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    Rebel-held city of Donetsk holds clean-up day despite continued shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Sep19

    Rebel-held city of Donetsk holds clean-up day despite continued shelling in eastern Ukraine

    The rebel-held city of Donetsk is holding a city-wide clean-up day after months of shelling in eastern Ukraine, sending prisoners out to help remove the debris. …read more Source: FOX...

    Donetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Sep19

    Donetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The rebel-held city of Donetsk is holding a city-wide clean-up day after months of shelling in eastern Ukraine, sending prisoners out to help remove the debris. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Crimean Tatar Attacked, Library Shut As Pressure Mounts
    Sep19

    Crimean Tatar Attacked, Library Shut As Pressure Mounts

    A Crimean Tatar scholar says masked assailants dragged him from his car and took his passport in an attack meant to prevent him from attending a UN conference in New York. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s Radek Sikorski replaced as foreign minister in reshuffled government
    Sep19

    Poland’s Radek Sikorski replaced as foreign minister in reshuffled government

    Poland’s prime minister-designate has named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been a forceful voice internationally on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama Meets With Poroshenko, Condemns Russian Aggression
    Sep19

    Obama Meets With Poroshenko, Condemns Russian Aggression

    U.S. President Barack Obama has met with visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House. Poroshenko went into the meeting hoping to convince the U.S. president to provide weapons to Ukrainian government forces battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Before the September 18 meeting with President Obama, Poroshenko...

    Obama declines weapons to Ukraine
    Sep19

    Obama declines weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The president of Ukraine came to Washington on Thursday seeking special ally status and lethal aid to fight the Russians. He walked away with neither, but declared that he was happy to get what he did get, new non-lethal aid. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine president repeats plea for U.S. military aid
    Sep19

    Ukraine president repeats plea for U.S. military aid

    Ukraine’s president made a last-ditch plea for lethal weaponry during an award ceremony in Washington on Thursday evening. Petro Poroshenko, the country’s newly elected leader, said that he has been pressuring the U.S. to provide Ukraine with weaponry because he is concerned that Kiev may not have the means to … …read more...

    Ukraine’s President Presses For More US Military Aid
    Sep19

    Ukraine’s President Presses For More US Military Aid

    Ukraine’s president is urging the United States to stand with his country as it fights what he says is a war for a free world. Petro Poroshenko used his visit to Washington Thursday to appeal for more military support as Ukrainian troops battle Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. VOA’s Aru Pande has more from the...

    Obama Hosts Ukraine’s President at White House
    Sep19

    Obama Hosts Ukraine’s President at White House

    ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House on Thursday (September 18), said the United States …read more Source: The Boston...

    Putin says he could have troops inside Poland ‘in two days’: report
    Sep19

    Putin says he could have troops inside Poland ‘in two days’: report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken warlike rhetoric to a new level, threatening to send troops into a number of NATO countries, including Poland, an influential German newspaper reported Thursday.”If I wanted, in two days I could have Russian troops not only in Kiev, but also in Riga, … …read more Source: The Washington...