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    Russia LGBT Activists Worried After Crimea ‘Leader’ Lashes Out
    Sep03

    Russia LGBT Activists Worried After Crimea ‘Leader’ Lashes Out

    The head of the Russian-installed government in Crimea has said his region “does not need” gays and other sexual minorities. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt
    Sep03

    Putin: Ukraine must withdraw, rebels must halt

    Ukraine says Russian forces sighted in major eastern cities …read more Source:...

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d
    Sep03

    Putin: Framework for Ukraine cease-fire OK’d

    Kremlin leader lays out a seven-point peace plan that he hopes will be adopted by all sides this week. …read more Source: USA...

    Confusion as Ukraine and Russia announce progress towards peace
    Sep03

    Confusion as Ukraine and Russia announce progress towards peace

    Ukraine said on Wednesday its president had agreed with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on steps towards a “ceasefire regime” in Kiev’s conflict with pro-Russian rebels, but the Kremlin denied any actual truce deal, sowing confusion on the eve of a NATO summit. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees
    Sep03

    Deal or No Deal? Ukraine Cites Truce, Russia Disagrees

    Ukraine said it had agreed with Vladimir Putin on steps towards a “cease-fire regime,” but the Kremlin denied any actual truce deal. …read more Source:...

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists
    Sep03

    Mariupol Volunteers Train To Defend City From Separatists

    Residents of the southeastern port city of Mariupol took part in combat training offered by members of Ukraine’s Azov volunteer battalion. Trainees said they were prepared to wage a “partisan war” if pro-Russian separatist forces were to reach their city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian president says ceasefire deal reached with Russia

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source: CTV...

    Obama Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire Means
    Sep03

    Obama Says It’s ‘Too Early to Tell’ What the Ukraine Ceasefire Means

    President Barack Obama has adopted a cautious approach to the ceasefire announced Wednesday between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It’s too early to tell what this cease-fire means,” said Obama, explaining that he had not seen full details but “only wire reports.” News of the ceasefire broke...

    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source:...

    EU assesses sports sanctions against Russia
    Sep03

    EU assesses sports sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) – European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018 World Cup is unlikely at this stage. An EU official with knowledge of the proposals … …read more Source: The Washington...