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    International monitors say cease-fire in eastern Ukraine largely has been holding for 2 weeks
    Sep16

    International monitors say cease-fire in eastern Ukraine largely has been holding for 2 weeks

    International observers in eastern Ukraine say that a cease-fire there has been holding for two weeks now. …read more Source: FOX...

    International Monitors: Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine Holds
    Sep16

    International Monitors: Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine Holds

    International monitors say cease-fire in eastern Ukraine largely has been holding for 2 weeks …read more Source: ABC...

    Top US General Visits Estonia Amid Russian Aggression in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Top US General Visits Estonia Amid Russian Aggression in Ukraine

    As a former Soviet state that shares a border with Russia, Estonia is watching the situation in Ukraine with growing concern. As VOA’s Carla Babb reports, the country’s political and defense leaders say Estonians feel safer knowing the U.S. is stepping up its military presence in the country. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine

    An exclusive excerpt from a new report shows how Russia has covered up its dirty war in Eastern Europe. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John
    Sep16

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John

    It seems Elton John and the Kremlin are singing two different songs — a spokesman for Vladimir Putin’s government has expressly denied that a conversation has taken place between the outspoken singer and the Russian President a day after the Briton said otherwise. John posted a photo of Putin on his Instagram on Monday, with a caption that...

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact
    Sep16

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact

    Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted bigger tests await his side after they began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win against Malmo.Angel Di Maria and Edinson Cavani got the goals as PSG, quarter-finalists in each of the last three seasons, saw off the Swedish champions at the Parc des Princes in Group...

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia
    Sep16

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia

    The cheers for Russia in Ukraine’s annexed Crimea peninsula were, for many Estonians, an eerie reminder of their past. “It is history repeating itself, because in 1940 when Estonia was occupied by the Soviet Union, it was basically the same scenario,” Estonian Army 2nd Lieutenant Simmo Sarr said. Back then, a Russian coup d’état was...

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev — in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev–in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister
    Sep16

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine hasn’t hurt the country’s reputation as the breadbasket of Europe, a Ukraine minister told CNBC on Tuesday. …read more Source:...