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    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...

    Obama Hosts Ukraine’s President at White House
    Sep19

    Obama Hosts Ukraine’s President at White House

    ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House on Thursday (September 18), said the United States …read more Source: The Boston...

    Putin says he could have troops inside Poland ‘in two days’: report
    Sep19

    Putin says he could have troops inside Poland ‘in two days’: report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken warlike rhetoric to a new level, threatening to send troops into a number of NATO countries, including Poland, an influential German newspaper reported Thursday.”If I wanted, in two days I could have Russian troops not only in Kiev, but also in Riga, … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Econoclast: Reasons to Welcome a Ukraine Deal
    Sep19

    Econoclast: Reasons to Welcome a Ukraine Deal

    A modest victory for Russia in Ukraine was actually the least-bad outcome to be expected. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine President Secures U.S. Military Aid but Not Weapons
    Sep19

    Ukraine President Secures U.S. Military Aid but Not Weapons

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists. Images of Poroshenko sitting side by side with Obama in the Oval Office and of the warm reception he...