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    Civilian killed in Ukraine shelling despite truce
    Sep07

    Civilian killed in Ukraine shelling despite truce

    A local woman puts out the fire at her burning house after shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Strong explosions were heard early Sunday on the outskirts of the main r… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Woman Killed by Shelling in Eastern Ukraine as Ceasefire Frays
    Sep07

    Woman Killed by Shelling in Eastern Ukraine as Ceasefire Frays

    A woman died and at least four people were wounded on Sunday when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. The accord, brokered by envoys from Ukraine, the separatist leadership, Russia and Europe’s OSCE security...

    Congress Returns To A Plateful Of Foreign Problems
    Sep07

    Congress Returns To A Plateful Of Foreign Problems

    Congress returns next week in the midst of a crisis in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State. NPR’s Lynn Neary talks to Mara Liasson about Congress’s role in shaping foreign policy strategy.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    In Kiev, More Doubt Than Relief Over Cease-Fire
    Sep07

    In Kiev, More Doubt Than Relief Over Cease-Fire

    Residents of the Ukrainian capital Kiev have reacted to news of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine with a mixture of hope and skepticism.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    US to help Georgia boost its defenses
    Sep07

    US to help Georgia boost its defenses

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Russia President Vladimir Putin’s (POO’-tihn) move to annex the Crimea region of Ukraine has further isolated Moscow. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine War, and Putin’s Comments, Stir Worry in Kazakhstan
    Sep07

    Ukraine War, and Putin’s Comments, Stir Worry in Kazakhstan

    At a summer camp north of Moscow attended by youth vetted and groomed by Kremlin-sponsored organizations, Russian President Vladimir Putin was warmly welcomed when he visited recently, taking questions from campers, including one about Kazakhstan. After complimenting longtime leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, Putin then insulted him, dismissing the...

    Shelling casts doubt on Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep07

    Shelling casts doubt on Ukraine cease-fire

    Blasts near airport in Donetsk raise fears that fragile case-fire is collapsing. …read more Source: USA...

    Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays as fighting flares again
    Sep07

    Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays as fighting flares again

    Renewed bombardment hits Donetsk, Mariupol …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine truce shaken by shelling
    Sep07

    Ukraine truce shaken by shelling

    The shelling and explosions in Mariupol and near the airport in Donetsk raise fears the ceasefire is on verge of collapse. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Blasts Near Donetsk Airport, Ukraine Cease-Fire Broken
    Sep07

    Blasts Near Donetsk Airport, Ukraine Cease-Fire Broken

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Strong explosions were heard early Sunday on the outskirts of the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine near the airport, raising new fears that a cease-fire signed two days ago is on the verge of collapse. Blasts powerful enough to be heard in downtown Donetsk came from the area near the airport, which has been under the...