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    Obama to Russia: ‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’
    Sep03

    Obama to Russia: ‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’

    Earlier in the day there were conflicting statements from both sides in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Obama: This is a time of testing for Russia
    Sep03

    Obama: This is a time of testing for Russia

    President Obama commented on establishing military bases in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to counter Russian aggression in Ukraine, and to prevent further incursions by Moscow across previously Kremlin-controlled territory. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d
    Sep03

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d

    Kremlin leader lays out a seven-point peace plan that he hopes will be adopted by all sides this week. …read more Source: USA...

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists
    Sep03

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists

    Residents of the southeastern port city of Mariupol took part in combat training offered by members of Ukraine’s Azov volunteer battalion. Trainees said they were prepared to wage a “partisan war” if pro-Russian separatist forces were to reach their city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source: CTV...

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees
    Sep03

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees

    Ukraine said it had agreed with Vladimir Putin on steps towards a “cease-fire regime,” but the Kremlin denied any actual truce deal. …read more Source:...

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama says “it’s too early to tell” how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine.Obama says the U.S. has consistently supported efforts by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to achieve a meaningful cease-fire that could lead to a political settlement after...

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep03

    Obama: Too early to gauge Ukraine cease-fire

    President Barack Obama says “it’s too early to tell” how serious reports are of a cease-fire between Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports
    Sep03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Claims ‘Permanent Ceasefire’ Reached With Russia; Kremlin Refutes Reports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to each other over a telephone conversation on Wednesday, and reportedly agreed on a permanent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region. However, the Kremlin has denied the Ukrainian leader’s claims. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep03

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire

    President Barack Obama said during a visit to Estonia that it’s too early to tell what a reported Ukrainian-Russian cease-fire means, expressing doubts about Moscow’s willingness to follow through. …read more Source: The Wall Street...