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    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays
    Sep12

    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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 leaders at a high-profile forum in...

    OSCE Head Says Sept. 1 Cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine Holding
    Sep12

    OSCE Head Says Sept. 1 Cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine Holding

    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, adding that this creates the possibility of progress on the political level to resolve the conflict.Despite a… …read more Source:...

    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays
    Sep12

    Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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.” …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin Calls Ukraine Ceasefire ‘Heartening’
    Sep12

    Putin Calls Ukraine Ceasefire ‘Heartening’

    Russian president changes rhetoric compared to his previous accusations against Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holding
    Sep12

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — 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, adding that this creates the possibility of progress on the political level to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holding
    Sep12

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has held for more than 10 days, the head of the Organization for Security and… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says No Alternative To Minsk Accords In Ukraine Crisis
    Sep12

    Putin Says No Alternative To Minsk Accords In Ukraine Crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no path to regulating the crisis in eastern Ukraine other than the existing Minsk agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to American Boxer
    Sep12

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to American Boxer

    President Vladimir Putin on Saturday granted citizenship to U.S. boxer Roy Jones Jr. after the American asked for a passport over tea in Moscow-annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in east Ukraine holding
    Sep12

    OSCE head says Sept. 1 cease-fire in east Ukraine holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says a renewed cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has held for more than 10 days, creating the possibility of progress on the political level to end the fighting.Despite a cease-fire declared in February, both Ukrainian troops and the Russia-backed separatists...

    Sept. 1 ceasefire in eastern Ukraine still holding: official
    Sep12

    Sept. 1 ceasefire in eastern Ukraine still holding: official

    Despite a ceasefire declared in February, both Ukrainian troops and the Russia-backed separatists continued to carry out artillery strikes until they pledged anew to implement the truce on Sept. 1. …read more Source: Global...