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    Italian Government Moves to Seize Property of Putin Allies
    Sep23

    Italian Government Moves to Seize Property of Putin Allies

    The Italian government has frozen assets and seized property belonging to two Russian oligarchs on the EU’s blacklist, deemed to be in the inner circle of president Vladimir Putin. Arkady Rotenberg, Putin’s judo sparring partner, and Ukrainian-born Alexey Azarov are the first targets on the EU’s July list of Kremlin confidants...

    Delegates To UN Conference Claim Harassment By Kremlin
    Sep23

    Delegates To UN Conference Claim Harassment By Kremlin

    Members of ethnic minority groups from Russia have accused the Kremlin of preventing them from attending a United Nations conference in New York this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pope Francis Keeps Silent on Syria Strikes
    Sep23

    Pope Francis Keeps Silent on Syria Strikes

    One voice has so far remained quiet since the United States and five allied Arab nations launched airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) late Monday: That of Pope Francis. MoreThe Air Force Scandal Shows Secular Americans Still Need Equal RightsDefeating ISIS Will Take More Than Military Action’Only...

    Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides
    Sep23

    Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides

    KIEV, Ukraine — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month.Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National...

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport
    Sep23

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels were battling around the airport near the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, sending flames and clouds of black smoke into the sky, AFP journalists said. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says
    Sep23

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National...

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership
    Sep23

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership

    Ukraine and Western countries claim that Russia has sent troops and equipment to aid separatist pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine’s east; Moscow denies those allegations. “In the time of the information war, we must ensure our information security and protect our public opinion from actions of the enemy,” said Roman Chuichenko, a...

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Pulling Back
    Sep23

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Pulling Back

    The pro-Russia rebels holding parts of eastern Ukraine said they had begun pulling heavy artillery away from the battle zone after Kiev troops did the same. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region
    Sep23

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region

    Renewed fighting between Ukraine troops and pro-Russian separatists broke out on the night of September 21 and the following day near the city of Debaltseve in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. A military commander said there had been casualties in his unit. The violence came as Ukrainian government forces were preparing to withdraw artillery and...

    Raiffeisen Latest Bank to Be Hit by Ukraine Crisis
    Sep23

    Raiffeisen Latest Bank to Be Hit by Ukraine Crisis

    Raiffeisen, Austria’s third-largest bank, has become the latest European lender to see profits hit by the conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...