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    The Simple Reason Why The Ceasefire In Ukraine Is Likely Doomed
    Sep08

    The Simple Reason Why The Ceasefire In Ukraine Is Likely Doomed

    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatist rebels in the country’s eastern regions agreed to terms of a ceasefire on Friday, and it has mostly held through the weekend. In the short-term, it gives all parties breathing room — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (from the beating his military was taking), Russian President Vladimir...

    No body means no end in sight to grief of parents who lost son and his girlfriend on Flight 17
    Sep08

    No body means no end in sight to grief of parents who lost son and his girlfriend on Flight 17

    Seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky above Ukraine, Bryce Fredriksz and Daisy Oehlers’ bedroom is still a mess. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine's leader visits embattled city of Mariupol
    Sep08

    Ukraine's leader visits embattled city of Mariupol

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president made a surprise trip Monday to a key city in southeastern Ukraine as a cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops appeared to be largely holding.President Petro Poroshenko addressed workers at a large metal plant in the embattled coastal city of Mariupol — a symbolic show of...

    EU Pushes Back Deadline For Russia Sanctions
    Sep08

    EU Pushes Back Deadline For Russia Sanctions

    The sanctions will be ratified automatically by a written procedure if no EU member state objects, and officials said hours before the deadline that there have not been any indications of objections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Appears to Hold
    Sep08

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Appears to Hold

    The shaky cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists appeared to be holding, as violence subsided in two cities hit by shelling over the weekend. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine
    Sep08

    Serbia caught in middle over Ukraine

    NOVI SAD, Serbia (AP) — Radivoje Miljanic, the owner of “Putin Cafe,” has no dilemma over the course Serbia should take over Ukraine: turn off the pro-Western path and forge a strong alliance with Slavic ally Russia…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Serbia Caught Between Russia and Ukraine
    Sep08

    Serbia Caught Between Russia and Ukraine

    NOVI SAD, Serbia—Radivoje Miljanic, the owner of “Putin Cafe,” has no dilemma over the course Serbia should take over Ukraine: turn off the pro-Western path and forge a strong alliance with Slavic ally Russia. “Our government cannot sit on two chairs,” Miljanic, said sipping vodka in his smoky joint under a poster of Russian President Vladimir...

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine ceasefire holding
    Sep08

    ‘Shaky’ Ukraine ceasefire holding

    A ceasefire struck between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists was largely holding on Monday in eastern Ukraine despite sporadic violations, but Europe’s security watchdog said the sides must push for a political settlement. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Amnesty International’s Chief Urges Kyiv To Control Volunteer Militia
    Sep08

    Amnesty International’s Chief Urges Kyiv To Control Volunteer Militia

    Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty has urged Ukraine’s government to stop abuses and war crimes by volunteer soldiers who fight alongside government troops in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Russia to Hold Talks on 1987 Arms Accord
    Sep08

    US, Russia to Hold Talks on 1987 Arms Accord

    Russian and U.S. officials will meet in Moscow on Thursday to discuss a 1987 arms control treaty whose future could be in doubt. Washington and Moscow have questioned each other’s commitment to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and their relationship has deteriorated over the Ukraine crisis, with tensions heightened...