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    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine Cease-fire Appears to Hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that rebels...

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?
    Sep06

    How Genuine Is Russia’s Ceasefire?

    NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement. Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s national security council, told reporters that …...

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession
    Sep06

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession

    Pro-Russian rebels said Saturday that Ukraine’s government forces have broken a cease-fire agreement and launched several missiles into the eastern region of Donetsk. The self-proclaimed leaders from Donetsk People’s Republic, or DPR, also said that the cease-fire deal had elements which were not acceptable to the rebels. …read...

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions
    Sep06

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has warned Moscow will “no doubt react” if the European Union imposes new sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations
    Sep06

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations

    Mayor’s office in Donetsk says no reports of shooting or shelling there although some shelling had been heard late Friday afternoon …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold
    Sep06

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the fragile deal could quickly unravel. …read more Source: CTV...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold
    Sep06

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold

    A cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday. …read more Source: USA...

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment
    Sep06

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment

    The opposition New Democrats are raising the spectre of “mission creep” amid calls for Parliament to have a debate and vote before Canada sends any military personnel to Iraq. NDP defence critic Jack Harris says Canadians need to have a good idea of what the country is getting into and how far it is willing to go before sending troops into harms...

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement
    Sep06

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement

    A cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists appears to be holding Saturday in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, raising prospects for at least a temporary halt to five months of warfare. However, Russia vowed Saturday to react if the European Union imposes a new round of economic sanctions against Moscow as a means of...