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    2 parties stay within Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Sep02

    2 parties stay within Ukraine’s governing coalition

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two parties in Ukraine’s governing coalition say that they won’t abandon the grouping amid intense disputes over a proposal to give more power to Ukraine’s regions, including the rebel-held east. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak, first cases in Europe since 2010: WHO (AFP)
    Sep02

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak, first cases in Europe since 2010: WHO (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two polio cases have been confirmed in western Ukraine, the first to be recorded in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    The Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Test of U.S. Leadership
    Sep02

    The Iran Nuclear Agreement: A Test of U.S. Leadership

    Co-authored by Gordon Thompson, Executive Director of the institute for Resource and Security Studies. The July 2015 Iran nuclear agreement is a turning point in current history. The world waits to see how the US will act. Congress has given itself until September 17 to endorse or reject the agreement. While numerous qualified experts have...

    Russia Vows to Counter New US Sanctions
    Sep02

    Russia Vows to Counter New US Sanctions

    Russia said on Wednesday it would respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions imposed on the country over the Ukraine crisis. The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website that Moscow will take “countermeasures” that will not necessarily “mirror” the U.S. sanctions. The ministry said “the U.S. should have no...

    2 Parties Stay Within Ukraine’s Governing Coalition
    Sep02

    2 Parties Stay Within Ukraine’s Governing Coalition

    2 parties remain in Ukraine’s governing coalition despite opposition to decentralization bill …read more Source: ABC...

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Police Deaths
    Sep02

    Poroshenko Blames Russia For Police Deaths

    In an exclusive interview with Sky News, Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko accuses Russia of extending its “campaign of destabilisation”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010
    Sep02

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010

    WHO confirms that a child aged four years and another of 10 months are paralysed after contracting diseaseTwo children in Ukraine have been paralysed after contracting polio – the first time the disease has been seen in Europe since 2010.Confirming the cases in a child of four years and one aged 10 months in Zakarpatskaya oblast, south-western...

    U.S., EU Widen Sanctions On Russia
    Sep02

    U.S., EU Widen Sanctions On Russia

    The United States and the European Union are widening sanctions against dozens of Russians and Ukrainian individuals and entities with connections to Crimea’s annexation and the ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists
    Sep02

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists

    Member states’ ambassadors in Brussels Tuesday agreed to extend a visa ban and asset freeze on dozens of Russians and Ukrainians said to be stirring the conflict in Ukraine, an EU source said, adding the formal decision is “likely” on 14 September. …read more Source:...

    Russia warns US of firm response to new sanctions
    Sep02

    Russia warns US of firm response to new sanctions

    Russia has warned that a recent decision by Washington to expand its list of sanctions against Russian entities would backfire, saying the move will certainly be reciprocated by Moscow. The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday, slamming the US government for expanding the list of anti-Russia sanctions, saying the move is...