the EU was looking at ways to help food producers during...