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    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    Addressing the 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, Poroshenko accused Russia of “financing, sponsorship, and coordination of terrorist groups which have committed countless crimes against my compatriots.” The conflict in eastern Ukraine between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has...

    US President hits at populist strongmen
    Sep21

    US President hits at populist strongmen

    Obama in his farewell UN address stresses democracy remains the ‘firmest foundation for human progress’ Barack Obama UNITED NATIONS, United States: President Barack Obama used his farewell UN address Tuesday to castigate strongmen and populists, taking aim at Vladimir Putin’s Soviet nostalgia and Donald Trump’s rise at home....

    Foreign ministers hold flight MH17 meeting in New York
    Sep21

    Foreign ministers hold flight MH17 meeting in New York

    The reconstructed airplane serves as a backdrop during the presentation of the final report into the crash of July 2014 of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, in Gilze Rijen, the Netherlands. — Reuters photo NEW YORK: Countries whose investigation authorities cooperate in the criminal investigation into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

    Emma Donoghue on The Wonder, fasting and Irish heritage
    Sep21

    Emma Donoghue on The Wonder, fasting and Irish heritage

    There aren’t many authors working Canada who have achieved the kind if international success that is surrounding Emma Donoghue. The London, Ont.-based writer of Irish-Canadian citizenship, is hard at work on a book tour for her latest novel called The Wonder. At the same time, she is basking in the glow of the success of Room and hard at...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 5 October
    Sep21

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 5 October

    The negotiations held on 21 September focused on exchange of prisoners of war, the modality of municipal elections in several areas of Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast, security and infrastructure restoration in the conflict zone. …read more Source:...

    Framework agreement on separating warring sides in Ukraine hailed as leap forward
    Sep21

    Framework agreement on separating warring sides in Ukraine hailed as leap forward

    “It is a big and important step forward. The leaders of Russia and Ukraine as well as Germany and France have been looking forward to it. I think not only those countries,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia eager to discuss restoration of power lines in conflict zone
    Sep21

    Ukraine, Russia eager to discuss restoration of power lines in conflict zone

    Martin Sajdik said: “Last time I said that top officials of the Ukrainian and Russian energy ministries were supposed to meet today. The meeting didn’t happen, unfortunately. But the sides have confirmed their resolution to meet soon.” …read more Source:...

    The Siloviki Coup in Russia
    Sep21

    The Siloviki Coup in Russia

    On the evening of July 15th, international media started broadcasting footage from Istanbul. Tanks were in the streets blocking major roads and communication facilities, and jets were flying overhead. It looked like a coup, and hours later was declared to be a coup attempt by Turkey’s military. By the time the sun had risen over the...

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots
    Sep21

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots

    Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed on Wednesday to withdraw troops from three small towns on the front line in eastern Ukraine, a pilot de-escalation project that is part of the latest push to get a much-violated ceasefire to stick. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots
    Sep21

    Ukraine, separatists agree troop withdrawals in three hot spots

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists agreed on Wednesday to withdraw troops from three small towns on the front line in eastern Ukraine, a pilot de-escalation project that is part of the latest push to get a much-violated ceasefire to stick. …read more Source:...