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    Russia Says Scottish Referendum Could Have Been Rigged
    Sep21

    Russia Says Scottish Referendum Could Have Been Rigged

    Scotland’s historic election on independence did not meet international standards for constitutional referendums, the head of a Russian voting rights organization has said, with procedures that left the result subject to rigging and vote-tampering. Igor Borisov, chairman of the Public Institute of Suffrage in Moscow (also translated as the...

    Ukraine Says Won’t Pull Back Troops Until Attacks End
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says Won’t Pull Back Troops Until Attacks End

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says Kyiv will not pull back its troops from the front line in eastern Ukraine until a new cease-fire is fully implemented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis: Cease-Fire ‘In Name Only’ As Fighting Continues In Donetsk
    Sep21

    Ukraine Crisis: Cease-Fire ‘In Name Only’ As Fighting Continues In Donetsk

    Fighting continued this weekend around the pro-Russian separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement reached Sept. 5 and a related memorandum of understanding signed Friday. Gunfire was heard Sunday, the same day a planned buffer zone was supposed to become established, Agence France-Presse reported....

    Ukraine Says Attacks Impede Buffer Zone
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says Attacks Impede Buffer Zone

    The Ukrainian government said it won’t pull back its troops in war-torn provinces of eastern Ukraine as agreed in Minsk this weekend until rebels abide by a cease-fire in the region. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Politics Today – September 21, 2014
    Sep21

    Politics Today – September 21, 2014

    On this edition of Politics Today RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda reports on the visit to Ottawa of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, on Canada’s involvement in a military advisory force in Iraq, a criminal trial involving a Canadian senator, and the decision by Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor to vote strategically...

    German Families To Sue Ukraine Over MH17 Crash
    Sep21

    German Families To Sue Ukraine Over MH17 Crash

    A German lawyer plans to sue Ukraine for negligence for the July 17 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians March For Peace In Dnipropetrovsk
    Sep21

    Ukrainians March For Peace In Dnipropetrovsk

    Hundreds of demonstrators marched in Dnipropetrovsk on September 21 to protest against the separatist conflict in the country’s east. Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine’s third largest city, is within close reach of the regions controlled by pro-Russian separatists. The demonstration took place as other major peace protests were under way in...

    Ukraine says ceasefire violations preventing creation of buffer zone
    Sep21

    Ukraine says ceasefire violations preventing creation of buffer zone

    The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops on Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine Says it Won’t Pull Back Troops Just Yet
    Sep21

    Ukraine Says it Won’t Pull Back Troops Just Yet

    MOSCOW— A Ukrainian official says Kiev won’t pull back its troops until the previously agreed cease-fire is implemented. The cease-fire that was declared Sept. 5 has been repeatedly violated. Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their...

    German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash
    Sep21

    German families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash

    BERLIN (AP) — A German lawyer says he plans to sue Ukraine for negligence in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17. …read more Source: The Bismarck...