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    World › Ukraine signs historic EU pact, snubbing Russia
    Jun28

    World › Ukraine signs historic EU pact, snubbing Russia

    Over Russia’s objections, Ukraine’s new president on Friday signed a free-trade deal binding his country more closely to Western Europe, sealing the very agreement that triggered the bloodshed and political convulsions of the past seven months. Russia, meanwhile, fended off for the time being a new, more crippling round of…...

    World › West to Putin: Prove commitment to Ukraine peace
    Jun26

    World › West to Putin: Prove commitment to Ukraine peace

    The Kremlin on Wednesday renounced the right to send troops into Ukraine and voiced support for a peace plan, but the West said Russia must do much more to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine if it wants to avoid a new, more crippling round of sanctions. A cease-fire, already… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine
    Jun23

    World › Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly expressed support Sunday for Ukraine’s declaration of a cease-fire in its battle against pro-Russian separatists and called on both sides to negotiate a compromise. Putin said such a compromise must guarantee the rights of the Russian-speaking residents of eastern Ukraine, who must feel like...

    World › Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire
    Jun22

    World › Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire

    Ukraine’s unilateral ceasefire hung in the balance on Saturday as clashes engulfed the separatist east and Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned the new Western-backed leader’s claimed commitment to peace. The resurgence of violence in the 11-week pro-Russian uprising threatening to splinter the ex-Soviet state came as...

    World › Ukraine orders 1-week government cease-fire
    Jun21

    World › Ukraine orders 1-week government cease-fire

    Ukraine’s president ordered his forces to cease fire Friday and halt military operations for a week against pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east — the first step in a peace plan he hopes will end the fighting that has killed hundreds. The Kremlin dismissed the plan, saying it sounded like… …read more...

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