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    Ukraine premier talks tough on conflict with Moscow, says country “still in a state of war”
    Sep13

    Ukraine premier talks tough on conflict with Moscow, says country “still in a state of war”

    Ukraine’s prime minister says his country is “still in a state of war” with neighboring Russia despite a cease-fire between the government forces and Moscow-backed rebels in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine PM accuses Putin of seeking to ‘eliminate’ country
    Sep13

    Ukraine PM accuses Putin of seeking to ‘eliminate’ country

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of wanting to wipe out Ukraine as an independent country despite a truce deal.”His goal is to take the entire Ukraine… he wants to eliminate Ukraine as an independent country,” Yatsenyuk said in English at an...

    Why we aren’t arming Ukraine
    Sep13

    Why we aren’t arming Ukraine

    The West hasn’t shipped any weapons – the cause is right, but the corruption is pervasive …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin Says He Is Considering Retaliation Against ‘Strange’ Western Sanctions
    Sep13

    Putin Says He Is Considering Retaliation Against ‘Strange’ Western Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is weighing the response to a new round of sanctions from the West. The EU and US tightened economic penalties on Moscow, accusing it of sending troops to back pro-Russian separatists fighting Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine. Putin, who regularly denies any involvement and already responded...

    EU toughens sanctions against Russia
    Sep13

    EU toughens sanctions against Russia

    The European Union tightened sanctions on Russia on Friday over its role in the Ukrainian conflict, restricting access to financing for top Russian banks, defense and energy firms and freezing the assets of senior politicians and rebel leaders. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Second Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Ukrainian Border
    Sep13

    Second Russian Aid Convoy Reaches Ukrainian Border

    The first 35 vehicles in a second Russian aid convoy headed to areas in separatist-held eastern Ukraine have cleared the Russian customs checkpoint. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal
    Sep13

    Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal

    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, including Russian citizens who served as insurgents, took place outside the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk under...

    The Saturday Profile: Detained, Beaten and Tortured by Separatists in Donetsk Ordeal
    Sep13

    The Saturday Profile: Detained, Beaten and Tortured by Separatists in Donetsk Ordeal

    Alexandr, 49, who lives in Donetsk, the capital city of Ukraine’s separatist movement, was eventually taken to a hospital when abductors realized they might have the wrong man. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions
    Sep13

    U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin says he is considering retaliation
    Sep13

    Putin says he is considering retaliation

    Russian President Putin calls new Western sanctions “strange,” warns of fresh retaliation and accuses West of disrupting peace process in Ukraine. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...