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    Russia says might close airspace in response to new Western sanctions
    Sep09

    Russia says might close airspace in response to new Western sanctions

    Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that Russia will”certainly”react if the EU imposes new sanctions against it for allegedly”destabilizing eastern Ukraine. “The EU and the United States have slapped sanctions against Moscow to punish its alleged military assistance to insurgents in eastern Ukraine. …read more...

    Russia may close airspace after new Western sanctions
    Sep09

    Russia may close airspace after new Western sanctions

    Moscow: Russia does not rule out the possibility of closing its airspace in response to new Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.”If there are sanctions connected with energy or further restrictions on our financial secto.. …read more Source: India...

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep09

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union is expanding sanctions against Russia as reports of new fighting in Ukraine threaten a fragile cease-fire agreement. The new measures are expected to go into effect in the coming days if the cease-fire fails to hold. EU officials say the latest sanctions are reversible, … …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss peaceful settlement of Ukraine crisis
    Sep09

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss peaceful settlement of Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talked by phone about ways to end the crisis in east Ukraine, the Kremlin said Monday. …read more Source:...

    EU announces new package of sanctions against Russia
    Sep09

    EU announces new package of sanctions against Russia

    The European Union announced a new package of restrictive measures against Russia over Moscow’s alleged role in “destabilising” eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    U.S. lawmakers want Ukraine leader to address Congress
    Sep09

    U.S. lawmakers want Ukraine leader to address Congress

    Top U.S. senators on Monday pressed for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to address a joint session of Congress when he visits Washington on Sept. 18. Kiev’s government and military are facing pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and U.S. lawmakers want President Barack Obama’s administration to “extend a hand of friendship to...

    World › Ukraine’s leader rallies for unity in key city
    Sep09

    World › Ukraine’s leader rallies for unity in key city

    Seeking to rally national unity, President Petro Poroshenko visited a southeastern port Monday that has been assaulted for days by Russian-backed separatists and declared the city would remain a part of Ukraine. After a series of military defeats to increasingly confident rebel forces in the country’s eastern regions, Ukraine signed…...

    Poroshenko pays solidarity visit to Ukraine flashpoint
    Sep08

    Poroshenko pays solidarity visit to Ukraine flashpoint

    Dressed in military garb, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko paid a visit to the port city of Mariupol on Monday (Sep 8) in a show of solidarity with residents of the latest battleground in the five-month war. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s leader visits embattled city of Mariupol
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s leader visits embattled city of Mariupol

    Ukraine’s president made a surprise trip Monday to a government stronghold in the turbulent southeast, delivering a fiery speech to hundreds of workers in hard hats in a dramatic show of Kiev’s strength in the region. “This city was, is, and will be Ukrainian!” President Petro Poroshenko told metal plant workers in the embattled...

    Poroshenko visits flashpoint city as EU meets on Russia sanctions
    Sep08

    Poroshenko visits flashpoint city as EU meets on Russia sanctions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited a flashpoint eastern city on Monday (Sep 8) where sporadic fighting has rattled a three-day-old ceasefire between government and rebel forces. …read more Source: Channel...

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