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    Germany’s Merkel presses for solution to Russia-Ukraine gas spat ahead of new round of talks
    Sep23

    Germany’s Merkel presses for solution to Russia-Ukraine gas spat ahead of new round of talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Rebels Start Pullback of Heavy Artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine Rebels Start Pullback of Heavy Artillery

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have started to withdraw their heavy artillery from front-line positions as required by a peace plan aimed at ending five months of conflict with Kyiv. Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko told Russia’s Interfax news agency Tuesday that the pullback was in response to a similar move by...

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat
    Sep23

    Germany pushes for solution to Ukraine gas spat

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries’ energy ministers this week…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery

    Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko told Interfax news agency Tuesday that his forces were withdrawing heavy artillery from certain areas on the front line, but said that “in those places where Ukraine does not withdraw its artillery, we also will not withdraw.” …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine rebels say they are withdrawing heavy artillery from front line in step toward peace
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels say they are withdrawing heavy artillery from front line in step toward peace

    Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Raffeisen Driven to Loss by Ukraine
    Sep23

    Raffeisen Driven to Loss by Ukraine

    Raiffeisen Bank International issued a profit warning after revising its outlook on risk costs, primarily due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine forces prepare pullback as truce holds
    Sep23

    Ukraine forces prepare pullback as truce holds

    A fragile truce between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces appears to consolidate as clashes subside and attention focuses on the unresolved status of the separatist east. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s FM Calls for “Political Will” for Peace
    Sep23

    Ukraine’s FM Calls for “Political Will” for Peace

    This is what residents of an eastern Ukrainian town are calling home. It’s a bomb shelter. People are surviving with the bare necessities. It’s a place where one mother finds safety at a time when she has lost faith in the government. “Because no one will agree, there is no trust in the president, who waged war on people who...

    NATO’s outgoing chief: ‘We cut fat, built muscle”
    Sep23

    NATO’s outgoing chief: ‘We cut fat, built muscle”

    Five years later, as Rasmussen wraps up his tenure as the 12th secretary general in NATO’s history, the U.S., Canada and their European allies are again squaring off against the Russians, and must confront a more diverse and bewildering array of threats to Western security than ever. “Rasmussen played a valuable role in helping...

    Memo From Ukraine: For Many, a Nation That Seems Less Free From Moscow’s Dominance Than Ever
    Sep23

    Memo From Ukraine: For Many, a Nation That Seems Less Free From Moscow’s Dominance Than Ever

    Many politicians and analysts say that Ukraine has capitulated to Russia and that President Vladimir V. Putin won what he wanted to win in the attacks on Ukraine — a shaky and less sovereign nation. …read more Source: The New York...