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    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine
    Sep01

    Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine

    The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia
    Sep01

    Ukrainians pull back from airport; Poroshenko slams Russia

    KIEV – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression”. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘open aggression’ as rebels advance
    Sep01

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘open aggression’ as rebels advance

    Putin called on Sunday for immediate negotiations on the “statehood” of southern and eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
    Sep01

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap metal is reliable — with wrecked tanks, cars and APCs everywhere. Hrabske and the nearby strategic town of Ilovaysk have suffered badly from recent clashes as separatist Russian forces relentlessly chip away at areas under...

    China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis
    Sep01

    China May Be Biggest Winner From Ukraine Crisis

    Thousands of miles away from the Ukrainian battlefields of Donetsk and Novoazovsk sits the country that may end up being the largest beneficiary of the turmoil along Russia’s southwest border: China. With Russian President Vladimir Putin rewriting the playbook on security in post-Cold War Europe, Beijing has watched warily 3,700 miles to...

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’
    Sep01

    ‘A Ukraine Peace Plan That Excludes Ukrainians Is Unacceptable’

    Last week, The Atlantic published a 24-point plan for ending the conflict between Russia and Ukraine—the product of a meeting between Russian and American experts and former officials on the Finnish island of Boistö. Now, a group of American and European experts and former officials, coordinated by David Kramer of Freedom House, has written a...

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on
    Sep01

    Residents in rebel-held village in east Ukraine pick up pieces as fighting rages on

    Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep01

    Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    Russian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors, but the sides remain far apart and the fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
    Sep01

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    HRABSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap metal is reliable – with wrecked...

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces
    Sep01

    Battle-hit Ukraine village picks up the pieces

    Alexander Bespalko and his son lifted parts from a burned-out Ukrainian armored personnel carrier in a village ravaged by the past week’s battles. With homes destroyed and livelihoods lost, residents in the village of Hrabske must scrape for a living and at least scrap metal is reliable — with wrecked tanks, cars and APCs everywhere....