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    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...

    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia
    Sep03

    Putin Hails Soviet Victory Over Japan, Courts Mongolia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin cited a 1939 Soviet victory over the Japanese army as a foundation of relations with Mongolia during a visit to Ulan Bator on Wednesday, despite a risk of upsetting Tokyo. Putin’s reference to the battles of Khalkhin Gol could be seen in Tokyo as a jibe following Japan’s sanctions on Russia over the...

    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...

    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...

    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?
    Sep03

    Vladimir Putin’s Seven-Point Plan For Peace In Ukraine: What Does The Document Say Exactly?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made public on Wednesday a seven-point plan for peace in the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatist rebels in the country’s east. Speaking to reporters in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, where he had just arrived on a state visit, Putin said he had “sketched out” a plan during his...

    Ukraine president says he and Putin agree on steps to a cease-fire … but rebels unimpressed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says he and Putin agree on steps to a cease-fire … but rebels unimpressed

    ‘As long as Ukrainian forces are on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic there can be no ceasefire,’ said a top rebel official, insisting a full troop withdrawal was necessary …read more Source: Calgary...

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts
    Sep03

    The West’s Greatest Threat is the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist, Say Security Experts

    Earlier this week, a text message spread like wildfire among young people in London, warning them to avoid using the underground the next morning. By 8pm, friends of mine had received the message from half a dozen people each, some believing the threat was genuine and changing their travel plans. Tweets about the message tended to link to a...

    Canada paid for cash-strapped Hungary’s fighter pilot training
    Sep03

    Canada paid for cash-strapped Hungary’s fighter pilot training

    LONDON — NATO ally Hungary is so financially strapped that Canada has had to step in and pay for its fighter pilot training, according to documents obtained by the Citizen. Because of Hungary’s financial problems, it couldn’t afford the $9 million a year to send pilots to the NATO Flying Training Centre in Moose Jaw, Sask., according...

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Stocks spike amid confusion over Ukraine cease-fire

    Risk assets across Europe rose sharply on hopes that the presidents of both Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source:...

    Obama Urges NATO to Help Ukraine
    Sep03

    Obama Urges NATO to Help Ukraine

    President Obama pushed the alliance to send a message of support to Ukraine and to help modernize and strengthen its security forces. …read more Source: The New York...