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    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia Rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia Rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Friday that Kiev has reached agreement on a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Poroshenko confirmed that Ukrainian envoys negotiating with rebels, representatives from Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Minsk, Belarus, signed the ceasefire...

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russian Rebels

    (MINSK, Belarus) — Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels have signed a cease-fire deal that starts in less than two hours, a European official at the talks said Friday. MoreUkraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia RebelsTalks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus’Meet’ the President: What to Watch for in Obama’s Interview NBC...

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine
    Sep05

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine

    More than 60 leaders are attending a historical NATO summit in Wales this week. On the agenda are the political crisis in Afghanistan, the rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq and most prominently, the pressing concern of the unabated tensions in Ukraine. Since the start of the conflict between the Ukrainian government and...

    Ukraine president orders army to observe cease-fire
    Sep05

    Ukraine president orders army to observe cease-fire

    Poroshenko says he has ordered the army to observe a cease-fire in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia
    Sep05

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia

    NATO will create a new military force based in eastern Europe designed to mobilize quickly in the event of a hostile incursion into the region, officials said Friday. “Should you even think of attacking one ally, you will be facing the whole alliance,” NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Friday at the close of a two-day summit in...

    U.S., European allies promise new support for Ukraine
    Sep05

    U.S., European allies promise new support for Ukraine

    The U.S. and European allies are finalizing another round of sanctions against Russia and promising new security support for Ukraine in another effort to pressure Moscow to shift course after months of meddling in the separatist conflict across its border. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks
    Sep05

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks

    Shelling was seen near Mariupol, a strategic port that hold the key to a huge chunk of Ukraine’s sea coast and rich hydrocarbon resources. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine crisis: Minsk peace talks underway with ceasefire hanging in the balance
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: Minsk peace talks underway with ceasefire hanging in the balance

    The talks expected to bring a much-anticipated ceasefire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine have started in the Belarusian capital. …read more Source:...

    Rebels attack Ukraine port city of Mariupol as peace talks begin
    Sep05

    Rebels attack Ukraine port city of Mariupol as peace talks begin

    Talks expected to bring a much-anticipated ceasefire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine began Friday in the Belarusian capital even as the rebels kept pressing their offensive against a strategic port city. …read more Source: CTV...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Why #RussiaInvadedUkraine Matters
    Sep05

    Op-Ed Contributor: Why #RussiaInvadedUkraine Matters

    We cannot let Putin choose our words for us. Linguistic clarity is essential to moral clarity. …read more Source: The New York...