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    Putin’s ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ out of context: aide
    Sep02

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

    Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader’s foreign policy adviser, told reporters that Putin’s statement was “taken out of context and carried a completely different meaning.” Russia’s Foreign Ministry dismissed Heletey’s remarks as “shocking” and accused him of making the statement in a bid to shift blame...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine
    Sep02

    Op-Ed Contributor: Finland’s Lesson for Ukraine

    Small countries with big and powerful neighbors must find their own way to survive. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia’s Lavrov Urges US to ‘Talk Sense’ Into Kiev
    Sep02

    Russia’s Lavrov Urges US to ‘Talk Sense’ Into Kiev

    Russia said on Tuesday that Ukraine’s moves to join NATO were aimed at undermining efforts to end the war in the east of the country, and called on Washington to use its influence and “talk sense” into Kiev. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Kiev’s initiative to seek NATO membership came shortly after a meeting of the...

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says
    Sep02

    Putin comment on ‘taking Kiev in two weeks’ taken out of context, aide says

    It quoted Yuri Ushakov as saying that whether or not those words were spoken, the quote ‘was taken out of context and had a totally different meaning’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    NATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter Russian Troops in Ukraine
    Sep02

    NATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter Russian Troops in Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced Monday that the organization was planning to assemble a “spearhead” force that would be able to “travel light but strike hard if needed” in the face of Russia’s increasingly aggressive behavior in eastern Ukraine. MoreU.S. Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says It’s Time to Arm...

    Ukraine shifts tactics against rebels while claiming ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia
    Sep02

    Ukraine shifts tactics against rebels while claiming ‘full-scale invasion’ by Russia

    Ukraine’s defense minister has said that government forces are shifting their strategy in an effort to prevent further setbacks at the hands of pro-Russian separatist rebels. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says
    Sep02

    EU to decide by Friday on new Russian sanctions, Italy’s foreign minister says

    Federica Mogherini added the Commission was working on a strengthened package of sanctions against Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine in four sectors …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context
    Sep02

    Aide: Putin’s statement about ability to take over Kiev in 2 weeks quoted out of context

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s aide confirms ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark
    Sep02

    Putin’s aide confirms ‘2 weeks to Kiev’ remark

    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: Miami...

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB
    Sep02

    European Investors Eye Ukraine, ECB

    European markets were steady as investors watched Ukraine events unfold while also trying to gauge if the European Central Bank will announce further stimulus this week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...