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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime
    Sep05

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime

    An investigative report reveals that despite US and EU sanctions, the UN has given between $30,000 to $54 million to various Syrian government agencies, officials and companies—all tied to the Assad regime. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
    Sep05

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument

    HANGZHOU, China: US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a longer-than-expected discussion on Monday about whether, and how, they could agree on a ceasefire deal in war-torn Syria, a senior U.S. administration official said. Obama and Putin spent about 90 minutes in a “constructive” meeting about getting...

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire
    Sep05

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire

    Six arrested following suspected arson attack at Ukraine’s TV Inter during protestsA Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from a mobile facility after its building caught fire during a protest. Local news reported that TV Inter’s headquarters in Kiev caught fire on Sunday after a group of around 20 protesters...

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

    WATCH:  Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact
    Sep05

    WATCH: Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact

    Addressing core issues on Syria and Ukraine, the two heads of state had a lengthy exchange of views, a senior administration official told ABC News. …read more Source: ABC...

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016
    Sep05

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China—President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday failed to force a breakthrough in negotiations over a cease-fire for Syria, but agreed to keep looking for a path to provide humanitarian relief to thousands of besieged civilians in the civil war-ravaged country. After a 90-minute huddle on the sidelines of an...

    Ukrainian hackers leak personal information of journalists
    Sep05

    Ukrainian hackers leak personal information of journalists

    In Ukraine, hackers have leaked an electronic database containing the details of hundreds of journalists and foreign correspondents. It’s the second leak in the past four months. But with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko saying that journalists should not write ‘negative articles’ about the country, his government has...

    Williams sister act headlines Labor Day at US Open
    Sep05

    Williams sister act headlines Labor Day at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – The US Open celebrates the American Labor Day holiday with a Williams sisters double-feature, both Serena and Venus vying for quarter-final berths on Arthur Ashe stadium.World number one and top seed Serena Williams takes on Kazakhstans Yaroslava Shvedova while sixth-seeded Venus faces hard-hitting 10th seed Karolina...