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    Ukraine’s President Just Made A Passionate Plea To Congress
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s President Just Made A Passionate Plea To Congress

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Thursday and pleaded for ramped-up military assistance in a war he said belonged to America and Europe as well as Ukraine. “This is Europe’s and America’s war too. It is a war for the free world,” Poroshenko told Congress in a speech on the floor...

    Can’t win a war with a blanket, Ukraine’s Poroshenko tells Congress
    Sep18

    Can’t win a war with a blanket, Ukraine’s Poroshenko tells Congress

    The United States will provide $46 million in new security assistance to the Ukraine’s military, but stop short of fulfilling an urgent request from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for lethal aid to help his country fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s fight with Russia is ‘America’s war, too,’ Poroshenko says
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s fight with Russia is ‘America’s war, too,’ Poroshenko says

    Ukraine’s new president thanked the United States for showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but warned that greater tests lie ahead, telling Congress that his nation’s fight against Russian aggression “is America’s war, too.” …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire

    Ukrainian army paratroopers smoke cigarettes, at their position in Debaltsevo, Donetsk’s region, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The cease-fire between the separatists and the Ukrainian mil… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukrainian leader asks U.S. for lethal military aid, but he won’t get it
    Sep18

    Ukrainian leader asks U.S. for lethal military aid, but he won’t get it

    Obama to announce $46-million in security assistance as Poroshenko calls Russia’s annexation of Crimea one of the most ‘cynical acts of treachery in modern history’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Leader Seeks Western Military Aid
    Sep18

    Ukraine Leader Seeks Western Military Aid

    Describing Ukraine’s war with pro-Russia separatists as the forefront of the global fight for freedom and democracy, President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the U.S. to significantly expand its military assistance to Kiev. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian president visits U.S. Congress to ask for help
    Sep18

    Ukrainian president visits U.S. Congress to ask for help

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko mixed gratitude and a plea for help Thursday as he urged Congress “not to let Ukraine stand alone in the face of this aggression” by Russia. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Poroshenko Addresses U.S. Congress, Asks For Military Aid, Special Security Status
    Sep18

    Poroshenko Addresses U.S. Congress, Asks For Military Aid, Special Security Status

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked a joint session of the U.S. Congress for military aid and to confirm a special security status upon Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire

    […] Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told journalists on Thursday that an emergency worker was killed by fighting near Donetsk’s airport. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin told ITAR TASS news agency that Moscow expects Friday’s meeting of the Contact Group...

    ‘America’s War, Too’: Ukraine’s President Asks for Help
    Sep18

    ‘America’s War, Too’: Ukraine’s President Asks for Help

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on Congress to provide more help to combat the Russian-backed insurgency. …read more Source:...