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    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East
    Sep02

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. When NATO leaders last met in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of their agenda, and Russia was considered a partner in addressing issues like...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises
    Sep02

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS — While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy.Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and the separatists in the country’s east persists...

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
    Sep02

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.The statement on the Russians by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security Council,...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy. …read more Source: Miami...

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine
    Sep02

    Obama Visits Russia, Objectives May be Clouded by Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West’s inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics....

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet
    Sep02

    Russian Photographer In Ukraine’s Fate Still Unclear, Despite Cryptic ‘RIP’ Tweet

    The fate of a Russian photographer who disappeared nearly a month ago in eastern Ukraine remains a mystery despite scattered claims that DNA testing confirmed Andrei Stenin was dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout
    Sep02

    Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine’s leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country’s battered economy…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin Orders Expedited Building of New Russian Spaceport
    Sep02

    Putin Orders Expedited Building of New Russian Spaceport

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered that construction be sped up on a multi-billion-dollar spaceport in Russia’s Far East, which he said would break reliance on the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and launch future missions to the Moon and Mars. Putin flew in a helicopter over the sprawling building site in Vostochny at a...

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia
    Sep02

    Leaked Putin remark on Ukraine enrages Russia

    Kremlin blasts EU leader over Russian president’s controversial remark as Ukraine says Russian troops seen in 2 rebel-held cities …read more Source:...