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    Ukraine calls for UN to restrain Russian veto
    Sep30

    Ukraine calls for UN to restrain Russian veto

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko joined called for reforms to rein in the use of vetoes by the UN Security Council’s five permanent members. …read more Source: Toronto...

    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...

    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 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...

    The Future of Europe: the Eurozone Takes over – Stronger Integration.
    Sep29

    The Future of Europe: the Eurozone Takes over – Stronger Integration.

    The European Union (EU) and its 28 members face fundamental changes over the coming 5-10 years. – Britain will vote in 2016 or 2017 on new terms. If the result is to leave a revision of the structure — institutionally and functionally — becomes inevitable. – The Eurozone takes over as the decisive institutional body...

    President of Ukraine Addresses the U.N.
    Sep29

    President of Ukraine Addresses the U.N.

    The president of Ukraine, Petro O. Poroshenko, identified Russia as his country’s aggressor during a speech at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poland moves to take in ethnic Poles from former USSR
    Sep29

    Poland moves to take in ethnic Poles from former USSR

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has earmarked funds to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, its finance minister said Tuesday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are meeting in Paris on Friday to try to push forward a political settlement …read more Source: The Globe and...