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    Ukraine, Russia and Rebels Meeting for Cease-Fire Talks
    Sep05

    Ukraine, Russia and Rebels Meeting for Cease-Fire Talks

    Representatives from Russia, Ukraine and rebels fighting in Ukraine’s east arrived in the Belarusian capital of Minsk for talks expected to lead to a long-awaited cease-fire in the five-month conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    In Kyiv, McCain Calls For ‘Crushing Sanctions’ On Russia
    Sep05

    In Kyiv, McCain Calls For ‘Crushing Sanctions’ On Russia

    During a visit to Kyiv on September 4, U.S. Senator John McCain said “truly crushing sanctions” should be imposed on Russia. He told journalists he’s urging the U.S. government to provide defensive weapons for Ukraine to be able to defend against what he described as the “invasion of a sovereign country” by Russia....

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks
    Sep05

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks

    Fresh shelling was heard outside Ukraine’s strategic port city of Mariupol just hours before talks both sides hoped would bring a ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Protesters Hold Mock Funeral With Putin Effigy
    Sep05

    Ukrainian Protesters Hold Mock Funeral With Putin Effigy

    A crowd protesting Russian military action in Ukraine held a mock funeral with an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on September 4. The coffin was taken to the Russian Consulate. Around 2,600 people have been killed since a Russian-backed insurgency began in eastern Ukraine in April....

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages
    Sep05

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages

    Hours before talks aimed at reaching cease-fire in conflict which has claimed almost 3,000 lives, pro-Russian rebels push for key city …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: NATO agrees to cheer for Kyiv, but not much more
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: NATO agrees to cheer for Kyiv, but not much more

    NATO allies have pledged considerable support to Ukraine, but not direct military intervention, an outcome that’s likely unsurprising to Vladimir Putin, writes CBC senior correspondent Terry Milewski. …read more Source:...

    Thousands Rally For Peace In Mariupol
    Sep05

    Thousands Rally For Peace In Mariupol

    As Ukrainian forces fought pro-Russian separatists just 20 kilometers east of Mariupol, a strategic port city on the Azov Sea, about 5,000 people gathered in the city’s center for a peace rally on September 4. The demonstrators sang the Ukrainian national anthem and chanted “Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the heroes!”...

    Russian troops attack positions near key port in eastern Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russian troops attack positions near key port in eastern Ukraine

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Hopes for a rumored truce were shattered Thursday in this strategic eastern port as Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near the city with heavy artillery and missile fire, a Ukrainian militia leader said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    On Ukraine, the West Sidesteps a Fraught Term
    Sep05

    On Ukraine, the West Sidesteps a Fraught Term

    After four months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, few countries have chosen the word “invasion” to describe the slow-burning war. …read more Source: The New York...