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    Chernobyl’s Legacy: Radioactive Wild Boars Roam Germany
    Sep02

    Chernobyl’s Legacy: Radioactive Wild Boars Roam Germany

    The explosion at the Ukrainian plant spread a radioactive cloud over Europe in 1986. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport
    Sep02

    Ukraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport

    EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from Obama
    Sep02

    Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from Obama

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Spooked by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Estonia is hoping for a strong signal of support from President Barack Obama when he arrives Wednesday in a country that two decades ago had Russian troops on its soil. The U.S. and many other Western countries never recognized the nearly five-decade Soviet occupation,...

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout if crisis continues, IMF says
    Sep02

    Ukraine may need bigger bailout if crisis continues, IMF says

    Ukraine may need as much as $19 billion US in additional funds from donors if its conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country continues in 2015, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    How a Famous Soviet Dissident Foreshadowed Putin’s Plan—in 1990
    Sep02

    How a Famous Soviet Dissident Foreshadowed Putin’s Plan—in 1990

    During an informal question-and-answer session at the pro-Kremlin Seliger youth camp on August 29, a young woman expressed concern about the “growth of nationalism” in Kazakhstan. The woman wondered if a “Ukraine scenario” was possible there if longtime Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev left office—and asked what the...

    Ukraine: Civilians driven from homes
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Civilians driven from homes

    In Donetsk, the devastation wrought by weeks of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces is all too apparent. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Foreign Minister on Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia’s Foreign Minister on Ukraine

    Sergey V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, said that the “party of war” in Kiev was trying to disrupt peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight
    Sep02

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight

    MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs…. …read more Source: Associated...

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight
    Sep02

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight

    MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs. Prospects for a political settlement looked dim just a few weeks ago while the Ukrainian troops were methodically...

    Putin Reportedly Says Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in 2 Weeks’
    Sep02

    Putin Reportedly Says Russia Could ‘Take Kiev in 2 Weeks’

    The statement by President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia added a new dimension to the tensions building in Ukraine as Russian forces become more involved in the fighting there. …read more Source: The New York...