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    In Ukraine, why resistance is growing to a negotiated settlement with separatists
    Sep04

    In Ukraine, why resistance is growing to a negotiated settlement with separatists

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And Margaret joins me now. Margaret, welcome. So, how significant is this cease-fire? You pointed out it was broken almost right away. MARGARET WARNER: It was, though, in the view of U.S. officials, it is holding enough to be holding. And so they want the Europeans now, who are really handling these negotiations, to push Putin very...

    UAE interested in purchasing Mistral-class ships originally ordered by Russia
    Sep04

    UAE interested in purchasing Mistral-class ships originally ordered by Russia

    Russia has given approval to France to sell the two Mistral-class amphibious ships to either Egypt or the UAE, according to news reports out of Russia. Russia originally ordered the ships but France has declined to deliver them because of Russia’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine. My Defense News colleague Awad Mustafa has written this...

    Beleaguered Ukrainian Forces Press United States for New Warships
    Sep03

    Beleaguered Ukrainian Forces Press United States for New Warships

    Ukraine is requesting new warships for its navy after it lost about two-thirds of its fleet from the Russian seizure of Crimea last year, Defense One reports. Ukrainian forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists on their eastern border in a conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives since last April. A month before the clashes...

    Russians Banned From TV And Radio Companies In Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russians Banned From TV And Radio Companies In Ukraine

    Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television or radio stations in the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A ‘perfect demographic storm’ is crippling Russia
    Sep03

    A ‘perfect demographic storm’ is crippling Russia

    Like Japan, Russia is in a demographic crisis. The men are dying too young; the women aren’t having enough kids; the country has more immigrants than it knows what to do with; and it’s running out of working-age people to support everybody else. Plus: vodka. According to World Health Organization data cited by Quartz’s Matt...

    Ukraine: Sufficient Vaccine Coming to Block Polio Outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: Sufficient Vaccine Coming to Block Polio Outbreak

    One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.Health officials have warned for years that Ukraine was at risk of a polio… …read more Source:...

    Russia-Japan Relations Cool as Putin Visits China for WWII Anniversary
    Sep03

    Russia-Japan Relations Cool as Putin Visits China for WWII Anniversary

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Beijing for commemorations of the 70th anniversary of China’s WWII victory over Japan. Putin is expected to visit Japan later this year, but tensions between Tokyo and Moscow over islands disputed since the war, and sanctions over Ukraine, could pour cold water on the plan. VOA’s Daniel Schearf...

    Ukraine: Russians Can’t Own Broadcasters
    Sep03

    Ukraine: Russians Can’t Own Broadcasters

    Ukraine bans Russians from owning broadcast operations …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine bans Russians from owning broadcast operations
    Sep03

    Ukraine bans Russians from owning broadcast operations

    Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television and radio stations in the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s PM Halts Ban on Medical Imports
    Sep03

    Russia’s PM Halts Ban on Medical Imports

    Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitri Medvedev, announced a halt to a proposed ban on state-funding of imported medical goods. Medvedev told Russian journalists a suggested bill to restrict imported medical devices and supplies would not be supported by his government unless treatment quality for patients could be maintained. “I have...