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    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...

    Poland Resumes Gas Deliveries to Ukraine
    Sep12

    Poland Resumes Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

    (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland has resumed deliveries of gas to Ukraine that had been halted after its own supplies from Russia dropped this week, the state pipeline operator said Friday. The statement by Gaz-System S.A. suggests gas flows from Russian supplier Gazprom are once again meeting Poland’s daily demand, but there was no immediate...

    Ukraine, rebels trade 67 prisoners in peace deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, rebels trade 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 … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine, Rebels Swap Prisoners As Part Of Cease-Fire Deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, Rebels Swap Prisoners As Part Of Cease-Fire Deal

    The late-night prisoner exchange, involving dozens of captives on both sides, comes as the European Union has stepped up sanctions on Moscow for its involvement in the conflict.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels exchange more prisoners
    Sep12

    Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels exchange more prisoners

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko repeated Friday there could be no military solution to the crisis engulfing eastern Ukraine and said new sanctions against Russia imposed by the United States and the European Union show the solidarity his country enjoys. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine government, rebels exchange prisoners as part of ceasefire deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine government, rebels exchange prisoners as part of ceasefire deal

    Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed rebel forces on Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners who had been captured during fighting in eastern Ukraine, part of a ceasefire deal that has struggled to succeed. …read more Source: CTV...

    World Food Program Launches Ukraine Operation
    Sep12

    World Food Program Launches Ukraine Operation

    The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has begun a food assistance program in eastern Ukraine. The WFP’s first program in Ukraine is distributing food in transportation centers and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk. The program, launched earlier this month, has already handed out 10,000 daily rations, enough to feed 2,000 people...

    Poroshenko: EU Agreement Will Be Ratified
    Sep12

    Poroshenko: EU Agreement Will Be Ratified

    Ukraine’s president said the European and Ukrainian parliaments will ratify an association agreement next week, pushing ahead with a deal whose initial rejection set off a monthslong confrontation with Russia. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin Looks to Asia as EU Tightens Sanctions
    Sep12

    Putin Looks to Asia as EU Tightens Sanctions

    DUSHANBE (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for new efforts to strengthen cooperation with China and ex-Soviet republics in Central Asia after the European Union tightened sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. In comments at a meeting in Tajikistan, he made no direct reference to the sanctions but has been trying...