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    Putin upstages NATO summit by unveiling Ukraine peace plan
    Sep04

    Putin upstages NATO summit by unveiling Ukraine peace plan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday unveiled a broad peace plan for Ukraine that could be agreed by the weekend to end a bloody pro-Kremlin uprising that has all but severed East-West ties. The surprise announcement could take the wind out of the sails of a high-stakes NATO summit on Thursday where Western leaders led […] The post Putin...

    EU weighs up Russia World Cup boycott
    Sep03

    EU weighs up Russia World Cup boycott

    BRUSSELS – European nations have discussed hitting Russia with sporting sanctions including a boycott of Vladimir Putin’s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine, sources and reports said Wednesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia
    Sep03

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

    President Vladimir Putin outlined plans for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday but Ukraine’s prime minister dismissed the proposal, while France expressed its disapproval of Moscow’s support for separatist forces by halting delivery of a warship. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kremlin Says Status of East Ukraine Not Addressed in Ceasefire Plan
    Sep03

    Kremlin Says Status of East Ukraine Not Addressed in Ceasefire Plan

    Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Wednesday the Russian president’s proposal for steps towards a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine did not seek to address the status of the territory, Russian news agencie… …read more Source:...

    Paris suspends delivery of warship to Russia over Ukraine
    Sep03

    Paris suspends delivery of warship to Russia over Ukraine

    France said Wednesday “conditions” were not in place to deliver the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia, a move planned later this year that has sparked controversy given the crisis in Ukraine. Paris agreed in 2011 to build and sell the two advanced helicopter assault ships to Russia for a total of €1.2 billion […] The post Paris...

    Ukraine’s President Says Hopes Peace Process Can Start Friday
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s President Says Hopes Peace Process Can Start Friday

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday he hoped a peace process for the troubled eastern region of his country to begin on Friday in the Belarussian capital Minsk and urged politicians… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia agree peace moves but fighting rages on
    Sep03

    Ukraine, Russia agree peace moves but fighting rages on

    September 04, 2014 12:46 AMKIEV/ULAN BATOR (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine could be reached this week, a clear attempt to show the West he was trying to de-escalate the conflict despite renewed shelling. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine PM rejects Putin ceasefire plan as bid to deceive West
    Sep03

    Ukraine PM rejects Putin ceasefire plan as bid to deceive West

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Wednesday (Sep 3) rejected a ceasefire plan unveiled by Russian President Vladimir Putin as an attempt to deceive the West about Moscow’s real intentions. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian insurgents say open to political settlement of crisis
    Sep03

    Ukrainian insurgents say open to political settlement of crisis

    The leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they are open to a political solution to the conflict with government troops. …read more Source: China...

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia over Ukraine
    Sep03

    France suspends delivery of warship to Russia over Ukraine

    France said on Wednesday (Sep 3) “conditions” were not in place to deliver the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia, a move planned later this year that has sparked controversy given the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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