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    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said ambassadors from the 28 EU countries agreed Tuesday that although there has been encouraging progress in bringing about an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, not enough has been done to justify rolling back sanctions. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm
    Sep30

    Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Kazakhstan on Tuesday to stress the need for close ties between the two countries, a month after he caused alarm in the former Soviet republic by seeming to question its future as an independent state. Putin went on to say that most people in Kazakhstan wanted closer relations with Russia and...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Forces Repel Fresh Airport Assaults
    Sep30

    Ukraine Forces Repel Fresh Airport Assaults

    Ukrainian forces repelled two fresh assaults by pro-Russia rebels on the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk, a security spokesman said, as fighting for the strategic site showed no sign of ending despite a cease-fire signed nearly a month ago. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Preparing for Winter Without Russian Gas
    Sep30

    Ukraine Preparing for Winter Without Russian Gas

    KIEV, Ukraine—For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in the rest of the Ukrainian economy this year. Ukrainians are rushing to insulate their walls, seal up drafty windows and snap up heating equipment as the...

    Incoming Commissioner Says No EU Enlargement For Five Years
    Sep30

    Incoming Commissioner Says No EU Enlargement For Five Years

    EU Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner-designate Johannes Hahn has said there won’t be any EU enlargement during his five-year mandate if he becomes the EU commissioner responsible for the portfolio. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas
    Sep30

    Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in the rest of the Ukrainian economy this year. Whereas Oct. 1 typically is the date when central heating is turned on for the winter, first in public...

    Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas
    Sep30

    Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in the rest of the Ukrainian economy this year…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukrainians rush to prepare for a cold winter without Russian gas if talks fail
    Sep30

    Ukrainians rush to prepare for a cold winter without Russian gas if talks fail

    For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kyiv, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in rest of the Ukrainian economy this year. …read more Source: CTV...

    Nadal returns in style, Djokovic wins in China
    Sep30

    Nadal returns in style, Djokovic wins in China

    Beijing (AFP) – Rafael Nadal made an emphatic return to singles competition Tuesday after being sidelined for three months, sweeping aside Richard Gasquet of France in the $5.4 million China Open.The 14-times Grand Slam winner won his first round match in Beijing 6-4, 6-0, overcoming sporadic resistance in the first set before crushing his...