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    Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal
    Sep16

    Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament ratified a landmark association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, firmly pivoting the country toward the West and drawing a line under the issue that last year sparked massive protests and led to the ex-president’s ouster.In stark contrast to the patriotic fanfare of that vote,...

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep16

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions over Ukraine

    Russia’s currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Don’t Rush to Judgment
    Sep16

    Ukraine: Don’t Rush to Judgment

    It is not unusual for people to believe the propaganda that their side spews out non-stop with swaggering bravado. That’s why propaganda exists. It works time after time, in every part of the world. In viewing the crisis in Ukraine, it is important to first examine our own propaganda. Do our news sources mention the U.S. role in Ukraine? Do...

    Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Tells Of Raid On Home
    Sep16

    Crimean Tatar Lawmaker Tells Of Raid On Home

    Russian security forces have raided the offices of the Crimean Tatar Parliament, the Mejlis, and the home of Mejlis member Eskender Bariyev. The officers told him they were searching for weapons and “illegal literature,” he said. They confiscated his computer and materials relating to a planned conference on security in the Black Sea....

    Poroshenko’s visit has Ukrainian-Canadians pressing Harper to help Kiev
    Sep16

    Poroshenko’s visit has Ukrainian-Canadians pressing Harper to help Kiev

    Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to address Parliament Wednesday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine’s parliament votes to deepen ties with the EU
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s parliament votes to deepen ties with the EU

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Landmark EU deal brings Ukraine closer to West
    Sep16

    Landmark EU deal brings Ukraine closer to West

    Ukraine and the European Union ratified a political and economic agreement Tuesday, in a step leaders hailed as a “historic moment.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ratifies association with E.U., grants concessions to rebels
    Sep16

    Ukraine ratifies association with E.U., grants concessions to rebels

    KIEV, UKRAINE — The Ukrainian parliament ratified an agreement Tuesday to forge an economic and political association with the European Union and quietly passed legislation to grant amnesty to pro-Russian rebels and greater autonomy to regions they control in eastern Ukraine. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine’s Capitulation Pleases No One
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s Capitulation Pleases No One

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has compromises as deep as Russia wanted from his predecessor, but no one can be happy with them. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    The ratification vote in Kiev, synchronized with the European parliament by video chat, was met with a standing ovation, and members of parliament leapt to their feet to sing the Ukrainian national anthem. Poroshenko also said that those who died during the protests and during fighting in the east “gave up their lives so that we could take...