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    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire Violations Hold Up Creation Of Buffer Zone
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire Violations Hold Up Creation Of Buffer Zone

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops on Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a Sept. 5 cease-fire and said Kiev would not go ahead with setting up a proposed buffer zone until the truce violations stopped. Ukraine’s warring sides agreed on Friday to withdraw artillery and...

    MH17: Proposed Lawsuit Claims Ukraine Was Negligent, Should Have Closed Airspace
    Sep21

    MH17: Proposed Lawsuit Claims Ukraine Was Negligent, Should Have Closed Airspace

    Families of three victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash are planning to sue Ukraine over its alleged negligence. The MH17 disaster lawsuit will be filed by Elmar M. Giemulla, an aviation-law expert, the Associated Press reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Thousands March In Moscow For Peace In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Thousands March In Moscow For Peace In Ukraine

    Thousands of people marched in Moscow on September 21 to protest against the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russian separatists. Demonstrators chanted slogans such as “No to war,” “Don’t shoot your brothers,” and “Ukraine, we are with you.” Peace marches were also...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite ceasefire
    Sep21

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite ceasefire

    A Ukrainian security official said Sunday that attacks by Russia-backed rebel fighters are continuing despite a ceasefire called for by both sides more than two weeks ago. …read more Source:...

    Putin Is Getting Most Of What He Wants In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Putin Is Getting Most Of What He Wants In Ukraine

    HISTORIANS will struggle to put dates on Russia’s murky war against Ukraine. It had no official start and no formal end. Russia never admitted that it was in the conflict, which it fanned and fought both directly and through proxies, so has not celebrated victory as it did after the annexation of Crimea. Ukraine never formally declared...

    Russia Says Scottish Referendum Could Have Been Rigged
    Sep21

    Russia Says Scottish Referendum Could Have Been Rigged

    Scotland’s historic election on independence did not meet international standards for constitutional referendums, the head of a Russian voting rights organization has said, with procedures that left the result subject to rigging and vote-tampering. Igor Borisov, chairman of the Public Institute of Suffrage in Moscow (also translated as the...

    Ukraine Says Won’t Pull Back Troops Until Attacks End
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says Won’t Pull Back Troops Until Attacks End

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says Kyiv will not pull back its troops from the front line in eastern Ukraine until a new cease-fire is fully implemented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Attacks Impede Buffer Zone
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says Attacks Impede Buffer Zone

    The Ukrainian government said it won’t pull back its troops in war-torn provinces of eastern Ukraine as agreed in Minsk this weekend until rebels abide by a cease-fire in the region. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Crisis: Cease-Fire ‘In Name Only’ As Fighting Continues In Donetsk
    Sep21

    Ukraine Crisis: Cease-Fire ‘In Name Only’ As Fighting Continues In Donetsk

    Fighting continued this weekend around the pro-Russian separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement reached Sept. 5 and a related memorandum of understanding signed Friday. Gunfire was heard Sunday, the same day a planned buffer zone was supposed to become established, Agence France-Presse reported....

    Politics Today – September 21, 2014
    Sep21

    Politics Today – September 21, 2014

    On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the visit to Ottawa of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, on Canada’s involvement in a military advisory force in Iraq, a criminal trial involving a Canadian senator, and the decision by Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor to vote strategically...