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    Russia and Ukraine Agree on Cease-Fire
    Sep03

    Russia and Ukraine Agree on Cease-Fire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have agreed on permanent cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine President Says Cease-Fire Deal Agreed
    Sep03

    Ukraine President Says Cease-Fire Deal Agreed

    Updated: Sept. 3, 2014, 4:40 a.m. E.T. (KIEV, Ukraine) — The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. The brief statement on Wednesday gave no details and there was no immediate reaction from the Russia-backed separatists whom Ukrainian...

    Putin, Poroshenko ‘largely share views’ on end to fighting in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko ‘largely share views’ on end to fighting in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Ukraine and the West have accused Russia of sending its troops and weapons to...

    By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation
    Sep03

    By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation

    The guy who tells Ukraine what plays to run speaks English. So does the guy who tells the Dominican Republic what their opponents will do. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk
    Sep03

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk

    Workers cleared an abandoned Ukrainian checkpoint near the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region on September 2. Remains of armored vehicles were scattered across the road at the checkpoint, situated en route from Donetsk to the southeastern port city of Mariupol. The Ukrainian army used Olenivka as a base for attacks on separatist forces in...

    Russia and Ukraine agree to cease-fire
    Sep03

    Russia and Ukraine agree to cease-fire

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNY...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine
    Sep03

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine

    Slovakia on September 2 launched a pipeline capable of delivering natural gas from the European Union to Ukraine. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, and Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, director for energy markets at the European Commission, attended the ceremony in the Slovak town of Velke Kapusany. The...