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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s President Repeats Call For Full UN Peacekeeping Mission

    Ukraine’s president has repeated his call for a full United Nations peacekeeping mission, telling the world body that such a mission should be authorized to patrol Ukraine’s border with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son
    Sep21

    What I Learned About War From the Parents Who Lost Their Son

    ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine—The last time Marina Kasyanenko saw her son, Daniel, she begged him not to return to war. “It was hard for him,” she later says of her son, a 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier. “I didn’t want him to go to war. But he was determined—he had to be the one to go.” It was July 2015, and Daniel had gone home to his parents’...

    Poroshenko Calls Russia ‘Biggest Threat’ To International Security
    Sep21

    Poroshenko Calls Russia ‘Biggest Threat’ To International Security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned of multiple threats posed by Russia during his September 20 address to the UN General Assembly in New York. Poroshenko said that Russia, a permanent UN Security Council member, is “not a contributor to international security, but its biggest threat.” (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Poroshenko Calls Russia ‘Biggest Threat’ To International Security
    Sep21

    Poroshenko Calls Russia ‘Biggest Threat’ To International Security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned of multiple threats posed by Russia during his September 20 address to the UN General Assembly in New York. Poroshenko said that Russia, a permanent UN Security Council member, is “not a contributor to international security, but its biggest threat.” (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Do Russia’s war games have a darker purpose?
    Sep21

    Do Russia’s war games have a darker purpose?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: This week, Russia has been conducting a large-scale military exercise within the territory of one of its neighbors, Belarus, a former Soviet republic. Russian units are also war-gaming near the borders of three Baltic NATO member states which were also once part of the Soviet Union. Moscow says that this is a defensive exercise,...

    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire
    Sep21

    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire

    Angry crowds gathered outside city hall, demanding the mayor’s resignation — following a fire at a Ukrainian children’s camp that killed three girls. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire
    Sep21

    Clashes In Odesa After Kids’ Camp Fire

    Angry crowds gathered outside city hall, demanding the mayor’s resignation — following a fire at a Ukrainian children’s camp that killed three girls. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign
    Sep21

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

    By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Adam Entous | Washington Post Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...