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    Ukraine ratifies association with E.U., grants concessions to rebels
    Sep16

    Ukraine ratifies association with E.U., grants concessions to rebels

    KIEV, UKRAINE — The Ukrainian parliament ratified an agreement Tuesday to forge an economic and political association with the European Union and quietly passed legislation to grant amnesty to pro-Russian rebels and greater autonomy to regions they control in eastern Ukraine. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Landmark EU deal brings Ukraine closer to West
    Sep16

    Landmark EU deal brings Ukraine closer to West

    Ukraine and the European Union ratified a political and economic agreement Tuesday, in a step leaders hailed as a “historic moment.” …read more Source:...

    Finally! Ukraine Seals Deal That Triggered Bloody Chaos
    Sep16

    Finally! Ukraine Seals Deal That Triggered Bloody Chaos

    Ukraine’s parliament has ratified a political and trade deal with the European Union – the issue that triggered the country’s deadly violence. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    The ratification vote in Kiev, synchronized with the European parliament by video chat, was met with a standing ovation, and members of parliament leapt to their feet to sing the Ukrainian national anthem. Poroshenko also said that those who died during the protests and during fighting in the east “gave up their lives so that we could take...

    Ukraine’s Capitulation Pleases No One
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s Capitulation Pleases No One

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compromises as deep as Russia wanted from his predecessor, but no one can be happy with them. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification vote, synchronized with the European parliament by video chat, draws a line under the issue that last...

    Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels
    Sep16

    Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

    The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament OKs pivotal EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament OKs pivotal EU pact

    Agreement that sparked war last year deepens economic and political ties. …read more Source: USA...

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions
    Sep16

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

    MOSCOW — Russia’s currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions.The United States and the European Union last week imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine that consisted in, among other things, blocking off Western...