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    Ukraine Truce Holds
    Sep11

    Ukraine Truce Holds

    The shaky cease-fire in southeastern Ukraine continued to hold despite reports of sporadic shooting from both sides, but delays to an exchange of prisoners highlighted the difficulties facing the process of de-escalation. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    New EU Sanctions Against Russia To Take Effect
    Sep11

    New EU Sanctions Against Russia To Take Effect

    European Union officials say new sanctions against Russia for its role in the conflict in Ukraine will go into effect on September 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Singing Trucker Hits Kremlin On All Cylinders
    Sep11

    Singing Trucker Hits Kremlin On All Cylinders

    Vitriol meets diesel oil when a professional Ukrainian singer turned American truck driver gets behind the wheel. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Separatist Official Rejects Kyiv’s ‘Special Status’ Offer
    Sep11

    Donetsk Separatist Official Rejects Kyiv’s ‘Special Status’ Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s offer of “special status” within Ukraine for the breakaway eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk is insufficient, says a senior figure in the separatist leadership in Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rocket Fire Heard in East Ukraine Rebel Stronghold
    Sep11

    Rocket Fire Heard in East Ukraine Rebel Stronghold

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Two volleys of Grad rocket fire rang out in Ukraine’s eastern, rebel-held city of Donetsk, underscoring the difficulties of enforcing a cease-fire almost a week after it was signed. The city council of Donetsk confirmed in a statement Thursday there had been multiple explosions during the morning, but reported no...

    Russian Gas Supplies to Poland Drop Further
    Sep11

    Russian Gas Supplies to Poland Drop Further

    WARSAW, Poland— Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine. The company, PGNiG, said Thursday it has received no notification of reductions from Russian supplier Gazprom. On...

    Ruble Hits Record Low Against Dollar As New Sanctions Loom
    Sep11

    Ruble Hits Record Low Against Dollar As New Sanctions Loom

    The Russian ruble fell to a record low of 37.57 to the U.S. dollar on September 11, a day before new European Union sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine crisis are due to enter into force. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Agrees to Introduce New Sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU Agrees to Introduce New Sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS— Diplomats say the European Union has decided on new sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Three diplomats in Brussels say the ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc agreed Thursday that the sanctions would take effect Friday following their publication in the EU’s official journal. They told The Associated Press on...

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold
    Sep11

    Rocket fire heard in east Ukraine rebel stronghold

    Two volleys of Grad rocket fire rang out in Ukraine’s eastern, rebel-held city of Donetsk, underscoring the difficulties of enforcing a cease-fire almost a week after it was signed. …read more Source: Miami...

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Polish leader sees temptation for Putin in Ukraine

    Poland’s foreign minister says he sees a temptation for Russia to create a land bridge to Crimea because it is having trouble managing the peninsula, which isn’t connected to the Russian mainland. …read more Source: Miami...