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    Putin Calls For Talks On Eastern Ukraine ‘Statehood’
    Aug31

    Putin Calls For Talks On Eastern Ukraine ‘Statehood’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, including discussing statehood.In comments to the national TV network Channel 1, which were reported by Russian news agencies, Putin said the talks must have the goal of...

    EU Threatens Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Aggression, but Timing Vague
    Aug31

    EU Threatens Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Aggression, but Timing Vague

    The European Union threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but sharp divisions among leaders at a summit in Brussels left the timing of any measures uncertain. After a lengthy briefing by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who warned “full-scale war” was imminent if...

    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east
    Aug31

    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Putin’s comment, made to national TV network Channel 1 and reported by Russian news agencies after they were broadcast in Russia’s Far East, said Ukraine should...

    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east
    Aug31

    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.Putin’s comment, made to national TV network Channel 1 and reported by Russian news agencies after they were broadcast in Russia’s Far East, said Ukraine should “hold...

    Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ risk
    Aug31

    Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ risk

    Ukraine’s president warns his nation’s crisis with Russia is inching closer to a “full-scale war,” with thousands of foreign troops in the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Bid To Join NATO: Other Ex-USSR Nations Are Already In
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s Bid To Join NATO: Other Ex-USSR Nations Are Already In

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the Ukrainian parliament Friday that his government is seeking to join NATO, more than two decades after the country became independent as the USSR dissolved. …read more Source: International Business...

    Some Ukrainians on the front lines losing faith in Europe
    Aug31

    Some Ukrainians on the front lines losing faith in Europe

    “They promised to help, but how are they helping?” …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia and Ukraine trade soldiers – Russian media
    Aug31

    Russia and Ukraine trade soldiers – Russian media

    Ukraine and Russia exchanged captured soldiers, Russian news agencies said. …read more Source: CNBC

    EU orders preparation of ‘urgent’ Russia sanctions as Ukraine troops give more ground
    Aug31

    EU orders preparation of ‘urgent’ Russia sanctions as Ukraine troops give more ground

    European Union leaders stopped short of imposing new economic sanctions on Russia in response to the latest developments in Ukraine early Sunday, instead tasking the organization’s executive body to “urgently” prepare tougher economic sanctions that could be adopted within a week after Ukraine’s president warned of a...

    Putin Calls for Talks on East Ukraine Statehood, But Not Independence
    Aug31

    Putin Calls for Talks on East Ukraine Statehood, But Not Independence

    MOSCOW/MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on “statehood” for southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow now endorsed rebel calls for independence for territory they have seized. The Kremlin leader’s remarks, which follow...