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    Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from U.S. go unmet
    Sep19

    Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from U.S. go unmet

    President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of embattled Ukraine to the White House Thursday, but he stopped short of fulfilling his visitor’s urgent request for lethal aid to fight Russian-backed separatists. Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko renewed his call for American weaponry during an emotional address to a joint...

    Russia is a ‘threat to global democracy’, Ukrainian president tells US Congress
    Sep18

    Russia is a ‘threat to global democracy’, Ukrainian president tells US Congress

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the US Congress that Russia was a threat to global democracy, as officials in Kiev said Russia had deployed about 5,000 soldiers in eastern Ukraine to back separatist rebels. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine leader warns US that Russia is global threat
    Sep18

    Ukraine leader warns US that Russia is global threat

    WASHINGTON – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday that Russia had put world security in peril, ahead of White House talks rich in symbolism but likely to dim Kiev’s hopes for US security guarantees. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support
    Sep18

    Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for greater political and military support from Washington and tighter sanctions on Russia as he told US lawmakers that Kremlin aggression represented a threat to global security. …read more Source: Channel...

    US giving $67 million in new aid for Ukraine’s struggle with Russian incursion
    Sep18

    US giving $67 million in new aid for Ukraine’s struggle with Russian incursion

    September 18, 2014 11:24 PMWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States pledged US$53 million (S$67 million) in fresh aid to Ukraine on Thursday for its struggle against Russia’s incursion, including counter-mortar radar equipment, in a gesture of support for visiting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: The...

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in Russia
    Sep18

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in Russia

    A team of BBC journalists was assaulted in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border,” the company said Thursday after lodging a protest with Russian authorities. The three reporters were working in the southern city of Astrakhan when they were “assaulted by unidentified men in a coordinated...

    Kiev says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border
    Sep18

    Kiev says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

    The Ukrainian government accused Russia on Thursday (Sep 18) of massing around 4,000 troops on the border of Russian-annexed Crimea and Ukraine, as Crimean residents also reported seeing troop movements. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU Silent on Reported Vladimir Putin Threat Against East Europe
    Sep18

    EU Silent on Reported Vladimir Putin Threat Against East Europe

    The EU on Thursday refused to confirm a report that President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine’s leader that Russian troops could invade eastern European capitals within two days if ordered. …read more Source:...

    BBC Reporters ‘Badly Beaten’ in Russia
    Sep18

    BBC Reporters ‘Badly Beaten’ in Russia

    A team of BBC journalists were attacked in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border,” the company said on Thursday after lodging a protest with Russ… …read more Source:...

    Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growth
    Sep18

    Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growth

    The Russian government on Thursday approved the country’s toughest budget since the global financial crisis to keep a tight control on spending as Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis exacerbate an economic slowdown. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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