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    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions
    Sep03

    EU Wants to Deepen Russia Sanctions

    BRUSSELS—European Union nations will be looking to give existing penalties against Russia more bite by the weekend rather than expanding sanctions to include sport events to punish Moscow for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis. Several member states came out on Wednesday against the idea of taking action against Russia’s high-profile...

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns
    Sep03

    France suspends warship delivery to Russia over Ukraine concerns

    PARIS — President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. The announcement, after Hollande convened a special defense panel, comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of …...

    Obama Calls Ukraine a ‘Moment of Testing’ for NATO
    Sep03

    Obama Calls Ukraine a ‘Moment of Testing’ for NATO

    In a speech in Estonia, President Obama cast Russia as the aggressor in Ukraine and said borders could not be redrawn ”at the barrel of a gun.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?
    Sep03

    Is Ukraine ‘Ceasefire’ for Real?

    There’s barely a building unscathed. This is Spartak near Donetsk – recovering from heavy shelling overnight. But the end of the crisis could be in sight. Ukraine defence spokesman Andriy Lysenko. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    Ukraine Crisis: France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France will not move ahead with the delivery of the first of two Mistral amphibious assault ships to Russia because of Russia’s involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, the office of President François Hollande said in a statement Wednesday. Hollande had been under pressure from allies to suspend or cancel the delivery of the ships....

    Obama Offers Muddled Message to Europe in Face of Crises
    Sep03

    Obama Offers Muddled Message to Europe in Face of Crises

    MoreObama: ‘Justice Will Be Served’ on ISIS for U.S. Journalist’s KillingObama Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire MeansObama Orders 350 More Troops to IraqPresident Barack Obama traveled to Estonia on Wednesday to set the world straight on his intentions. In a speech at the wood-paneled Nordea Concert...

    President Hollande: France suspends plans to deliver warship to Russia amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep03

    President Hollande: France suspends plans to deliver warship to Russia amid Ukraine tensions

    President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Sep03

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    President Francois Hollande’s office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow’s actions in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia
    Sep03

    France Suspends Delivery Of Warships To Russia

    France has suspended its delivery of warships to Russia amid continued escalation in Ukraine, The Associated Press and others are reporting, citing a statement from the office of French President Francois Hollande. In the statement, Hollande said conditions were “not met” for the delivery to continue as planned. “Russian actions...

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army
    Sep03

    Obama Says NATO Should Help Strengthen Ukraine’s Army

    U.S. President Barack Obama has urged NATO to make “concrete commitments” to help Ukraine modernize and strengthen its security forces in the face of Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...