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    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (center right) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talk after the meeting with he media in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday. (Mykola Lazarenko/Pool Photo via AP )Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a...

    Russian court starts hearing Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial
    Sep22

    Russian court starts hearing Ukrainian pilot’s murder trial

    A Russian court on Tuesday started hearing a case against Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko over the murder of two Russian journalists in a trial that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. Seen by her compatriots as a symbol of resistance against a Kremlin-backed conflict in their country, Savchenko faces up to 25 years in...

    NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis
    Sep22

    NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis

    There is no alternative to the Minsk deal on the peaceful settlement of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said here Tuesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/22/c_134649386.htm target=_blank title="NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis”...

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine said on Tuesday they were going ahead with local elections in October and November in defiance of Kiev, and only hours after they appeared to say they were prepared to postpone the vote to avoid “stalemate” in peace efforts. …read more Source: Channel...

    Moscow delivers warplanes to Syria in latest boost to regime
    Sep22

    Moscow delivers warplanes to Syria in latest boost to regime

    DAMASCUS: Russia has delivered new arms including warplanes to Syria as the regime increases attacks on jihadists, officials said Tuesday, in a sign that Moscow’s growing support for its ally is having an effect. A senior Syrian military official told AFP Damascus had received a fresh batch of arms, including at least five fighter planes,...

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels say local elections still set for Oct, Nov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine said on Tuesday they were going ahead with local elections in October and November in defiance of Kiev, and only hours after they appeared to say they were prepared to postpone the vote to avoid “stalemate” in peace efforts. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons
    Sep22

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons

    Ukraine pressed NATO on Tuesday for Western weaponry to help defend itself against pro-Russian separatists but the head of the alliance resisted for fear of threatening a fragile ceasefire with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons
    Sep22

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine pressed NATO on Tuesday for Western weaponry to help defend itself against pro-Russian separatists but the head of the alliance resisted for fear of threatening a fragile ceasefire with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The...

    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms
    Sep22

    In symbolic visit, NATO offers Ukraine support but no arms

    KIEV – The head of NATO pledged to help Ukraine defend itself against pro-Russian separatists on Tuesday but disappointed some in Kiev who seek supplies of defensive weaponry that the West fears would threaten a fragile ceasefire with the rebels. In an… …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief Stops Short of Backing Ukraine Membership
    Sep22

    NATO Chief Stops Short of Backing Ukraine Membership

    The head of NATO said Tuesday that “Ukraine can rely on” the Western military alliance but stopped short of infuriating Russia by backing the ex-Soviet republic’s membership in the Cold War-era bloc. …read more Source:...

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