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    U.S. Escalates Sanctions on Russian Energy, Defense Sectors
    Sep12

    U.S. Escalates Sanctions on Russian Energy, Defense Sectors

    The United States is imposing harsh new sanctions on Russian energy and defense firms, the Treasury Department announced Friday, in response to American confirmation that Russian forces have fought alongside Ukrainian separatists. The new sanctions restrict exports of American goods, services and technology to Russian’s largest oil...

    Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine
    Sep12

    Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

    Poland has resumed deliveries of gas to Ukraine that it had halted after its own supplies from Russia dropped this week, the state pipeline operator said Friday. …read more Source: Miami...

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep12

    EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia

    Tighter EU sanctions meant to punish Russia for its role in the crisis in Ukraine have gone into effect, a move Moscow said could undermine efforts to end a five-month conflict that has killed more than 3,000 people. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rocker’s Concerts Cancelled After Ukraine Tour
    Sep12

    Russian Rocker’s Concerts Cancelled After Ukraine Tour

    Legendary Russian rock musician Andrei Makarevich has had three concerts cancelled following a tour in Ukraine and public criticism of Moscow’s role in the conflict there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Images And Memories: Tell Us Your Ukraine Story
    Sep12

    Images And Memories: Tell Us Your Ukraine Story

    Our correspondent will be traveling through Ukraine to talk to people about their treasured family photographs and the stories behind them. Do you have photos you’d like to share? Let us know! …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade 67 Prisoners in Peace Deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, Rebels Trade 67 Prisoners in Peace Deal

    DONETSK, Ukraine โ€” In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that has struggled to succeed. The transfer took place in the dark outside of the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk under the watch of...

    Ukraine, Rebels Exchange 67 Prisoners In Peace Deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, Rebels Exchange 67 Prisoners In Peace Deal

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) โ€” In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that has struggled to succeed. The transfer took place in the dark outside of the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk under the watch of...

    Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) – In the dead of night, Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged 67 prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a cease-fire deal that has struggled to succeed. The transfer took place in the dark outside of … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Poland Resumes Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
    Sep12

    Poland Resumes Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

    (WARSAW, Poland) โ€” Poland has resumed deliveries of gas to Ukraine that had been halted after its own supplies from Russia dropped this week, the state pipeline operator said Friday. The statement by Gaz-System S.A. suggests gas flows from Russian supplier Gazprom are once again meeting Poland’s daily demand, but there was no immediate...

    Ukraine, Rebels Swap Prisoners As Part Of Cease-Fire Deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, Rebels Swap Prisoners As Part Of Cease-Fire Deal

    The late-night prisoner exchange, involving dozens of captives on both sides, comes as the European Union has stepped up sanctions on Moscow for its involvement in the conflict.ยป E-Mail This …read more Source:...