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    Artillery, Gunfire Reported Near Mariupol
    Sep07

    Artillery, Gunfire Reported Near Mariupol

    Explosions and artillery fire have been reported outside the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, despite a cease-fire between Kyiv and pro-Russia rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO grapples with how hard to push back against Putin over Ukraine
    Sep07

    NATO grapples with how hard to push back against Putin over Ukraine

    For all of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s complaints in recent years about the West’s threat to Russian security, NATO had been paying little attention to its former Cold War foe. The conflict in Ukraine has changed all that. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Explosions heard on outskirts of Ukraine’s Mariupol
    Sep07

    Explosions heard on outskirts of Ukraine’s Mariupol

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Loud explosions were heard on Saturday evening on the eastern outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, according to AFP, despite a fragile ceasefire being put in place.Numerous explosions were heard and a thick smoke was visible on the horizon. A checkpoint held by Ukraine loyalists seemed to be on fire,...

    Apparent Shelling Heard Outside Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol
    Sep07

    Apparent Shelling Heard Outside Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol

    KIEV, Ukraine—Witnesses in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its positions late Saturday, little more than a day after Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels signed a cease-fire following more than four months of...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire
    Sep07

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire

    After the truce was signed by Ukraine, Russia and the rebels on Friday, both sides said the ceasefire is “fulfilled” despite violation claims. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port
    Sep07

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port

    A destroyed Ukrainian army tank is seen near the village of Lebedynske, on the highway joining Mariupol and Novoazovsk, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. After four months of war, eastern Ukraine begin… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Over? Shelling Reported Near Port City
    Sep07

    Ukraine Ceasefire Over? Shelling Reported Near Port City

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Witnesses in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol are reporting sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets are being fired at its positions. The reports Saturday night come little more than a day after Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels signed a cease-fire...

    Life returns somewhat to normal as truce takes hold in Ukrainian city
    Sep07

    Life returns somewhat to normal as truce takes hold in Ukrainian city

    Children and parents rode ponies and fed pigeons in the park. A newlywed couple was showered with flower petals — the sixth wedding held Saturday, a registration official said. Life, it seemed, had returned to something like normal in this Ukrainian city on the second day of a cease-fire… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Evidence Grows of Russian Orthodox Clergy’s Aiding Ukraine Rebels
    Sep07

    Evidence Grows of Russian Orthodox Clergy’s Aiding Ukraine Rebels

    The Russian Orthodox Church has denied supporting separatist turmoil in Ukraine, but after rebels seized Slovyansk, evidence accumulated of close ties between the church and the pro-Russian cause. …read more Source: The New York...

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port
    Sep07

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port

    KIEV, Ukraine — Witnesses in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol are reporting sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets are being fired at its positions.The reports Saturday night come little more than a day after Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels signed a cease-fire after...