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    Elton John to Vladimir Putin: meet me to discuss ‘ridiculous’ anti-gay prejudice
    Sep13

    Elton John to Vladimir Putin: meet me to discuss ‘ridiculous’ anti-gay prejudice

    Singer blasts Russian president after meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, during conference on LGBT rights in KievElton John has said he wants to hold talks with Vladimir Putin over what he called the Russian president’s “ridiculous” stance on gay rights.The singer extended the offer of talks after speaking at a...

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting
    Sep13

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting

    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 towards a resolution of the conflict between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce ‘raises hope of talks’
    Sep13

    Ukraine truce ‘raises hope of talks’

    A renewed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has opened up a window for political talks that could resolve the conflict, a monitoring group says. …read more Source:...

    Elton John urges Ukraine to ‘wake up’ over gay rights
    Sep12

    Elton John urges Ukraine to ‘wake up’ over gay rights

    Ukraine’s revolution kindled hopes of a brave and free society. But some old hatreds die hard, gay pride marches came under attack this Summer and sexual minorities continue to live under the shadow of prejudice and discrimination. …read more Source: The...

    Elton John tells Ukraine it has ‘a long way to go’ on gay rights
    Sep12

    Elton John tells Ukraine it has ‘a long way to go’ on gay rights

    British rock star took to stage at a political conference in Kiev to urge the country to choose ‘freedom over repression and acceptance over hatred’ …read more Source: The...

    Why Russia Still Loves Putin
    Sep12

    Why Russia Still Loves Putin

    It’s a weekday afternoon in Kostroma, a drowsy provincial center 250 miles northeast of Moscow, and something is stirring in a quiet apartment yard on the city outskirts. Upbeat instrumental music is pouring out of a sound system, summoning residents—most of them military families—down for a campaign stop by Ilya Yashin, an opposition...

    Russia’s Putin welcomes Ukraine ceasefire
    Sep12

    Russia’s Putin welcomes Ukraine ceasefire

    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, calling this the main achievement in peace efforts in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko confident Minsk agreement will be fulfilled by end of year
    Sep12

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko confident Minsk agreement will be fulfilled by end of year

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko says he is optimistic the requirements of the Minsk peace agreement will be fulfilled by the end of the year.… …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump gives Ukraine gathering the benefit of his wisdom by video link
    Sep11

    Donald Trump gives Ukraine gathering the benefit of his wisdom by video link

    The Republican presidential hopeful suggests setting up ‘a safe zone some place in Syria’ and tells political leaders his feeling for Ukraine is ‘very, very strong’US presidential candidate Donald Trump made a bizarre appearance via video link to a major gathering of European politicians in Kiev on Friday, in which he promised to...

    Trump bashes Obama before Ukrainian audience
    Sep11

    Trump bashes Obama before Ukrainian audience

    Donald Trump took his campaign global on Friday, speaking via video link to a pro-European Ukrainian conference in Kyiv, and used the occasion to bash President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. “Our president is not strong, and he is not doing what he should be doing for the Ukraine,” Trump said, referring to the country in a way that...

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