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    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead

    Despite the cease-fire and a law passed by the Ukrainian parliament Tuesday granting greater autonomy to rebel-held parts of the east, civilian casualties have continued to rise, adding to the estimated 3,000 people killed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead

    A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old cease-fire. …read more Source: Miami...

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead, imperiling fragile cease-fire
    Sep17

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead, imperiling fragile cease-fire

    A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old cease-fire. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Strengthens Ties with EU
    Sep17

    Ukraine Strengthens Ties with EU

    Ukraine’s parliament has ratified an agreement that strengthens economic and political ties between Ukraine and the EU. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Canada set to strengthen Ukraine ties with loans, humanitarian aid
    Sep17

    Canada set to strengthen Ukraine ties with loans, humanitarian aid

    Ottawa expected to make new humanitarian aid commitments, finalize millions in loans during visit by President Petro Poroshenko …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian Leader to Seek Greater US Support on Visit
    Sep17

    Ukrainian Leader to Seek Greater US Support on Visit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits Washington this week amid a shaky cease-fire with Russian-backed separatists, the ratification of an EU pact, and moves to grant self-rule to eastern Ukraine. As he tackles a range of challenges, the Ukrainian leader is expected to press for greater U.S. support during talks Thursday with President...

    U.S. Lawmakers Introduce New Russian Sanctions Legislation
    Sep17

    U.S. Lawmakers Introduce New Russian Sanctions Legislation

    The chairman and ranking member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced a new bill on September 16 stiffening sanctions against Russia and providing more military assistance to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Due To Visit Canada, United States
    Sep17

    Poroshenko Due To Visit Canada, United States

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to depart for North America on September 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine-EU Association Agreement Ratified Despite Tremendous Pressure From Russia
    Sep17

    Ukraine-EU Association Agreement Ratified Despite Tremendous Pressure From Russia

    BRUSSELS—Members of the Ukrainian Parliament and the European Parliament voted today to ratify an agreement that sparked unrest in Ukraine almost a year ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko,called the vote “historic.” The association agreement lays a framework for political cooperation and better trade relations between the two, requiring...

    Ukraine ratifies association with EU, grants concessions to rebels
    Sep17

    Ukraine ratifies association with EU, grants concessions to rebels

    New deal lowers trade tariffs between Europe and Ukraine and requires Ukrainian goods to meet European regulatory standards. …read more Source: Toronto...