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    Donetsk Separatist Official Says Schools To Adopt Russian Curriculum
    Sep19

    Donetsk Separatist Official Says Schools To Adopt Russian Curriculum

    Ihor Kostenok, the education “minister” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), says that separatists rebels plan to introduce the Russian curriculum into schools under their control in Ukraine’s east. Kostenok told a news conference on September 18 that the Russian education system was “recognized...

    The Day Scotland Said No: A Grey Morning After in Edinburgh
    Sep19

    The Day Scotland Said No: A Grey Morning After in Edinburgh

    Outside Holyrood on the drizzly morning when Scotland decided not to leave the Union, there is more relief than joy. “Yes peaked too soon,” some say. “The old and the rich came out,” say the radicals. “This was the settled will of the people,” says the establishment. On this morning, with independence rejected, it’s not yet clear what it...

    Rebel-held city of Donetsk holds clean-up day despite continued shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Sep19

    Rebel-held city of Donetsk holds clean-up day despite continued shelling in eastern Ukraine

    The rebel-held city of Donetsk is holding a city-wide clean-up day after months of shelling in eastern Ukraine, sending prisoners out to help remove the debris. …read more Source: FOX...

    Donetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Sep19

    Donetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The rebel-held city of Donetsk is holding a city-wide clean-up day after months of shelling in eastern Ukraine, sending prisoners out to help remove the debris. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Crimean Tatar Attacked, Library Shut As Pressure Mounts
    Sep19

    Crimean Tatar Attacked, Library Shut As Pressure Mounts

    A Crimean Tatar scholar says masked assailants dragged him from his car and took his passport in an attack meant to prevent him from attending a UN conference in New York. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s Radek Sikorski replaced as foreign minister in reshuffled government
    Sep19

    Poland’s Radek Sikorski replaced as foreign minister in reshuffled government

    Poland’s prime minister-designate has named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been a forceful voice internationally on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama Meets With Poroshenko, Condemns Russian Aggression
    Sep19

    Obama Meets With Poroshenko, Condemns Russian Aggression

    U.S. President Barack Obama has met with visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House. Poroshenko went into the meeting hoping to convince the U.S. president to provide weapons to Ukrainian government forces battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Before the September 18 meeting with President Obama, Poroshenko...

    Obama declines weapons to Ukraine
    Sep19

    Obama declines weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The president of Ukraine came to Washington on Thursday seeking special ally status and lethal aid to fight the Russians. He walked away with neither, but declared that he was happy to get what he did get, new non-lethal aid. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine president repeats plea for U.S. military aid
    Sep19

    Ukraine president repeats plea for U.S. military aid

    Ukraine’s president made a last-ditch plea for lethal weaponry during an award ceremony in Washington on Thursday evening. Petro Poroshenko, the country’s newly elected leader, said that he has been pressuring the U.S. to provide Ukraine with weaponry because he is concerned that Kiev may not have the means to … …read more...

    Ukraine’s President Presses For More US Military Aid
    Sep19

    Ukraine’s President Presses For More US Military Aid

    Ukraine’s president is urging the United States to stand with his country as it fights what he says is a war for a free world. Petro Poroshenko used his visit to Washington Thursday to appeal for more military support as Ukrainian troops battle Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. VOA’s Aru Pande has more from the...