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    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition
    Sep07

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition

    Moldovan troops will take part in September 8-23 multinational military exercises in Ukraine despite pro-Russian President Igor Dodon’s bid to keep them out of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills
    Sep07

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills

    KYIV – When the school year resumes on September 1, the more than 200,000 children living in the Donbas war zone will face life-threatening conditions. More than 54,000 children live in the Ukrainian government-controlled part of easternmost Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts alone, according to the United Nations. Like other interim truces within the...

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep07

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day

    Via our page on Facebook, The Ukrainian Weekly invited friends to send in photos and captions of how they celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day wherever they might be. Here’s a selection of the responses. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons
    Sep07

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons

    KYIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Russia of seeking to “redraw international borders by force” and said that Washington is “actively reviewing” supplying Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry. Mr. Mattis, the first U.S. defense chief to visit Ukraine in a decade, also reiterated that the United States “won’t accept”...

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence
    Sep07

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day on August 24 with a military parade in which defense ministers and troops from Britain, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the United States participated. “I have confidence in our allies,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as he thanked them for being in Kyiv on...

    EU To Renew Russia Sanctions, Keep Bar On Antonov
    Sep07

    EU To Renew Russia Sanctions, Keep Bar On Antonov

    The European Union will prolong its asset freezes and visa bans on Russian officials and Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine for another six months, with Russia’s new ambassador to the United States likely to remain on the list, diplomats said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games
    Sep07

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has said he sees no “imminent threat” from Russia’s upcoming military maneuvers with Belarus, but criticized Moscow for not being more open about the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?
    Sep07

    Explainer: Does Putin’s Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Have Any Merit?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sending a UN peacekeeping force into the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. But is the idea new or even viable and could it help ease or end the conflict there? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games
    Sep07

    NATO Chief Sees No ‘Imminent Threat’ In Russia War Games

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has said he sees no “imminent threat” from Russia’s upcoming military maneuvers with Belarus, but criticized Moscow for not being more open about the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...