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    Top officials hail ‘progress’ on Ukraine deal (AFP)
    Sep13

    Top officials hail ‘progress’ on Ukraine deal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Progress has been made on some contentious issues in the peace process, the foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France said after holding talks in Berlin to prepare for a summit in Paris on October 2. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting (Reuters)
    Sep13

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting (Reuters)

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts in Berlin on Saturday that “significant progress” had been made tow… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine pushes for Russia sanctions to be maintained
    Sep12

    Ukraine pushes for Russia sanctions to be maintained

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has 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:...

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John (AFP)
    Sep12

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Veteran British rock star Elton John on Saturday said Ukraine still had “a long way to go” in its treatment of the gay, bisexual and transgender community at a conference in Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

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