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    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’
    Sep17

    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’

    Moscow (AFP) – The detention of billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov on money-laundering charges sent shock waves through Russia’s business and political circles on Wednesday and prompted comparisons with past crackdowns on powerful oligarchs.The Investigative Committee, which reports directly to President Vladimir Putin, announced late...

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire
    Sep17

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire

    The rocket killed at least one person and added to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    US Congratulates Ukraine for ‘Making History’ in Forging Closer Ties with EU
    Sep17

    US Congratulates Ukraine for ‘Making History’ in Forging Closer Ties with EU

    The United States has congratulated the Ukrainian and European parliaments for simultaneous ratification of Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union. Washington also called on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to honor the Minsk cease-fire agreement. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf Tuesday...

    Ukraine Grants Amnesty and More Autonomy to Separatist Regions
    Sep17

    Ukraine Grants Amnesty and More Autonomy to Separatist Regions

    As Ukrainians celebrated the passage of an agreement to deepen ties with the European Union on Tuesday, the country’s parliament approved legislation giving greater political autonomy to pro-Moscow regions in the country’s east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed the move would protect the “sovereignty, territorial integrity...

    Poles feel renewed threat from Russia as country marks 75th anniversary of the Soviet invasion
    Sep17

    Poles feel renewed threat from Russia as country marks 75th anniversary of the Soviet invasion

    It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...

    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...