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    Ukraine’s president lauds renewed cease-fire in the east
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s president lauds renewed cease-fire in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has lauded the renewed cease-fire in the east, saying that not a single Ukrainian soldier has died in fighting this week. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Observed For Week
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Observed For Week

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that a cease-fire agreement has been observed for the first time for an entire week in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been engaged in military conflict with Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China backs Putin’s idea of developing Russia’s Far East
    Sep05

    China backs Putin’s idea of developing Russia’s Far East

    Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said on Saturday that Russia’s push to revamp its run-down Far East region coincided with Beijing’s strategy, backing President Vladimir Putin’s drive for new sources of growth. At the Eastern Economic Forum in the Pacific Port of Vladivostok on Friday, Putin promised favourable business conditions...

    Norway TV show about Russian ‘occupation’ irks Moscow
    Sep05

    Norway TV show about Russian ‘occupation’ irks Moscow

    OSLO: A television series about Russia’s fictional takeover of Norway’s abundant oil and gas resources has vexed Moscow, which says it has had enough of being portrayed as an aggressor. The 10-episode series Okkupert (Occupied), which is to air in Norway starting next month, has ruffled Russian diplomats’ feathers amid already...

    Poroshenko Says Russia Ruined Global Security
    Sep05

    Poroshenko Says Russia Ruined Global Security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says his top priority is maintaining the unity of a pro-Ukrainian global coalition. He also harshly criticized Russia during an interview on September 4 with VOA Ukrainian Service reporter Myroslava Gongadze. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Astana Locomotive Plant Unveils Passenger Electric Locomotive at Moscow Railway Expo
    Sep05

    Astana Locomotive Plant Unveils Passenger Electric Locomotive at Moscow Railway Expo

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Electric Locomotive Manufacturing Plant of Astana presented their KZ4AT passenger electric locomotive at the fifth International Railway Equipment and Technologies Fair (EXPO 1520) in Moscow from Sept. 2 – 5, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) reported in...

    Norway TV show about Russian ‘occupation’ irks Moscow
    Sep05

    Norway TV show about Russian ‘occupation’ irks Moscow

    Oslo (AFP) – A television series about Russia’s fictional takeover of Norway’s abundant oil and gas resources has vexed Moscow, which says it has had enough of being portrayed as an aggressor.The 10-episode series “Okkupert” (“Occupied”), which is to air in Norway starting next month, has ruffled Russian...

    US Open: Ousting Bencic, Venus heads toward possible Serena clash
    Sep05

    US Open: Ousting Bencic, Venus heads toward possible Serena clash

    Venus Williams struck a blow for the older set and stayed on course for a quarter-finals collision with Grand Slam-seeking sister Serena Williams by beating Swiss teen Belinda Bencic on Friday at the US Open. Venus Williams, 35, produced a vintage power-game performance to beat up-and-coming 18-year-old Bencic 6-3 6-4 in a third-round match-up...

    Djokovic and Cilic through to U.S. Open fourth round
    Sep05

    Djokovic and Cilic through to U.S. Open fourth round

    NEW YORK (Reuters) -Novak Djokovic and defending champion Marin Cilic took different routes into the fourth round of the U.S. Open while pressure mounted on Serena Williams quest for a calendar grand slam on Friday.After two routine wins to open the years final slam, Williams was given a major fright by Bethanie Mattek-Sands before the...

    Exclusive: Poroshenko Wants Russia Stripped of UN Veto Power
    Sep05

    Exclusive: Poroshenko Wants Russia Stripped of UN Veto Power

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday that Russia should be stripped of its veto power in the United Nations Security Council because of its aggressive actions in the country’s volatile east. The embattled leader, in an exclusive VOA interview, said Russia should remain a Security Council member because it is a leading military...