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    Obama, Poroshenko meet as peace deal hopes rise
    Sep18

    Obama, Poroshenko meet as peace deal hopes rise

    Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko will meet with US President Barack Obama Thursday (Sep 18), amid hopes Kiev’s conflict with pro-Russian rebels may end after Moscow hailed an offer of self-rule for the separatists. …read more Source: Channel...

    Japan mulls further sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep18

    Japan mulls further sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The Japanese government is mulling to further impose sanctions against Russia on current turbulence in Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine pays ‘high price’ for beliefs-Ukraine PM
    Sep18

    Ukraine pays ‘high price’ for beliefs-Ukraine PM

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Petro Poroshenko tells Canada’s Parliament that his country is paying “a very high price for defending what we believe in.” Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark agreement with EUUkraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east, sees boost for peace“We will not give to anybody any bit of Ukrainian...

    Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire
    Sep18

    Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire

    Ukraine’s prime minister told government forces to remain on full battle alert on Wednesday as fighting in the rebel-held eastern city of Donetsk killed at least two civilians and further strained a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists.Fresh shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strainNATO countries have begun...

    Ukraine-Russia conflict drives up steel price
    Sep18

    Ukraine-Russia conflict drives up steel price

    The conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the world’s two largest iron slab makers, has affected the global supply of iron slab resulting in rising prices that will eventually lift the price of hot rolled coil. Steel maker PT Krakatau Steel announced the price of iron slab had increased to between US$25 and $35. Ukraine and Russia’s...

    MH17: U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on downing
    Sep18

    MH17: U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on downing

    UNITED NATIONS: The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine will be discussed by the U.N. Security Council on Friday after Russia requested a meeting on a Dutch finding that a large number of fragments hit the plane and tore it apart. …read more Source: New Straits...

    World › Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    World › Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. Insurgent leaders had initially given a mixed response to the legislation adopted by Ukrainian MPs on Tuesday, describing it as… …read more Source: Japan...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    MOSCOW – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine leader to seek U.S. security pledge when he visits Obama
    Sep18

    Ukraine leader to seek U.S. security pledge when he visits Obama

    Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will cast Russia as a global menace Thursday when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama in the hope of winning a “special status” guaranteeing his troubled nation’s security. The pro-Western president’s first tour of the White House since his May election comes two days after Ukraine took its first...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s president says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new Westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. President Petro Poroshenko made the remarks during an address to the Canadian Parliament on Wednesday. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed Poroshenko, who lauded Canada for its...

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