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    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now
    Sep01

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    MOSCOW (AP) – Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday. The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, come as Ukrainian troops …...

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now
    Sep01

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    MOSCOW — Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday.The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, come as Ukrainian troops are facing a resurgent rebel...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Direct And Open Aggression’
    Sep01

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Direct And Open Aggression’

    KIEV, Sept 1 (Reuters) – 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”. The withdrawal from the civilian airport outside the city of Luhansk was the latest in a...

    Russia’s foreign minister calls for ceasefire as new round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus
    Sep01

    Russia’s foreign minister calls for ceasefire as new round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

    MOSCOW — Russia’s foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine’s crisis to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Russia would not intervene militarily in Ukraine, defying reports by the Ukrainian government,...

    Russia ‘attacks Ukraine airfield’
    Sep01

    Russia ‘attacks Ukraine airfield’

    A Russian army tank attacked airfields in eastern Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian military officials said, amid worsening tensions between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Military ‘Battling Russian Tank Battalion’ Near Donetsk
    Sep01

    Ukrainian Military ‘Battling Russian Tank Battalion’ Near Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday its forces were battling a Russian tank battalion for control of a vital airport in the east of the country as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression” against his country. Ukrainian coastguards meanwhile searched for two seamen missing...

    As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs
    Sep01

    As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

    Mediators resumed talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused Kiev of seeking to avoid autonomy for southeastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire
    Sep01

    Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire

    MOSCOW — Russia’s foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine’s crisis to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists.Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Russia would not intervene militarily in Ukraine, defying reports by the Ukrainian government,...

    In Ukraine, Mariupol residents brace for fight
    Sep01

    In Ukraine, Mariupol residents brace for fight

    Industrial center in southeast Ukraine widely assumed to be pro-Russian rebels’ next target, but they won’t be welcome there …read more Source:...

    Lavrov Says No Military Russian Intervention In Ukraine
    Sep01

    Lavrov Says No Military Russian Intervention In Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country’s military would not intervene in Ukraine, something Kyiv and the West say it has already done. Lavrov told students and teachers at Russia’s top international affairs university on September 1 that Moscow pursues an “exclusively peaceful resolution” to the Ukrainian...