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    Obama and Putin plan official meet at UN General Assembly next week
    Sep25

    Obama and Putin plan official meet at UN General Assembly next week

    WASHINGTON — Amid escalating tensions over Syria and Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will meet to discuss the issues in person at the United Nations on Monday, the K …read more Source: Big News...

    Pro-Moscow rebels order UN to leave east Ukraine stronghold (AFP)
    Sep25

    Pro-Moscow rebels order UN to leave east Ukraine stronghold (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels have ordered UN agencies working in the separatist stronghold of Lugansk in east Ukraine to leave the area by Friday, the UN aid chief said. …read more Source: The West...

    Poroshenko Names Russia Main Aggressor In New Military Doctrine
    Sep25

    Poroshenko Names Russia Main Aggressor In New Military Doctrine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has named Russia as the main military threat to Ukraine in a new military doctrine signed on September 24. Kyiv and the West accuse Russia of directly backing sepa …read more Source: Big News...

    UN: Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s Luhansk
    Sep25

    UN: Agencies, major NGOs ordered out of Ukraine’s Luhansk

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The United Nations humanitarian chief says he is “alarmed” that U.N. agencies have been ordered out of the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine by the “de facto authorities” there.Stephen O’Brien’s statement Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama and Putin to meet, but differ over whether Ukraine or Syria tops agenda (Reuters)
    Sep24

    Obama and Putin to meet, but differ over whether Ukraine or Syria tops agenda (Reuters)

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in New York next week at a time of high tension in Europe and the Middle East, but the Kremlin … …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels ban 10 Western health relief groups (AFP)
    Sep24

    Ukraine rebels ban 10 Western health relief groups (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels in the separatist Lugansk region on Thursday banned 10 Western health relief groups for “grave violations” of local laws. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises (AFP)
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises (AFP)

    Ternove (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Moscow insurgents showed off their military prowess on Thursday by launching exercises involving heavy tanks that Kiev claims they had covertly received from Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    EU: Russia-Ukraine talks on gas supplies to resume
    Sep24

    EU: Russia-Ukraine talks on gas supplies to resume

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” Russia and Ukraine will resume talks aimed at trying to clinch a deal guaranteeing that Ukraine will receive shipments of Russian natural gas this winter.The European Union, which is hosting the negotiations, announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rejecting Putin’s offer of talks with Obama would be ‘irresponsible’: US official (AFP)
    Sep24

    Rejecting Putin’s offer of talks with Obama would be ‘irresponsible’: US official (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – Despite clashes over Syria and Ukraine, President Barack Obama has agreed to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week, a senior US official said Thursday, saying to reject the offer of talks would be “irresponsible.” …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Strong’ Russian presence in eastern Ukraine: NATO chief (AFP)
    Sep24

    ‘Strong’ Russian presence in eastern Ukraine: NATO chief (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO head Jens Stoltenberg told AFP Thursday there was still a “strong” Russian presence in eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Moscow rebels although a recent ceasefire seems to be holding. …read more Source: The West...

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