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    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security
    Sep13

    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security

    As the clock is ticking, President Barack Obama is striving to cement his legacy in the realm of nuclear weapons policy. In the past, the president has suggested his nuclear policy goal would be a “no first use” policy—a plan many experts as well as U.S. allies continue to meet with skepticism and resistance. While recent reports indicate Obama...

    Moscow Mayor Urged by 30,000 Activists to Honor Assassinated Kremlin Critic
    Sep13

    Moscow Mayor Urged by 30,000 Activists to Honor Assassinated Kremlin Critic

    Russian opposition activists have sent 30,000 signatures to the mayor of Moscow, calling on local authorities to honor late opposition leader Boris Nemtsov with a memorial plaque. Nemtsov, who was once Russia’s deputy prime minister and a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead in central Moscow while walking home...

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces cease-fire

    Allen ConeDONETSK, Ukraine, Sept. 13 (UPI) — A Russian-backed separatist leader in eastern Ukraine announced a cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday and urged the government to do the same. …read more Source: United Press...

    Will Russia Overextend Itself?
    Sep13

    Will Russia Overextend Itself?

    This article is the second of three essays on the possible collapse of Putin’s Russia. The first is here.Assessments of the likelihood of a systemic Russian crisis often exaggerate or mischaracterize several factors. For instance, thanks to the scrupulous research and analysis of Mark Adomanis, there is no longer any informed basis for the...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Announces Unilateral Truce
    Sep13

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Announces Unilateral Truce

    The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday, which could be a major step in solving the conflict that has been raging for more than two years. The conflict between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500 people since it...

    Separatist Leaders In Ukraine Announce Unilateral Cease-Fire
    Sep13

    Separatist Leaders In Ukraine Announce Unilateral Cease-Fire

    The leaders of the separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight on September 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral ceasefire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral ceasefire

    The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday announced a unilateral ceasefire starting at midnight Wednesday, which could be a major step in solving the conflict that has been raging for more than two years. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukraine rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire

    More than 9,500 people have died since the conflict began in April 2014. …read more Source: USA...

    3 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in East Despite Truce
    Sep13

    3 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in East Despite Truce

    Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 15 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday – the first major casualties since a cease-fire came into force on September 1. Over the past two weeks monitors have reported a sharp decrease in hostilities along the eastern front...

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday, which could be a major step in solving the conflict that has been raging for more than two years. The conflict between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500...