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    Russia warns it will react if new EU sanctions imposed
    Sep06

    Russia warns it will react if new EU sanctions imposed

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia warned Saturday that it would react if the European Union imposed tougher economic sanctions against it over the situation in Ukraine.”As for the new list of sanctions from the European Union, if they are passed, there will undoubtedly be a reaction from our side,” the Russian foreign ministry said in a...

    EU Agrees Fresh Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep06

    EU Agrees Fresh Sanctions Against Russia

    EU officials agreed stronger sanctions against Russia over its role in eastern Ukraine, with the measures to be implemented on September 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    For Obama, a glimpse of good old days in Europe
    Sep06

    For Obama, a glimpse of good old days in Europe

    The criticism of Obama’s foreign policy has thrust the White House into a defensive posture and sent the president’s approval ratings on international matters tumbling. During meetings in Estonia, Baltic leaders heaped praise on Obama, making clear their desire to have a beefed up U.S. military presence in their country as they warily...

    Malaysia: Flight 17 Reports ‘Pretty Conclusive’
    Sep06

    Malaysia: Flight 17 Reports ‘Pretty Conclusive’

    Malaysia said intelligence reports on the downing of Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine are “pretty conclusive” and investigators are working on assembling evidence that can be presented to court. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire holding
    Sep06

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire holding

    The head of Ukraine’s national guard says the cease-fire called in the country’s rebellious east appears to be holding despite some violations early on. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire holding
    Sep06

    Ukraine national guard: cease-fire holding

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The head of Ukraine’s national guard says the cease-fire called in the country’s rebellious east appears to be holding despite some violations early on. National Guard Commander Stepan Poltorak was quoted by the Interfax news agency Saturday as saying that although some shooting took place up to about 45 minutes...

    Ukrainian national guard head says cease-fire holding after small violations early on
    Sep06

    Ukrainian national guard head says cease-fire holding after small violations early on

    The head of Ukraine’s national guard says the cease-fire called in the country’s rebellious east appears to be holding despite some violations early on. …read more Source: FOX...

    MH17 crash: Malaysia to send team to site in Ukraine
    Sep06

    MH17 crash: Malaysia to send team to site in Ukraine

    Malaysia aims to send a search team to the crash site in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before winter sets in to gather physical evidence to prove that it was shot down, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Malaysia to send team to jet crash site in Ukraine
    Sep06

    Malaysia to send team to jet crash site in Ukraine

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia aims to send a search team to the crash site in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before winter sets in to gather physical evidence to prove that it… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Ceasefire with Pro-Russian Rebels Holds, For Now
    Sep06

    Ukraine Ceasefire with Pro-Russian Rebels Holds, For Now

    No violence has been reported overnight after Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists struck a tentative ceasefire deal. Following the truce agreement which came into effect at 18:00 local time on Friday, 5 September, no fighting has been reported in the volatile eastern regions of Ukraine signalling that the truce has the potential to hold. However,...