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    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...

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners
    Sep11

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners

    STRASBOURG, France ndash; EU lawmakers have urged Russia to immediately release the Estonian police officer Eston Kohver, Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov, and civil activist Olexandr Kolchenko. In a …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian court convicts one for pro-Ukrainian ‘vandalism’ (AFP)
    Sep10

    Russian court convicts one for pro-Ukrainian ‘vandalism’ (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A Russian court on Thursday jailed a man for more than two years over a protest in which the top of a Moscow skyscraper was painted to resemble the Ukrainian flag. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine PM calls second Russia-Germany pipeline ‘anti-European’ (AFP)
    Sep10

    Ukraine PM calls second Russia-Germany pipeline ‘anti-European’ (AFP)

    Bratislava (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday criticised as “anti-Ukrainian and anti-European” a deal between Russia’s energy giant Gazprom and several Western firms to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source: The West...

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