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    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 forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for ‘statehood’ talks
    Sep01

    Ukraine forces lose more ground to rebels as Putin calls for ‘statehood’ talks

    Ukrainian forces lost more ground Sunday as Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Kiev to engage in talks on “statehood in southeastern Ukraine” ahead of cease-fire talks scheduled to begin Monday in Belarus. …read more Source: FOX...

    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...

    The scene in eastern Ukraine
    Sep01

    The scene in eastern Ukraine

    A few miles south of the town of Starobeshevo in eastern Ukraine, a group of men in uniform is slumped under a tree. …read more Source:...

    Putin Urges ‘Statehood’ Talks for Eastern Ukraine
    Sep01

    Putin Urges ‘Statehood’ Talks for Eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called on Ukraine on Sunday to begin talks on “the statehood” of that country’s rebellious southeast, a vague and provocative turn of phrase he used while demanding the Ukrainian government negotiate directly with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Obama to Reassure NATO Baltic States
    Sep01

    Obama to Reassure NATO Baltic States

    President Barack Obama leaves Tuesday for a trip to Estonia and later Wales, in Britain, for a gathering of leaders of NATO countries. As VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez reports, Russia’s latest actions in Ukraine are making the trip an especially important one. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Putin wants ‘statehood’ for rebel-held southeast Ukraine region
    Sep01

    Putin wants ‘statehood’ for rebel-held southeast Ukraine region

    Western governments have accused Russia of backing the separatists with arms and fighters and of sending Russian troops to lead a counteroffensive in Ukraine during the past week that threatened Mariupol, an important port city, and left thousands of government troops encircled. Putin spoke Sunday on a televised news program in Moscow as European...

    Obama seeks to reassure jittery NATO members after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
    Sep01

    Obama seeks to reassure jittery NATO members after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Having failed to stop Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Obama heads to Europe this week to reassure NATO members that he won’t let Russian President Vladimir Putin crash any gates elsewhere in Eastern Europe, even as Mr. Putin continued to do exactly that over the weekend. Mr. Obama will leave … …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin Isn’t Going To Stop
    Sep01

    Vladimir Putin Isn’t Going To Stop

    Wreaking havoc in Ukraine is just the beginning. …read more Source: The Huffington...

    Ukrainian Woman, Held Up to Public Abuse, Is Released
    Sep01

    Ukrainian Woman, Held Up to Public Abuse, Is Released

    Irina Dovgan was wrapped in a Ukrainian flag and forced to stand on a sidewalk while holding a sign that read “She kills our children,” as passers-by slapped, kicked and spit on her. …read more Source: The New York...