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    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN
    Sep21

    Ukraine leader rails against Russia at UN

    UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko railed against Russia at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, urging Moscow to give peace a chance in a more than two-year conflict in eastern Ukraine.Never since the end of the Cold War have international norms and principles been unilaterally defied on such a...

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate
    Sep21

    World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang voiced his country’s mounting frustration with ally North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, highlighting the urgency of reaching “a comprehensive political solution on the Korean nuclear issue.” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted about half of his address to North Korea, which earlier...

    Balotelli sends Nice on top of French League with two goals
    Sep21

    Balotelli sends Nice on top of French League with two goals

    PARIS (AFP) – Controversial star Mario Balotelli continued his fine start to life on the French Riviera by helping fire Nice to the top of Ligue 1 on Wednesday.The Italy international scored his second brace in as many league appearances for Nice in a 4-0 thumping of local rivals Monaco to leap-frog champions Paris Saint-Germain at the top...

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope
    Sep21

    Why Ukraine’s Desperate Struggle Gives Me Hope

    Contrary to popular belief, Ukrainians are turning the tide in their fight for democracy. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep21

    Poroshenko Lambasts Russia Over Conflict In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has criticized Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the ongoing deadly conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City
    Sep21

    A War on Their Doorstep, Ukrainian Millennials Enjoy a Night Out in a Front-Line City

    KYIV, Ukraine—In Mariupol, a Ukrainian port city on the Sea of Azov only about 10 miles from the front lines, you can frequently hear artillery exploding from inside the city. Sometimes it sounds like tree branches knocking in the wind. Sometimes it’s loud enough to rattle windows. I was at dinner with a group of young people from the city....

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullbacks in three areas: OSCE (AFP)
    Sep21

    Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullbacks in three areas: OSCE (AFP)

    Minsk (AFP) – Negotiators sent by Kiev and pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday for the first time agreed to pull back troops from three areas along the battered frontline in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is lambasting Russia for being “the instigator and major participant” in the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia
    Sep21

    The Latest: Ukraine president lambasts Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):1:55 p.m.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko… …read more Source:...

    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...