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    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev

    MOSCOW: Russia on Monday launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around the Crimean peninsula, in the latest exercises set to rattle Kiev and the West. The defence ministry said 12,500 servicemen are taking part in the drills across its southern military region, which encompasses Russia’s volatile North...

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during a press conference after the conclusion of the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) HANGZHOU, China – President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in...

    Russian froces stage massive military drills around Crimea
    Sep05

    Russian froces stage massive military drills around Crimea

    Russia says 12,500 servicemen are taking part in the military drills around the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Lviv remembers its Jewish past
    Sep05

    Lviv remembers its Jewish past

    Residents of the Ukrainian city of Lviv are learning about and coming to terms with one of their most painful chapters: the annihilation of their Jewish community during World War II. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict
    Sep05

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict

    U.S. President Barack Obama talked about the conflict in Ukraine with G20 leaders in Beijing, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a news conference, Obama said the discussions were “constructive but not conclusive.” (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face
    Sep05

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face

    HANGZHOU, China (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern...

    Obama and Putin agree to continue Syria talks
    Sep05

    Obama and Putin agree to continue Syria talks

    PHOTO: EPA/CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL The meeting of Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama went off well and lasted longer than planned. The Syrian issue and Ukraine were discussed first and foremost, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters following talks on Monday, TASS reports. “The meeting lasted longer than...

    Staff flee fire at Ukrainian TV station
    Sep05

    Staff flee fire at Ukrainian TV station

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    Obama says Russia sanctions will continue until Minsk cease-fire implemented: G20
    Sep05

    Obama says Russia sanctions will continue until Minsk cease-fire implemented: G20

    United States President Barack Obama said Monday at the close of the G20 summit that he made clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin that until the Minsk cease-fire for Ukraine was implemented, sanctions on Russia will remain. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev (AFP)
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Monday launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around the Crimean peninsula, in the latest exercises set to rattle Kiev and the West. …read more Source: The West...