: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russian troops attack positions near key port in eastern Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russian troops attack positions near key port in eastern Ukraine

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Hopes for a rumored truce were shattered Thursday in this strategic eastern port as Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near the city with heavy artillery and missile fire, a Ukrainian militia leader said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    McCain Urges ‘Crushing’ Sanctions for Russia, Arms for Ukraine
    Sep05

    McCain Urges ‘Crushing’ Sanctions for Russia, Arms for Ukraine

    An influential member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, John McCain, has urged leaders of NATO countries to arm Ukraine to defend itself against what he says is a clear Russian invasion. The outspoken Republican said they should also impose “crushing” sanctions against Moscow to check Russian aggression. Senator McCain had blunt...

    How NATO members plan to reinvent the alliance
    Sep05

    How NATO members plan to reinvent the alliance

    In a bid to end a struggle with Russia over Ukraine and to halt the spread of brutal Islamist terror, NATO members are vowing to reinvent the military alliance …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fear grows as artillery fire rocks outskirts of Mariupol
    Sep05

    Fear grows as artillery fire rocks outskirts of Mariupol

    Strong explosions rocked the outskirts of the key Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Thursday as Kiev’s forces battled pro-Moscow rebels. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s leader: Careful optimism on peace talks
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s leader: Careful optimism on peace talks

    Ukraine’s president, at NATO summit, voices ‘careful optimism’ on peace talks with rebels …read more Source:...

    NATO has no right to push Ukraine to keep fighting a war it can’t win.
    Sep05

    NATO has no right to push Ukraine to keep fighting a war it can’t win.

    A ceasefire scheduled to begin Friday may fall apart, and the fighting may resume. But to encourage Mr. Poroshenko in the meantime to keep up a hopeless fight is to nudge Ukrainians toward an even greater disaster than what they’ve lived through so far. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine president, rebels hope for cease-fire deal
    Sep05

    Ukraine president, rebels hope for cease-fire deal

    Obama and Cameron say the world must confront the “brutal and poisonous” Islamic State. …read more Source: USA...

    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Through War or Peace
    Sep05

    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Through War or Peace

    Armenia and Azerbaijan, who are in a state of war despite a ceasefire, have three options on how to approach the stalemated conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, a dispute that lasted more than two decades. Each option comes with a sour pill, as there is no magic solution. But such is the reality of trying to find a peaceful resolution to a bloody...

    Russia Confident Warship Deal With France Will Proceed
    Sep05

    Russia Confident Warship Deal With France Will Proceed

    Russian authorities say they expect their deal to buy two warships from France will go through, despite the announcement in Paris that delivery of the first vessel has been suspended. That statement Thursday follows comments by French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday that Russia’s intervention in eastern Ukraine meant conditions...

    NATO Pledges More Support for Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO Pledges More Support for Ukraine

    NATO leaders increased defense cooperation with Ukraine at their summit in Britain Thursday, pledging more help on security and governmental reforms, but not lethal military aid. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the conference site in Newport, Wales. …read more Source: Voice of...