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    NATO: Ukraine Cease-Fire Is ‘in Name Only’
    Sep21

    NATO: Ukraine Cease-Fire Is ‘in Name Only’

    NATO’s top military commander says he is hopeful the new agreement to create a buffer zone between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists will calm the conflict. However, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said the current situation was “not good,” with Russian troops still inside Ukraine. Breedlove said...

    Antiwar Marches To Be Held In Moscow, St. Petersburg
    Sep21

    Antiwar Marches To Be Held In Moscow, St. Petersburg

    Antiwar demonstrations against Russia’s role in violence in eastern Ukraine are expected to take place in Russia’s two largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO warns on Ukraine truce as fighters set to pull back
    Sep21

    NATO warns on Ukraine truce as fighters set to pull back

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Kremlin militias were due Sunday to pull back under a new peace plan, but NATO’s top military commander warned that there was a ceasefire “in name only” on the ground.The warring sides are required to move back fighters and weaponry and create a buffer zone along the frontline that...

    Artillery fire hits Ukraine despite buffer zone
    Sep21

    Artillery fire hits Ukraine despite buffer zone

    Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Top NATO general says Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’
    Sep21

    Top NATO general says Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’

    NATO’s top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only,” and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how many of its troops are...

    Explosion racks fragile cease fire in Ukraine; warring sides agree to create a buffer zone
    Sep21

    Explosion racks fragile cease fire in Ukraine; warring sides agree to create a buffer zone

    DONETSK, Ukraine — A giant explosion shattered the stillness of an early fall morning here just hours after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed the latest version of their cease-fire accord, illustrating the fragility of a truce agreed upon two weeks ago. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Putin to Attend G-20 Summit in Australia
    Sep21

    Putin to Attend G-20 Summit in Australia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to take part in a summit of world leaders in Australia in November, despite tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia ‘sends third truck convoy into Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Russia ‘sends third truck convoy into Ukraine’

    A third Russian humanitarian-aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian border Saturday and is moving to an unspecified destination in southeastern Ukraine, Russia’s state-run Itar-Tass reported. …read more Source:...

    US, EU levy new sanctions on Russia, take aim at Moscow’s energy future (with video)
    Sep21

    US, EU levy new sanctions on Russia, take aim at Moscow’s energy future (with video)

    By Julie Pace And Jonathan Fahey WASHINGTON — Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defence companies, as well as penalties aimed at curtailing Russia’s ability to develop oil and gas projects. But the restrictions on...

    NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’
    Sep21

    NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire ‘in name only’

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) – NATO’s top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only,” and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly … …read...