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    Polish Miners Block Russian Coal Imports at Border
    Sep24

    Polish Miners Block Russian Coal Imports at Border

    More than 200 Polish miners blocked trains carrying Russian coal at a border passage in northern Poland to protest against the cheaper Russian coal being brought in at a time when local mines are struggling, mining union leaders said on Wednesday. Poland, which uses coal to generate about 90 percent of its electricity, produced 76.5 million...

    Poland hosts major defense exercise with EU allies at time of armed conflict in Ukraine
    Sep24

    Poland hosts major defense exercise with EU allies at time of armed conflict in Ukraine

    Poland’s defense minister has launched a major international military exercise that is to test readiness to react to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama to take on ISIS, Ebola and Ukraine in speech to UN
    Sep24

    Obama to take on ISIS, Ebola and Ukraine in speech to UN

    President Barack Obama is addressing the United Nations this morning as a commander in chief overseeing a war against militants in two Middle Eastern nations, a striking shift in the trajectory of a presidency that had been focused on ending conflicts in the region. CBC News will carry the speech LIVE. …read more Source:...

    ‘I Won’t Sing For Occupiers’ — A Ukrainian Singer Falls Out With Russia
    Sep24

    ‘I Won’t Sing For Occupiers’ — A Ukrainian Singer Falls Out With Russia

    Ukrainian singer Anastasia Prykhodko has been targeted by a mudslinging campaign on Russian television. Prykhodko, who shot to fame in Russia, has been performing for Ukrainian troops in the country’s strife-torn east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire breached in Donetsk
    Sep24

    Ukraine ceasefire breached in Donetsk

    Mortar fire struck an apartment block in the rebel-held Ukraine city of Donetsk overnight, yet another violation of a ceasefire declared weeks earlier between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents. …read more Source:...

    Japan steps up sanctions against Russia over Ukraine to be in line with G-7 nations
    Sep24

    Japan steps up sanctions against Russia over Ukraine to be in line with G-7 nations

    Japan says it has stepped up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine to be in line with other Group of Seven members before they meet in New York. …read more Source: FOX...

    German business confidence down for 5th consecutive month, falls more than expected
    Sep24

    German business confidence down for 5th consecutive month, falls more than expected

    A survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, has dropped for the fifth consecutive month — continuing a slide that has been fueled by the persistent turmoil in Ukraine and sluggish European growth. …read more Source: FOX...

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated
    Sep24

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated

    A worker repairs electric cables at checkpoint near the town of Zhdanivka, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated
    Sep24

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated

    MOSCOW (AP) — A cease-fire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine has been violated in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. The RIA Novosti news agency quoted the rebels as saying that two people died in the attack but the mayor’s office had no information about casualties. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated despite agreement, planned withdrawal of weaponry
    Sep24

    Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine violated despite agreement, planned withdrawal of weaponry

    A cease-fire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine has been violated in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. …read more Source: FOX...