: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport
    Sep23

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels were battling around the airport near the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, sending flames and clouds of black smoke into the sky, AFP journalists said. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says
    Sep23

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National...

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership
    Sep23

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership

    Ukraine and Western countries claim that Russia has sent troops and equipment to aid separatist pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine’s east; Moscow denies those allegations. “In the time of the information war, we must ensure our information security and protect our public opinion from actions of the enemy,” said Roman Chuichenko, a...

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region
    Sep23

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region

    Renewed fighting between Ukraine troops and pro-Russian separatists broke out on the night of September 21 and the following day near the city of Debaltseve in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. A military commander said there had been casualties in his unit. The violence came as Ukrainian government forces were preparing to withdraw artillery and...

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Pulling Back
    Sep23

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Pulling Back

    The pro-Russia rebels holding parts of eastern Ukraine said they had begun pulling heavy artillery away from the battle zone after Kiev troops did the same. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Raiffeisen Latest Bank to Be Hit by Ukraine Crisis
    Sep23

    Raiffeisen Latest Bank to Be Hit by Ukraine Crisis

    Raiffeisen, Austria’s third-largest bank, has become the latest European lender to see profits hit by the conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine says cease-fire being upheld on both sides
    Sep23

    Ukraine says cease-fire being upheld on both sides

    A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Reports Ceasefire Is Working
    Sep23

    Ukraine Reports Ceasefire Is Working

    KIEV, Ukraine—A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security...

    UN General Assembly Kicks Off in New York City
    Sep23

    UN General Assembly Kicks Off in New York City

    More than 140 heads of state and government gathered in New York City Tuesday for the 69th annual United Nations general assembly. This year’s agenda is crowded with talks and speeches on new crises, including the rise of Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq, the ongoing civil strife in Ukraine, and the deadly Ebola outbreak, as well...

    Rebels announce withdrawal of some front-line artillery in Ukraine
    Sep23

    Rebels announce withdrawal of some front-line artillery in Ukraine

    Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week. …read more Source: CTV...