: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog
    Sep30

    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And with that, let’s turn back to our correspondent, chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner, at the United Nations. Margaret, apologies. We lost you a few minutes ago. We were talking about that session this morning, the anti-ISIS session that was held at the U.N. How did you read that meeting? MARGARET WARNER:...

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and Europe reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    View from Moscow: Syria Move Aimed at Ending International Isolation
    Sep30

    View from Moscow: Syria Move Aimed at Ending International Isolation

    Russia’s official media have been parsing Monday’s meeting between the American and Russian presidents in New York in detail, discussing everything from who initiated it (Moscow claims it was Washington, despite the fact that the White House denied this), to who clinked – or didn’t clink -glasses with whom at U.N. Secretary...

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine
    Sep30

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine

    Addressing the U.N. on Tuesday, Poroshenko pulled no punches on Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison
    Sep30

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison

    This week the Atlantic Magazine published “The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?” by Graham Allison, who is one of the more thoughtful geopolitical theorists of the last half century. His classes at Harvard come with a waiting list. His books are required reading for anybody interested in foreign policy and he...

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.
    Sep29

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama called on the world Monday to give priority to diplomacy and international law over the use of force to resolve conflicts and disputes, and he lambasted Russia for its “aggression” against Ukraine and its help in keeping embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in power. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached a long-awaited agreement late Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. To lay the groundwork for that meeting, their foreign ministers met in Berlin on Sept. 12 and...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) – Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at … …read more...

    UN Urges Return of Aid Agencies to Ukraine’s Rebel-held Area
    Sep29

    UN Urges Return of Aid Agencies to Ukraine’s Rebel-held Area

    A senior United Nations official warns of dire humanitarian consequences if the self-styled authorities in Ukraine’s separatist-controlled area of Luhansk do not permit U.N. and international aid agencies to return to the region. Ivan Simonovic, the U.N. assistant secretary-general for human rights, has briefed the U.N. Human Rights Council...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at ending the conflict between the...