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    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession
    Sep06

    Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still Demand Secession

    Pro-Russian rebels said Saturday that Ukraine’s government forces have broken a cease-fire agreement and launched several missiles into the eastern region of Donetsk. The self-proclaimed leaders from Donetsk People’s Republic, or DPR, also said that the cease-fire deal had elements which were not acceptable to the rebels. …read...

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions
    Sep06

    Russia Says ‘Will React’ If EU Imposes New Sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has warned Moscow will “no doubt react” if the European Union imposes new sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations
    Sep06

    Ukraine ceasefire remains fragile as both sides claim violations

    Mayor’s office in Donetsk says no reports of shooting or shelling there although some shelling had been heard late Friday afternoon …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold
    Sep06

    Ceasefire in Ukraine appearing to hold

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the fragile deal could quickly unravel. …read more Source: CTV...

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold
    Sep06

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold

    A cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday. …read more Source: USA...

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment
    Sep06

    Opposition calls for vote, debate over Iraq deployment

    The opposition New Democrats are raising the spectre of “mission creep” amid calls for Parliament to have a debate and vote before Canada sends any military personnel to Iraq. NDP defence critic Jack Harris says Canadians need to have a good idea of what the country is getting into and how far it is willing to go before sending troops into harms...

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand
    Sep06

    Iraq, Ukraine see Canada’s military footprint expand

    The end of Canada’s decade-long involvement in Afghanistan was expected to bring a lull in Canadian military operations. Instead, the maple leaf is flying in even more countries thanks to developments in Ukraine and Iraq. Here is where Canadian military personnel and equipment are currently deployed on operations: Port-au-Prince, Haiti...

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement
    Sep06

    Eastern Ukraine Calm After Cease-Fire Announcement

    A cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists appears to be holding Saturday in Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine, raising prospects for at least a temporary halt to five months of warfare. However, Russia vowed Saturday to react if the European Union imposes a new round of economic sanctions against Moscow as a means of...

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
    Sep06

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Cease-fire in Ukraine appears to hold, despite rebel claim Ukraine has violated the deal KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – A cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east appeared to be holding on Saturday, but claims by a pro-Russian separatist leader that the Ukrainian side had violated the agreement showed that the … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military accuses rebels of violating ceasefire
    Sep06

    Ukraine military accuses rebels of violating ceasefire

    Kiev (AFP) – A top Ukrainian defence official accused pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday of violating a ceasefire the two sides signed up to in a bid to halt nearly five months of bloodshed.”We have recorded a series of provocations by the rebels. They fired on our anti-terrorism units on 28 occasions (on Friday), with 10 of those...