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    Amid Simmering Conflicts, Paris Marks 1944 Liberation
    Aug26

    Amid Simmering Conflicts, Paris Marks 1944 Liberation

    During a summer darkened by conflict in the Middle East, Ukraine and parts of Africa, the world is remembering this week a more joyous event: the Liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation 70 years ago. It counts among the highlights of anniversaries this year marking the 20th century’s two great wars – and lessons they offer today....

    Russian soldiers’ capture clouds Putin-Poroshenko talks
    Aug26

    Russian soldiers’ capture clouds Putin-Poroshenko talks

    Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers on Tuesday, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow’s alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine
    Aug26

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine

    Large columns of smoke rose from locations around the city of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine after what residents said was an artillery barrage on August 26. Novoazovsk lies on the Azov Sea on the road that runs from Russia to the major Ukrainian port of Mariupol. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Meet Face-to-Face
    Aug26

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Meet Face-to-Face

    MINSK, Belarus—The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials...

    Putin, Ukrainian president meet for first face-to-face talks since June
    Aug26

    Putin, Ukrainian president meet for first face-to-face talks since June

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks
    Aug26

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks

    MINSK, Belarus — The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east.Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials...

    Ukrainian president dissolves parliament
    Aug26

    Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions.In a statement on his website, President Petro Poroshenko said snap elections would be held Oct. 26.Poroshenko said the dissolution, which was...

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east
    Aug26

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine — To shouts of “Fascists!” and “Hang them from a tree!” captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes.The spectacle of the bruised and filthy soldiers being marched hands bound and...

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks
    Aug26

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gets traditional salt and bread upon arrival in Minsk, Belarus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Poroshenko arrived in Minsk on Tuesday for discussions with Russi… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict
    Aug26

    Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

    The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a ceasefire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...