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    Barack Obama Latest News: US President Meets With Ukraine President as Rebels Call for Rease-Fire With Russia
    Sep04

    Barack Obama Latest News: US President Meets With Ukraine President as Rebels Call for Rease-Fire With Russia

    MOSCOW—Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists appeared increasingly close to signing a deal to end four months of fighting, even as Ukraine’s leader met Thursday with PresidentBarack Obama and other NATO leaders in Wales. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he’s ready to order a cease-fire in the east on Friday, if a peace deal...

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador
    Sep04

    Russian armoured vehicles moving to key Ukrainian port: Ukraine’s UN ambassador

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says a convoy of Russian tanks and armoured vehicles has moved from the resort town of Novoazovsk toward the key port of Mariupol and was stopped by Ukrainian forces and civilians. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Said To Be Creating Citizen Patrols To Prevent Another ‘Maidan’
    Sep04

    Russia Said To Be Creating Citizen Patrols To Prevent Another ‘Maidan’

    Russian media say so-called “anti-Maidan” volunteer groups are being formed in Russian regions to help authorities prevent any attempt by the opposition to destabilize the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels say they are ready for cease-fire
    Sep04

    Ukraine, rebels say they are ready for cease-fire

    Unmarked military vehicles burn on a country road in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatis… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Obama meets Ukraine leader in show of solidarity
    Sep04

    Obama meets Ukraine leader in show of solidarity

    Show of support comes as Russia warns alliance against offering any kind of membership to Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says convoy of Russian armored vehicles has moved toward key port
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s UN ambassador says convoy of Russian armored vehicles has moved toward key port

    Ukraine’s U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks
    Sep04

    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks

    NATO leaders arrived in Wales on Thursday (September 4) for a summit where they were set to buttress support for Kiev and bolster their eastern defences, spurred by the Ukraine crisis to enact the most radical shift in allied strategy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War. U.S. Secretary John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Gets Show of Support from NATO Leaders

    Ukraine’s president received a show of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday as a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting the country’s east where pro-Russia rebels have been gaining the upper hand against Ukrainian troops. The West has backed Kyiv with words and imposed economic sanctions against Moscow, but...

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod
    Sep04

    Putin says peace deal looms, depending on Ukraine’s nod

    President Vladimir Putin says peace could come as early as Friday if Ukraine agrees to a deal that’s in the works and that’s “very close” to reaching consensus, he said. Mr. Putin said on the heels of a telephone call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that the two shared similar … …read more Source: The...

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation
    Sep04

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

    As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia’s ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow’s grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...