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    EU Weighs Stricter Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU Weighs Stricter Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    The European Union is prepared to toughen sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but wants a political deal to end the confrontation, its leader said Saturday. “We are ready to take very strong and clear measures, but we are keeping our doors open to a political solution,” European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso...

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS—European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko said a strong EU response is needed because his country is subject to “military aggression and terror.”...

    EU Leader Fears Ukraine Crisis Is Approaching The ‘Point Of No Return’
    Aug30

    EU Leader Fears Ukraine Crisis Is Approaching The ‘Point Of No Return’

    European Union Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso gave a grim assessment of the situation in Ukraine on Saturday after talks in Belgium with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. “We are in a very serious, I would say, dramatic situation … where we can reach the point of no return,” Barroso said, according to Agence...

    Poroshenko Seeks Help from EU
    Aug30

    Poroshenko Seeks Help from EU

    Ukraine’s President arrived at the European Council in Brussels on Saturday (August 30) for meetings with President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso. Poroshenko is seeking help in stopping the escalation of the conflict in the east of his country where Russia is believed to be giving support to rebels fighting...

    EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia as fighting continues
    Aug30

    EU poised to level new sanctions against Russia as fighting continues

    European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. …read more Source:...

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU says could send over $1 billion Euros more aid to Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – The European Union may disburse more than one billion euros in loans to Ukraine over the coming months and could consider further aid beyond that, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Saturday.In March, the EU offered an 11 billion euro ($14.45 billion) package of loans and grants to Ukraine over the next...

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Aug30

    EU to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. MoreU.S. Warns Against Ukraine TravelMcDonald’s Objects to Russia Restaurant ClosuresCut Day: What If Michael Sam...

    Kyiv Frees Two Russian Embassy Guards
    Aug30

    Kyiv Frees Two Russian Embassy Guards

    Moscow says two guards at Russia’s embassy in Kyiv, who were detained by Ukrainian authorities on weapons charges, have been released and returned to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights
    Aug30

    Syrian Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict. MoreU.N. Says Syria Refugees Top 3 Million MarkFive Best Ideas of...

    Chechens Now Fighting On Both Sides In Ukraine
    Aug30

    Chechens Now Fighting On Both Sides In Ukraine

    A former Chechen rebel commander has appealed to the West to provide “comprehensive military assistance” to the Ukrainian people, whom he describes as victims of Russian imperial aggression, just as the Chechens were 20 years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...