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    Russia, EU Probe Ways To End Gas Dispute Ahead Of Winter
    Sep12

    Russia, EU Probe Ways To End Gas Dispute Ahead Of Winter

    Russia and the European Union on September 11 discussed ways of ending Russia’s gas dispute with Ukraine to allow for the resumption of gas supplies this winter. Russian gas giant Gazprom in July halt …read more Source: Big News...

    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays
    Sep12

    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Elton John has called on Ukraine’s business leaders to accept gays in the workplace, telling them that policies “designed to repress LGBT citizens … hinder economic development.”John, who is gay and an outspoken… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian PM warns West not to lift Russia sanctions (AFP)
    Sep12

    Ukrainian PM warns West not to lift Russia sanctions (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday urged the West not to lift sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict unless the Minsk peace deal is fully implemented. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s Putin welcomes Ukraine ceasefire (Reuters)
    Sep12

    Russia’s Putin welcomes Ukraine ceasefire (Reuters)

    CHERSONEUS, Crimea (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that it was welcome that both Ukrainian armed forces and separatists in eastern Ukraine had ceased military operations,… …read more Source: The West...

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in east Ukraine holding
    Sep12

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in east Ukraine holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says a renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has held for more than 10 days, creating the possibility of progress on the political level to end… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Applause and wine as Berlusconi and Putin visit Crimea (AFP)
    Sep11

    Applause and wine as Berlusconi and Putin visit Crimea (AFP)

    Sevastopol (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday hosted Italy’s former leader Silvio Berlusconi for talks in Crimea, during the highest-profile visit by a Western politician to the peninsula since its annexation last year. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace
    Sep11

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the withdrawal of Russian forces from the east and the sealing of the nation’s border with Russia are key conditions for peace in Ukraine.In a speech Friday, Poroshenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin.Berlusconi has previously hosted Putin’s family… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)
    Sep11

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)
    Sep11

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Yana Agafonova, a media official in the pro-Russian rebel government in eastern Ukraine, says critical publications are not welcome in the separatist region, which is locked in a vicious propaganda war with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

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