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    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine
    Sep18

    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine

    “We are witnessing another attempt at dividing the world,” Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says in prepared remarks. …read more Source: USA...

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths
    Sep18

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths

    British broadcaster the BBC has lodged a formal protest with Russian authorities, saying one of its news crews was attacked while looking into reports Russian soldiers had been killed near Ukraine’s border. Unidentified men assaulted BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, a producer and a cameraman and destroyed their camera in southern...

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints
    Sep18

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The European Central Bank pumped more liquidity into the financial system Thursday in a bid to boost the economy via private-sector loans but analysts said uptake by banks was disappointing.The Frankfurt-based central bank said it had leant 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) to 255 banks under its new lending programme...

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine—The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told journalists on Thursday that one emergency worker had been killed by fighting near...

    Russian Officials Impound Crimean Tatars’ Assembly
    Sep18

    Russian Officials Impound Crimean Tatars’ Assembly

    The building of the Crimea Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been impounded by Russia’s Federal Bailiffs Service. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko meets with Obama, seeking more help
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko meets with Obama, seeking more help

    In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the Ukraine leader speaks to a rare joint session of Congress. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ceasefire holding despite sporadic violations
    Sep18

    Ukraine ceasefire holding despite sporadic violations

    The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Eastern Ukraine reports sporadic violations of ceasefire
    Sep18

    Eastern Ukraine reports sporadic violations of ceasefire

    The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Pays “High Price” for Beliefs-Poroshenko
    Sep18

    Ukraine Pays “High Price” for Beliefs-Poroshenko

    (SOUNDBITE) (English and French) CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER, SAYING: “Mesdames et messieurs, ladies and gentlemen, it’s my great pleasure, I know our great pleasure, to welcome to Canada, …read more Source: The Boston...

    BBC Journalists Attacked In Russia While Investigating Reports Of Russian Soldiers Dying In Ukraine
    Sep18

    BBC Journalists Attacked In Russia While Investigating Reports Of Russian Soldiers Dying In Ukraine

    The BBC has lodged a protest with Russian authorities after journalists were beaten in a “coordinated attack” while working on a story in southern Russia. Journalists including the BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, were investigating reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. …read more Source:...