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    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk
    Sep03

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk

    Workers cleared an abandoned Ukrainian checkpoint near the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region on September 2. Remains of armored vehicles were scattered across the road at the checkpoint, situated en route from Donetsk to the southeastern port city of Mariupol. The Ukrainian army used Olenivka as a base for attacks on separatist forces in...

    Putin’s spokesman: Putin, Poroshenko discuss peace settlement in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin’s spokesman: Putin, Poroshenko discuss peace settlement in Ukraine

    A spokesman for the Russian president says Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Discuss Peace Settlement
    Sep03

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Discuss Peace Settlement

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Putin and Poroshenko met last week for talks which mainly highlighted the...

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine
    Sep03

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine

    Slovakia on September 2 launched a pipeline capable of delivering natural gas from the European Union to Ukraine. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, and Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, director for energy markets at the European Commission, attended the ceremony in the Slovak town of Velke Kapusany. The...

    Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine

    Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    U.S. President Obama Arrives in Estonia for Talks with Baltic Leaders
    Sep03

    U.S. President Obama Arrives in Estonia for Talks with Baltic Leaders

    United States President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia on Wednesday (September 3) on a visit designed to show U.S. solidarity with the three Baltic states ahead of a NATO summit in Wales where Russia’s involvement in Ukraine is expected to be the main topic. Obama will meet the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Latvian President...

    Australia To Open Embassy In Kiev As Its Ministers Discuss Blocking Putin From G20 Summit
    Sep03

    Australia To Open Embassy In Kiev As Its Ministers Discuss Blocking Putin From G20 Summit

    Australia is set to open an embassy in Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev, according to reports Wednesday. Meanwhile, its ministers are considering barring Russian President Vladimir Putin from attending November’s G20 summit in Brisbane and are expected to discuss the issue with NATO leaders this week. …read more Source:...

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit
    Sep03

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit

    U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet with the presidents of the three Baltic countries on September 3 ahead of a NATO summit at which Russia’s moves in Ukraine will feature prominently on the agenda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...