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    Video Shows Ukraine Soldiers ‘Abuse’
    Sep03

    Video Shows Ukraine Soldiers ‘Abuse’

    Ukraine’s defence minister has accused Russia of launching a “great war” that could claim tens of thousands of lives. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine’s Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s Dilemma: Talk With Rebels or Fight With Russia

    A peace deal could involve ceding control over Ukraine’s eastern regions to Moscow-backed separatists, but a war of attrition with Russia would risk further loss of territory and life. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout: IMF
    Sep03

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout: IMF

    The IMF warned that Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion in additional financing from donors if its conflict continues. …read more Source:...

    Putin Boasts of Being Able to Take Kiev in 2 Weeks
    Sep03

    Putin Boasts of Being Able to Take Kiev in 2 Weeks

    Reports emerged Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin said he could take control of Ukraine’s capital city in as little as two weeks, a remark that escalated already-pitched tensions between Russia and the West in the lead-up to NATO’s summit in Wales. Putin made the incendiary comment in a phone conversation with European...

    How Europe’s economic slump could doom Ukraine
    Sep03

    How Europe’s economic slump could doom Ukraine

    Even Germany, whose economy powered the Europe’s tepid recovery, is slipping, and Ukraine could suffer, The Fiscal Times reports. …read more Source:...

    Obama Seeks to Reassure NATO Allies on Ukraine
    Sep03

    Obama Seeks to Reassure NATO Allies on Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama has left Washington on a four-day European trip aimed at reassuring NATO allies of active U.S. support, as regional tensions over Russia’s role in Ukraine continue to rise. Obama will hold a full day of talks Wednesday in the Estonian capital with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The meetings in...

    Putin aide: ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark out of context
    Sep03

    Putin aide: ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark out of context

    Comment’s by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine’s capital Kiev within two weeks were taken out of context. …read more Source:...

    World War 3 Rumors: NATO to Oppose Russian Aggression, Obama Says
    Sep03

    World War 3 Rumors: NATO to Oppose Russian Aggression, Obama Says

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO’s security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border. Ahead of a high-stakes...

    More Than a Million Ukrainians Have Been Displaced, U.N. Says
    Sep03

    More Than a Million Ukrainians Have Been Displaced, U.N. Says

    An estimated 260,000 people have fled to different regions of the country, and 814,000 have left the country to escape the fighting. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO’s Dilemma: How Tough to Get With Russia
    Sep03

    NATO’s Dilemma: How Tough to Get With Russia

    The NATO leaders’ summit taking place in Wales this week was always going to be a crucial opportunity for the alliance to re-define its role in a changing world. One year ago, it was expected to be dominated by soul-searching over its relevancy, with its troops finally gone from Afghanistan. MoreNATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter...