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    US to send $46 million in non-lethal aid to Ukraine
    Sep18

    US to send $46 million in non-lethal aid to Ukraine

    The US will send $46 million in military assistance to Ukraine’s military but declined a request from President Petro Poroshenko (left) to send lethal aid to help in the battle against Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    ‘We cannot win the war with blankets’ – Poroshenko asks US for more military aid
    Sep18

    ‘We cannot win the war with blankets’ – Poroshenko asks US for more military aid

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked the US Congress for more lethal military aid for fighting in the east of Ukraine. He told US senators… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater US support – video
    Sep18

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater US support – video

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeals to the US Congress on Thursday, for lethal and non-lethal military aid and more sanctions. Poroshenko made the appeal during his visit to Washington to bolster US support for his strategy in handling Russian-backed separatists. The White House responded to the speech by issuing a factsheet listing US...

    Baltic states wary as Russia takes more strident tone with neighbours
    Sep18

    Baltic states wary as Russia takes more strident tone with neighbours

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, anxious that battle of wits with Kremlin may escalate, look to Nato for back-up pledgeThe 23rd floor of the Hotel Viru in Tallinn has been carefully preserved as a reminder of Estonia’s past. Like much else in the Soviet era, it did not officially exist even though everyone knew it was there. It was where the...

    Putin ‘privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states’
    Sep18

    Putin ‘privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states’

    German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung reports that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told European Commission that Putin made the threat in a recent conversation …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko urges US to arm Ukraine
    Sep18

    Poroshenko urges US to arm Ukraine

    Ukraine president receives standing ovations for speech in which he warned non-lethal aid is not enough to turn tide in Kiev’s battle with rebels …read more Source: Financial...

    Kharkiv prepares for possible Russian invasion despite ceasefire
    Sep18

    Kharkiv prepares for possible Russian invasion despite ceasefire

    The northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv prepares for a possible invasion of pro-Russian separatists despite the ceasefire in the neighboring Luhansk and Donetsk region. That includes fortifying the border with Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    After US Ambassador to Ukraine’s Twitter Gaffe, RT Says ‘World Won’t Be Duped Again’
    Sep18

    After US Ambassador to Ukraine’s Twitter Gaffe, RT Says ‘World Won’t Be Duped Again’

    US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt tweeted some images that weren’t what he said they were. At least he didn’t tweet this. (Images edited by Kevin Rothrock.) The shooting war in Eastern Ukraine has an ugly sibling that people outside Ukraine know far better: the news war. In Donetsk and Luhansk, men with guns exchange bullets and...

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater military aid
    Sep18

    Ukrainian president makes emotional plea to Congress for greater military aid

    Petro Poroshenko asks US to authorise military equipment for Ukrainian forces, and says one cannot win the war with blanketsUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko called on the US to provide his forces with military weapons to fight Russia, in an emotional appeal to a joint session of Congress in which he claimed the world was on the edge of a new...

    Watch: civilians flee shelling in Donetsk
    Sep18

    Watch: civilians flee shelling in Donetsk

    Dramatic first-person footage shows civilians running for safety from a shower of weapons in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The...

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