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    Ukraine Leader Criticized Over EU Deal Delay
    Sep15

    Ukraine Leader Criticized Over EU Deal Delay

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko faces rising criticism for his decision to delay implementation of part of a European Union deal to avoid threatened Russian retaliation. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine City Kills at Least 6
    Sep15

    Fighting in Eastern Ukraine City Kills at Least 6

    The battle in Donetsk between rebels and Kiev government forces was one of the most serious clashes in a 10-day-old cease-fire. …read more Source: The New York...

    Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat
    Sep15

    Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    File-This Aug. 28, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Obama o… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Dutch police release Israeli rabbi accused of sex crimes
    Sep14

    Dutch police release Israeli rabbi accused of sex crimes

    (JTA) — Dutch police released Eliezer Berland, a rabbi who had been arrested because he is wanted for questioning in Israel in connection with alleged sex crimes. Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious seminary in Israel and a member of the Breslov Hasidic sect, was released Friday. His passport, however, remained with the Dutch police...

    Uranium Rally Unlikely to Last
    Sep14

    Uranium Rally Unlikely to Last

    A multiweek rally in uranium prices fanned by the Ukraine conflict and unrest at a Canada mine looks unlikely to continue for long. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    New Russia Sanctions Hit Western Oil Giants
    Sep14

    New Russia Sanctions Hit Western Oil Giants

    The latest U.S. and EU sanctions against Russia will sever the closest area of economic cooperation between Russia and the West: the energy sector. New sanctions unveiled last Friday against Russia target its banks, energy firms, and defense companies. These sanctions will cut off some of Russia’s largest companies from accessing European...

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Says Kyiv Receiving Weapons
    Sep14

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Says Kyiv Receiving Weapons

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey says that unnamed NATO member countries are delivering weapons to Kyiv to fight pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Residents Emerge in Shell-Shocked Ukrainian City
    Sep14

    Residents Emerge in Shell-Shocked Ukrainian City

    LUHANSK, Ukraine—The conflict-wracked eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk, much of which has been without water and electricity for more than a month, had a rare day of jubilation Sunday as rebel fighters paraded military vehicles victoriously through city streets. In the other regional capital of Donetsk, the city council said Sunday that shelling...

    Shelling Continues In East Ukraine Despite Fragile Cease-Fire Said To Benefit Russia
    Sep14

    Shelling Continues In East Ukraine Despite Fragile Cease-Fire Said To Benefit Russia

    A fragile cease-fire deal reached this month between Ukraine’s government and pro-Russian separatists was under threat Sunday as neighborhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk were shelled. The target of the attacks appears to be the city’s airport. …read more Source: International Business...

    Defense Minister: Western Weapons on Way to Ukraine
    Sep14

    Defense Minister: Western Weapons on Way to Ukraine

    Ukrain’s Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey said Sunday weapons are on their way to Ukraine from Western countries – which he would not name – to help the country in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The claim came as sporadic fighting continued in eastern Ukraine, despite of a nine-day-old cease-fire. Heletey said the...