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    NATO cautiously welcomes Ukraine buffer zone deal
    Sep20

    NATO cautiously welcomes Ukraine buffer zone deal

    Kiev (AFP) – NATO’s top military commander expressed cautious optimism Saturday that a tenuous Ukrainian ceasefire whose details were thrashed out in marathon overnight negotiations would help end a bloody pro-Kremlin uprising that has inflamed East-West ties.Government forces and pro-Kremlin militias were due by early Sunday to pull...

    NATO chief says Ukraine cease-fire is ‘in name only’
    Sep20

    NATO chief says Ukraine cease-fire is ‘in name only’

    NATO’s top general said the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only.” …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada and US Strengthen Energy Ties, Help Ukraine
    Sep20

    Canada and US Strengthen Energy Ties, Help Ukraine

    OTTAWA, Canada—Canada and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding this on Sept. 18 to tighten collaboration on energy. The heads of both countries’ energy departments met in Ottawa for two days of talks, the first time the Head of the U.S. Department of Energy has visited Canada since Obama took office. Canadian Minister of...

    U.S. and allies in Ukraine for joint military drills
    Sep20

    U.S. and allies in Ukraine for joint military drills

    Ukrainian troops join the United States and its allies in the “Rapid Trident” military drill in western Ukraine, seen as a sign of the commitment of NATO states. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine has ceasefire ‘in name only,’ says NATO chief
    Sep20

    Ukraine has ceasefire ‘in name only,’ says NATO chief

    The two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a ‘ceasefire in name only,’ NATO’s top general said Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine munitions factory hit after new peace plan adopted
    Sep20

    Ukraine munitions factory hit after new peace plan adopted

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Explosions ripped through a munitions factory in eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian rebels on Saturday after it came under artillery fire, local officials and AFP journalists said.The factory was hit just hours after Kiev and separatist leaders reached a new peace plan aimed at shoring up a two-week old...

    Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks
    Sep20

    Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks

    From left, Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region, Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Z… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Cease-fire between Ukraine, pro-Russian militants is ‘in name only’: NATO chief
    Sep20

    Cease-fire between Ukraine, pro-Russian militants is ‘in name only’: NATO chief

    NATO’s top general said the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only.” …read more Source: CTV...

    Cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants is ‘in name only’, NATO says
    Sep20

    Cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants is ‘in name only’, NATO says

    NATO’s top general said the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only.” …read more Source: CTV...

    In Ruins of Ukraine Town, Residents Crave Food, Water and Peace
    Sep20

    In Ruins of Ukraine Town, Residents Crave Food, Water and Peace

    As residents began repairing the damage in Luhansk and taking stock of the calamity around them, many said they no longer cared about the politics that caused it all. …read more Source: The New York...