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    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit
    Sep03

    Putin drafts ceasefire plan ahead of key NATO summit

    The key points in Putin’s seven-step plan include a halt in the rapid rebel advance in exchange for Ukrainian units pulling back out of shelling range of rebel-held cities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    KIEV, Ukraine— Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Ukraine issued a vague statement about agreeing with Putin on cease-fire steps for eastern Ukraine. The...

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’
    Sep03

    WWII Anniversary: David Cameron Warns ‘Don’t Make Same Mistake With Putin As We Made with Hitler’

    David Cameron has warned that the mistakes made in appeasing Adolf Hitler during the 1930s must not be repeated in the treatment of Vladimir Putin. Speaking behind closed doors at an EU summit in Brussels, the prime minster warned European leaders that Putin must be prevented from seizing all of the Ukraine to avoid the situation that led to the...

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia
    Sep03

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

    Autonomy for the Donbass region would allow the rest of Ukraine to look West. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama expresses skepticism on Russia’s aims in Ukrainian conflict
    Sep03

    Obama expresses skepticism on Russia’s aims in Ukrainian conflict

    President Obama expressed skepticism Wednesday about Russia’s aims in Ukraine after officials in Kiev announced that the two countries had agreed to a cease-fire, then backed off that claim. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine Must Withdraw, Rebels Must Halt

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine to “stop advancing” Wednesday and urged the Ukrainian army to withdraw their troops from the region. MoreEXCLUSIVE: Ebola Victim Kent Brantly ‘Not Worried’ About Stigma NBC NewsObama Vows: We Will ‘Degrade and Destroy’...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved
    Sep03

    Report: bodies of 87 Ukrainian soldiers retrieved

    KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military official says the bodies of 87 soldiers killed while fighting Russian-backed rebels have been evacuated from southeastern Ukraine.Mykhailo Logvinov, a military official in the southeastern region of Zaporizhye, was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying Wednesday that the bodies have been delivered to...

    Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces to Hold Major Exercise This Month
    Sep03

    Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces to Hold Major Exercise This Month

    The forces responsible for Russia’s strategic nuclear arsenal will conduct major exercises this month involving more than 4,000 soldiers, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, in the latest sign of rising tension with NATO over the Ukraine crisis. In an announcement a day before the start of a NATO summit in Wales, RIA news agency quoted...