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    Ukraine truce set as EU considers Russian sanctions
    Sep05

    Ukraine truce set as EU considers Russian sanctions

    Ukraine agreed on a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists to stem months of bloodshed as European officials met to consider more penalties on Russia for its role in the conflict. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels

    MINSK, Belarus — The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the nation’s east after his representatives reached a deal with the Russian-backed rebels at peace talks in Minsk. President Petro Poroshenko said he ordered government forces to stop hostilities at 1500 GMT (11 a.m. EDT)...

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine
    Sep05

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine

    MINSK – Pro-Russia rebels on Friday said they had agreed a ceasefire with the Ukrainian government but stressed they still wanted to split from the ex-Soviet country. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukrainian gov’t, insurgents sign ceasefire deal in Minsk
    Sep05

    Ukrainian gov’t, insurgents sign ceasefire deal in Minsk

    Representatives of Ukraine’s government and insurgent leadership inked here Friday a ceasefire agreement slated to take effect later in the day, Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: China...

    EU could delay sanctions on Russia
    Sep05

    EU could delay sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union was set to agree on new economic sanctions against Russia today but could suspend them if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Envoys meet in Minsk for Ukraine crisis talks
    Sep05

    Envoys meet in Minsk for Ukraine crisis talks

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s restive east is widely expected from the meeting, so as to pave the way for a possible political settlement of the bloody conflict, which has killed over 2,500 people. …read more Source: China...

    Putin’s ceasefire plan for Ukraine: what you need to know
    Sep05

    Putin’s ceasefire plan for Ukraine: what you need to know

    Ukraine was set Friday (Sep 5) to hammer out a ceasefire deal with pro-Russian rebels after almost five months of fighting that has killed around 2,600 people in the east of the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO Says No Third Country Can Veto Membership
    Sep05

    NATO Says No Third Country Can Veto Membership

    NATO, responding to Russian warnings against Ukraine’s bid to join the western alliance, said on Friday that no third country could veto its enlargement policy and approved new steps to advance Georgi… …read more Source:...

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus
    Sep05

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus

    Talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine began on Friday in the Belarusian capital even as the rebels kept pressing their offensive against a strategic port city. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal
    Sep05

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal

    The ceasefire will start at 8.30 p.m. IST on Friday, Russian news agency Interfax quoted a source close to the talks as saying. …read more Source: The...

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