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    Ukraine plane disaster’s “most likely” scenario revealed
    Sep12

    Ukraine plane disaster’s “most likely” scenario revealed

    Announcement from chief Dutch prosecutor overseeing criminal investigation into jetliner’s downing comes after separate probe made its conclusions …read more Source:...

    Poland Resumes Gas Supplies to Ukraine
    Sep12

    Poland Resumes Gas Supplies to Ukraine

    Poland resumed natural gas deliveries to Ukraine on Friday after receiving a pledge that Russia’s Gazprom would deliver requested supplies to Polish state-run gas importer PGNiG. Poland, at odds with Russia over the stand-off in Ukraine, stopped so-called reverse flows to Ukraine after PGNiG said it had received less gas than ordered this...

    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...

    EU Announces Sanctions on Russian Oil Companies, Banks, Lawmakers
    Sep12

    EU Announces Sanctions on Russian Oil Companies, Banks, Lawmakers

    BRUSSELS—New European Union sanctions against Russia announced Friday toughen financial penalties on the country’s banks, arms makers and its biggest oil company, to punish Moscow for what the West sees as efforts to destabilize Ukraine. The EU measures, details of which were released Friday after a preliminary agreement Thursday, broaden...

    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 — 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) — 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...