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    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...

    Econoclast: Reasons to Welcome a Ukraine Deal
    Sep19

    Econoclast: Reasons to Welcome a Ukraine Deal

    A modest victory for Russia in Ukraine was actually the least-bad outcome to be expected. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. offers aid, but rejects Ukraine’s plea for weaponry
    Sep19

    U.S. offers aid, but rejects Ukraine’s plea for weaponry

    Barack Obama stops short of fulfilling Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s urgent request for lethal aid to fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine President Secures U.S. Military Aid but Not Weapons
    Sep19

    Ukraine President Secures U.S. Military Aid but Not Weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists. Images of Poroshenko sitting side by side with Obama in the Oval Office and of the warm reception he...

    Obama to Poroshenko: Praise, but no weapons
    Sep19

    Obama to Poroshenko: Praise, but no weapons

    President Obama meets Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko, but does not offer him weapons. …read more Source: USA...

    White House rebuffs Ukraine appeal for weapons
    Sep19

    White House rebuffs Ukraine appeal for weapons

    “One cannot win a war with blankets,” Ukraine President Poroshenko told Congress. …read more Source: USA...