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    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    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… …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

    OSCE head Zannier says Sept. 1 cease-fire in eastern Ukraine still holding …read more Source: ABC...

    Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Landmines: Mariupol Schoolchildren Learn To Avoid Explosives
    Sep12

    Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Landmines: Mariupol Schoolchildren Learn To Avoid Explosives

    In Ukraine’s southern city of Mariupol, schoolchildren are learning what to do if they find landmines and unexploded bombs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian cosmonaut back after record 879 days in space
    Sep12

    Russian cosmonaut back after record 879 days in space

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka returned safely to Earth with two other astronauts from the International Space Station Saturday with the record for having spent the most time in space.Padalka — who has spent a total of 879 days in space over five separate trips — touched ground on the barren Kazakh...

    Lack of Respect for Obama Emboldened Putin, Donald Trump Tells Ukrainians
    Sep12

    Lack of Respect for Obama Emboldened Putin, Donald Trump Tells Ukrainians

    Via video link, the Republican presidential candidate told Ukrainians at a conference that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia felt free to invade Crimea and eastern Ukraine because he lacks respect for President Obama. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump says US, Europe should be doing more to help Ukraine
    Sep12

    Trump says US, Europe should be doing more to help Ukraine

    Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman who is leading the Republican presidential field in the polls, told a gathering of the European elite in the Ukrainian capital that America and Europe should be doing more to support Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Weekend Roundup: Refugees Redefine Europe
    Sep12

    Weekend Roundup: Refugees Redefine Europe

    America was once regarded as a welcoming immigrant nation where races and religions mingle freely, a geo-cultural therapy for history’s wounded masses who could leave their woes behind once they arrived on its shores. It is thus a jarring twist to witness the nativist rants of Donald Trump boosting his political fortunes at the same moment...

    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria
    Sep12

    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria

    When Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that he was moving military assets to Syria last week, it appears that the Obama Administration was caught completely flat-footed.Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov twice in four days this week to express his concerns, but Lavrov apparently...

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin
    Sep12

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin

    Six months after opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead outside the Kremlin in an unsolved contract killing, one of his closest allies is trying to take on Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party in regional elections this Sunday. A veteran activist at just 32, Ilya Yashin, a prominent figure in the People’s Freedom Party or...