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    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

    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...

    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....

    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...

    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:...