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    Rocket Fire Heard in East Ukraine Rebel Stronghold
    Sep11

    Rocket Fire Heard in East Ukraine Rebel Stronghold

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Two volleys of Grad rocket fire rang out in Ukraine’s eastern, rebel-held city of Donetsk, underscoring the difficulties of enforcing a cease-fire almost a week after it was signed. The city council of Donetsk confirmed in a statement Thursday there had been multiple explosions during the morning, but reported no...

    Russian Gas Supplies to Poland Drop Further
    Sep11

    Russian Gas Supplies to Poland Drop Further

    WARSAW, Poland— Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine. The company, PGNiG, said Thursday it has received no notification of reductions from Russian supplier Gazprom. On...

    Ruble Hits Record Low Against Dollar As New Sanctions Loom
    Sep11

    Ruble Hits Record Low Against Dollar As New Sanctions Loom

    The Russian ruble fell to a record low of 37.57 to the U.S. dollar on September 11, a day before new European Union sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine crisis are due to enter into force. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Agrees to Introduce New Sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU Agrees to Introduce New Sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS— Diplomats say the European Union has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Three diplomats in Brussels say the ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc agreed Thursday that the sanctions would take effect Friday following their publication in the EU’s official journal. They told The Associated Press on...

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold
    Sep11

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold

    Two volleys of Grad rocket fire rang out in Ukraine’s eastern, rebel-held city of Donetsk, underscoring the difficulties of enforcing a cease-fire almost a week after it was signed. …read more Source: Miami...

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold
    Sep11

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Two volleys of Grad rocket fire rang out in Ukraine’s eastern, rebel-held city of Donetsk, underscoring the difficulties of enforcing a cease-fire almost a week after it was signed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine

    Poland’s foreign minister says he sees a temptation for Russia to create a land bridge to Crimea because it is having trouble managing the peninsula, which isn’t connected to the Russian mainland. …read more Source: Miami...

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia

    Diplomats say the European Union has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin orders Russian military to perform combat drill in east
    Sep11

    Putin orders Russian military to perform combat drill in east

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered military forces in the country’s east to carry out a major exercise to test their preparedness. …read more Source:...

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia

    Three diplomats in Brussels say the ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc agreed Thursday that the sanctions would take effect Friday following their publication in the EU’s official journal. The diplomats declined to provide details of the new economic measures, but said they will include previously announced measures to further curb access to...