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    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...

    Ukrainian peace talks lead to buffer zone deal
    Sep20

    Ukrainian peace talks lead to buffer zone deal

    Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia, Rebels Agree To Buffer Zone In Peace Talks
    Sep20

    Ukraine, Russia, Rebels Agree To Buffer Zone In Peace Talks

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. The deal reached by representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the Moscow-backed rebels and the...

    Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons
    Sep20

    Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons

    Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks
    Sep20

    Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

    Participants in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw foreign fighters and heavy weapons from the area of conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Exxon Winds Down Drilling as US Sanctions Hit Russia
    Sep20

    Exxon Winds Down Drilling as US Sanctions Hit Russia

    ExxonMobil said on Friday it will wind down drilling in Russia’s Arctic in the face of U.S. sanctions targeting Western cooperation with Moscow’s oil sector, after the Obama administration granted a brief extension to safely mothball its operations. Washington extended sanctions on Russia last week over its aggression in Ukraine. The...

    U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft
    Sep20

    U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – U.S. and Canadian fighter jets intercepted Russian aircraft that were flying near U.S. and Canadian air space this week, a military spokesman said on Friday. The United States and Russia are increasingly at odds over Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting for control of parts of the...

    Kiev, rebels agree to extra measures to ensure Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep20

    Kiev, rebels agree to extra measures to ensure Ukraine cease-fire

    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. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Progress Reported At Talks On Ukraine
    Sep20

    Progress Reported At Talks On Ukraine

    Progress has been reported from the late night talks in Minsk about the situation in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Weekend Roundup: Scotland Stays Stitched
    Sep20

    Weekend Roundup: Scotland Stays Stitched

    This week, the world reeled from a welter of cross currents. Though the “yes” vote on independence lost in the end, the Scottish referendum revealed a passionately dis-United Kingdom. Elsewhere, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India, the other Asian giant, calling for a global economic alliance of the “world’s...