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    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
    Sep14

    Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine yesterday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said only membership of NATO would enable Ukraine to defend itself from...

    Already fragile ceasefire under strain in east Ukraine
    Sep13

    Already fragile ceasefire under strain in east Ukraine

    Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM
    Sep13

    Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister said today Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers accuse Moscow of sending troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian...

    US intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep13

    US intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The United States hit Russia’s largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    China’s Xi repeats calls for political  solution for Ukraine
    Sep12

    China’s Xi repeats calls for political solution for Ukraine

    BEIJING, (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has repeated a call for the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved politically via an inclusive dialogue, during talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, China’s Foreign Ministry said. “China stands for resolving the Ukraine crisis through political means, and calls on all parties in...

    Russia faces new sanctions over Ukraine crisis
    Sep11

    Russia faces new sanctions over Ukraine crisis

    European Union governments agreed to begin their new sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis on Friday but could lift them next month if Moscow abides by a fragile truce, while the United States prepared its own fresh sanctions. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    International Analysis: The Temptations and Risks of Supporting Extremism
    Sep10

    International Analysis: The Temptations and Risks of Supporting Extremism

    Op-Ed by Shahram Chubin — The Mark News — In an era of fluid and contested borders and indirect and proxy conflicts (e.g. Ukraine ) the temptation for states to use radical groups for their own policy purposes is substantial. The US and its allies in Afghanistan, Israel in supporting Hamas at its inception, Iran in sponsoring various bodies named...

    Gov’t defends plan to increase exports to Russia
    Sep09

    Gov’t defends plan to increase exports to Russia

    Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich defended Argentina’s efforts to increase food exports to Russia, amid accusations from the European Union (EU) that Buenos Aires is taking advantage of the bloc’s sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian conflict. …read more...

    Ukraine president visits frontline city amid ‘shaky’ ceasefire
    Sep09

    Ukraine president visits frontline city amid ‘shaky’ ceasefire

    MARIUPOL/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited the eastern port of Mariupol yesterday and promised to deal a “crushing defeat” to pro-Russian rebels massed on the edge of town if they tried to advance in violation of a ceasefire agreement. “I have ordered (the military) to secure the defence of Mariupol with...

    Ukraine says rebels have handed over 1,200 prisoners of war so far
    Sep09

    Ukraine says rebels have handed over 1,200 prisoners of war so far

    Pro-Russian separatists have so far handed over about 1,200 prisoners-of-war to the Ukrainian side under the terms of a ceasefire agreement, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

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