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    Outside Ukrainian city, fighting continues ahead of truce’s start
    Sep05

    Outside Ukrainian city, fighting continues ahead of truce’s start

    The Ukrainian captain sat on a fallen tree amid drifting smoke, clutching his bare head, as the wreckage of an artillery convoy destroyed by enemy fire smoldered nearby. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Obama Hopeful, but Skeptical About Ukraine Ceasefire
    Sep05

    Obama Hopeful, but Skeptical About Ukraine Ceasefire

    U.S. President Barack Obama said he was hopeful but skeptical about a ceasefire agreed in Ukraine on Friday (September 5) and urged European allies to agree on new sanctions against Russia that could be suspended if the peace plan holds. “We also sent a strong message to Russia that actions have consequences. Today the United States and...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree to Ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree to Ceasefire

    Ukrainian officials say Kiev has agreed to a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists. The agreement reached in Minsk, came on a day that saw Ukrainian forces fighting on two fronts. Soldiers, along with volunteer fighters, say they’ve reclaimed territory from rebels near Mariupol. The strategic port city sits between Russia and Crimea. While...

    Obama ‘Hopeful’ Over Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep05

    Obama ‘Hopeful’ Over Ukraine Cease-Fire

    The president said he was hopeful but skeptical about a cease-fire agreement that was reached Friday between pro-Russian separatists and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO creates ‘spearhead’ to deter Russia
    Sep05

    NATO creates ‘spearhead’ to deter Russia

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — NATO’s creation of a rapid-reaction “spearhead” force to protect Eastern Europe from Russian bullying reflects a cool-eyed calculation that Vladimir Putin and his generals won’t risk head-to-head confrontation with the U.S. and its nuclear-capable Western European allies. The force was ordered into...

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold
    Sep05

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold

    Peace has come to Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels and military have signed an agreement. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...

    Ukraine’s Refugees in Kyiv Not Ready to Go Home
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s Refugees in Kyiv Not Ready to Go Home

    Talk of a possible cease-fire deal in eastern Ukraine has raised hopes for an end to months of deadly clashes between pro-Russia rebels and government forces. But refugees who fled west to avoid the fighting are skeptical and refusing to return home. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Kyiv. …read more Source: Voice of...

    How NATO got here and how Russia's actions in Ukraine are forcing it to change
    Sep05

    How NATO got here and how Russia's actions in Ukraine are forcing it to change

    Lack of unity and competing interests will test the resolve of one of the longest-serving alliances in modern history …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed
    Sep05

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

    From right, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region, Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Ambassad… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold
                            
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    Sep05

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold [Photos]

    Peace has come to Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels and military have signed an agreement. …read more Source: The Toronto...