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    Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks
    Sep20

    Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

    Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons …read more Source:...

    US, Canada, Intercept 6 Russian Planes, 2 Bombers Over Their Air Defense Identification Zone
    Sep20

    US, Canada, Intercept 6 Russian Planes, 2 Bombers Over Their Air Defense Identification Zone

    Two U.S. Air Force jets intercepted six Russian planes near Alaska, while Canada’s air force intercepted two bombers that had almost reached its airspace, reports said, citing North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD. U.S. officials reportedly believe the incidents were connected to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s...

    Peace pact reached in Ukraine creates buffer zone
    Sep20

    Peace pact reached in Ukraine creates buffer zone

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukrainian peace negotiators agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants, officials said. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Buffer zone agreed to in Ukraine peace talks
    Sep20

    Buffer zone agreed to in Ukraine peace talks

    Minsk, Belarus — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine. The deal reached by representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the Moscow-backed rebels and...

    Another Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine
    Sep20

    Another Russian Aid Convoy Crosses Into Ukraine

    Russian media outlets reported on September 20 that a convoy of some 200 vehicles had crossed the border into Ukraine and some had already reached the city of Donetsk, currently held by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev, Rebels Agree To Extra Measures To Ensure Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep20

    Kiev, Rebels Agree To Extra Measures To Ensure Ukraine Cease-Fire

    (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists and representatives from Kiev and Moscow agreed on Saturday on further measures to ensure a cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. Violations of a Sept. 5 cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, whom Kiev says have been reinforced by Russian weapons and...

    Shells leave Ukraine’s coal miners digging for survival
    Sep20

    Shells leave Ukraine’s coal miners digging for survival

    VILKHIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – They spend much of their day clearing their gardens of shrapnel, digging up potatoes or chopping wood to prepare for the fast-approaching winter.The coal miners of the village of Vilkhivka in eastern Ukraine haven’t been working for months, forced to down tools by the shells they say are still falling...

    Peace Negotiators Agree on a Buffer Zone in Eastern Ukraine
    Sep20

    Peace Negotiators Agree on a Buffer Zone in Eastern Ukraine

    The deal provides for withdrawal of heavy weapons and foreign fighters from the area. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. And Allies in Ukraine for Joint Military Drills
    Sep20

    U.S. And Allies in Ukraine for Joint Military Drills

    NATO states are flexing their muscles in solidarity with Ukraine. In the west of the country, over 1,000 military personnel, including 200 from the U.S., are taking part in the annual Rapid Trident exercise. It’s a show of support by NATO states, although they’re stopping short of military intervention in the Ukrainian conflict....

    G20 nations want Putin at leaders’ summit
    Sep20

    G20 nations want Putin at leaders’ summit

    Cairns (Australia) (AFP) – Vladimir Putin is set to attend the G20 leaders’ summit in November despite alarm over Russia’s actions in Ukraine with host Australia Saturday saying it was the “emphatic” wish of member nations.There had been question marks over whether Moscow should be invited to the high-powered forum...