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    Fragile Ceasefire Holds Between Ukraine Forces and Pro-Russian Separatists
    Sep01

    Fragile Ceasefire Holds Between Ukraine Forces and Pro-Russian Separatists

    Government and separatist representatives agreed last week to strive to end all violations from Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Death Toll From Violent Protest in Ukraine Rises to 3
    Sep01

    Death Toll From Violent Protest in Ukraine Rises to 3

    The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three on Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said. In the worst outburst of violence in Kyiv since the new government took power in 2014, nationalist protesters clashed with police and National Guard troops outside...

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition because it’s opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region.The Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, said Tuesday that it is leaving the...

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition because it’s opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region.The Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, said Tuesday that it is leaving the...

    Amid violence in Kiev, Ukraine tries to find a ‘decentralized’ peace (+video)
    Sep01

    Amid violence in Kiev, Ukraine tries to find a ‘decentralized’ peace (+video)

    Ukraine’s parliament took a first step toward granting powers to rebel regions. But deadly clashes in the capital show the depth of resistance to such changes. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian govt, rebels: much-anticipated cease-fire holds
    Sep01

    Ukrainian govt, rebels: much-anticipated cease-fire holds

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels say a much-anticipated cease-fire is holding. …read more Source: CNS...

    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests
    Sep01

    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests

    KIEV (Reuters) – A fragile truce between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists appeared to be holding on Tuesday as both… …read more Source:...

    From ‘Everest’ to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest
    Sep01

    From ‘Everest’ to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — It’s a sure sign that summer’s over and the awards season is around the corner — the feast of fall film festivals.The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed later in September by movie extravaganzas in Toronto and New York. As well as celebrating the best of global cinema, the festivals battle one...

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 3
    Sep01

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 3

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials say the death toll from violent protests in Ukraine has risen to three.In the worst outburst of violence in Kiev… …read more Source:...

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 3
    Sep01

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 3

    The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three on Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said. …read more Source: CTV...