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    Ukraine pushes for Russia sanctions to be maintained
    Sep12

    Ukraine pushes for Russia sanctions to be maintained

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has urged the West not to lift sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict unless the Minsk peace deal is fully implemented. …read more Source:...

    Putin makes US boxer a Russian citizen
    Sep12

    Putin makes US boxer a Russian citizen

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to Roy Jones Junior, a prominent US professional boxer who had asked for it last month when he met Putin in the disputed region of Crimea, the Kremlin said on Saturday. The move is the latest example of the Kremlin publicising cases of prominent Westerners who praise Russia...

    Canada promises more humanitarian aid for victims of conflict in Syria
    Sep12

    Canada promises more humanitarian aid for victims of conflict in Syria

    OTTAWA – After two weeks of sustained pressure to do more for the victims of conflict in Syria, Stephen Harper’s government announced Saturday that Canada will provide $100 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the millions of Syrians crammed into refugee camps.A second announcement — to speed up the tortuously slow...

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John (AFP)
    Sep12

    Ukraine has ‘long way to go’ on gay rights: Elton John (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Veteran British rock star Elton John on Saturday said Ukraine still had “a long way to go” in its treatment of the gay, bisexual and transgender community at a conference in Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia, EU Probe Ways To End Gas Dispute Ahead Of Winter
    Sep12

    Russia, EU Probe Ways To End Gas Dispute Ahead Of Winter

    Russia and the European Union on September 11 discussed ways of ending Russia’s gas dispute with Ukraine to allow for the resumption of gas supplies this winter. Russian gas giant Gazprom in July halt …read more Source: Big News...

    OSCE Official: Eastern Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Holding
    Sep12

    OSCE Official: Eastern Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Holding

    The secretary general of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe confirmed Saturday that the cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine has been respected for about two weeks. At the end of a three-day trip to southeastern Ukraine, during which he visited the towns of Mariupol and Shyrokyne, Lamberto Zannier expressed hope that the current...

    Elton John Urges Ukraine to Accept Gays
    Sep12

    Elton John Urges Ukraine to Accept Gays

    Elton John has called on Ukraine’s business leaders to accept gays in the workplace, telling them that policies “designed to repress LGBT citizens … hinder economic development.”John, who is gay and an outspoken activist, spoke to hundreds of business and political… …read more Source:...

    Elton John urges Ukraine to ‘wake up’ over gay rights
    Sep12

    Elton John urges Ukraine to ‘wake up’ over gay rights

    Ukraine’s revolution kindled hopes of a brave and free society. But some old hatreds die hard, gay pride marches came under attack this Summer and sexual minorities continue to live under the shadow of prejudice and discrimination. …read more Source: The...

    Elton John tells Ukraine it has ‘a long way to go’ on gay rights
    Sep12

    Elton John tells Ukraine it has ‘a long way to go’ on gay rights

    British rock star took to stage at a political conference in Kiev to urge the country to choose ‘freedom over repression and acceptance over hatred’ …read more Source: The...

    OSCE head: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine continues to hold on
    Sep12

    OSCE head: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine continues to hold on

    A renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has held for more than 10 days, the head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Saturday. Will it last long enough to push political talks forward? …read more Source: Christian Science...