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    Ukrainians pull back from airport as President Poroshenko slams Russia
    Sep01

    Ukrainians pull back from airport as President Poroshenko slams Russia

    Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression”. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine forces pull back from Luhansk airport after ‘tank attack’
    Sep01

    Ukraine forces pull back from Luhansk airport after ‘tank attack’

    Ukrainian forces say they have retreated from a key airport in the country’s east after coming under attack from Russian tanks. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian towns brace for onslaught
    Sep01

    Ukrainian towns brace for onslaught

    ON the newest battle frontline against Russian-backed rebels, all Ukraine’s forces can do but sit, wait and hope. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine troops abandon airport ‘in face of Russian assault’ (AFP)
    Sep01

    Ukraine troops abandon airport ‘in face of Russian assault’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian forces were forced to retreat from Lugansk airport in the face of a Russian troop attack as Moscow soldiers moved into key eastern cities Monday, Kiev said, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin evoked “statehood” discussions for the conflict-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin urges EU to have ‘common sense’ over sanctions threat (AFP)
    Sep01

    Putin urges EU to have ‘common sense’ over sanctions threat (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show “common sense” and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower
    Sep01

    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower

    BEIJING (AP) European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.KEEPING SCORE: In morning… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus
    Sep01

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

    MOSCOW (AP) With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and separatist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev (AFP)
    Sep01

    Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow’s army units of moving into large cities in the region. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland on edge 75 years after Hitler and Stalin carved it up (AFP)
    Sep01

    Poland on edge 75 years after Hitler and Stalin carved it up (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II Monday with one eye on Russia, which invaded it during the war and is now throwing its weight around in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Abbott takes harder line on Russia
    Sep01

    Abbott takes harder line on Russia

    TONY Abbott says Australia will increase sanctions against Russia to match those of the European Union in the wake of its “bullying” of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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