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    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east
    Aug31

    Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Europe Threatens More Sanctions Against Russia
    Aug31

    Europe Threatens More Sanctions Against Russia

    Donetsk is under the control of pro-Moscow separatists but public services are still provided by Ukrainian government employees. Though under fire, workers are still trying to keep the lights on.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis Casts Long Shadow Over NATO Summit
    Aug31

    Ukraine Crisis Casts Long Shadow Over NATO Summit

    The fighting in Ukraine is likely to dominate the upcoming NATO summit in Wales. The newest members want NATO to do more to counter Russia’s moves, including supplying weapons and intelligence.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    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...

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Mulls New Sanctions Against Russia Following ‘Military Aggression And Terror’
    Aug31

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Mulls New Sanctions Against Russia Following ‘Military Aggression And Terror’

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko met with European Union officials in Brussels Saturday to discuss his country’s current conflict and new sanctions against Russia following “direct aggression by Russian forces,” BBC News reported. Russia President Vladimir Putin has denied his nation is either involved in eastern Ukraine or has provided...