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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons
    Sep07

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons

    KYIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Russia of seeking to “redraw international borders by force” and said that Washington is “actively reviewing” supplying Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry. Mr. Mattis, the first U.S. defense chief to visit Ukraine in a decade, also reiterated that the United States “won’t accept”...

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence
    Sep07

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day on August 24 with a military parade in which defense ministers and troops from Britain, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the United States participated. “I have confidence in our allies,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as he thanked them for being in Kyiv on...

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports

    The European Union has reportedly agreed to extend for another six months the blacklist on Russian nationals and entities, in one way or another engaged in turmoil in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games
    Sep07

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has said he sees no “imminent threat” from Russia’s upcoming military maneuvers with Belarus, but criticized Moscow for not being more open about the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    School armistice in Ukraine’s Donbass reduces ceasefire violations
    Sep07

    School armistice in Ukraine’s Donbass reduces ceasefire violations

    “I am pleased to note that thanks to these efforts and, certainly, the so-called harvest armistice this year we’ve managed to avoid a repeat of the hot summer of 2015 and 2016,” stated the OSCE’s special representative. …read more Source:...

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?
    Sep07

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sending a UN peacekeeping force into the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. But is the idea new or even viable and could it help ease or end the conflict there? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU To Renew Russia Sanctions, Keep Bar On Antonov
    Sep07

    EU To Renew Russia Sanctions, Keep Bar On Antonov

    The European Union will prolong its asset freezes and visa bans on Russian officials and Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine for another six months, with Russia’s new ambassador to the United States likely to remain on the list, diplomats said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?
    Sep07

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sending a UN peacekeeping force into the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. But is the idea new or even viable and could it help ease or end the conflict there? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?
    Sep07

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sending a UN peacekeeping force into the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. But is the idea new or even viable and could it help ease or end the conflict there? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
    Sep07

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

    MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...