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    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...

    Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling
    Sep08

    Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling

    DONETSK/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, (Reuters) – A woman died and at least four people were wounded when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine overnight into yesterday, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. The accord, brokered by envoys from Ukraine, the...

    Woman killed by shelling as Ukraine ceasefire frays
    Sep07

    Woman killed by shelling as Ukraine ceasefire frays

    A woman died and at least four people were wounded when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Artillery attack challenges ceasefire in east Ukraine
    Sep07

    Artillery attack challenges ceasefire in east Ukraine

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only about 30 hours earlier. The presidents of Russia and Ukraine had earlier said the ceasefire, part of a peace road-map intended to...

    Putin, Poroshenko say ceasefire holding, more steps needed
    Sep06

    Putin, Poroshenko say ceasefire holding, more steps needed

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine have said that a ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was holding up fairly well and they discussed urgent humanitarian aid for the shattered region. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

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