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    Slovyansk Children Return To School Amid Ongoing Conflict
    Sep01

    Slovyansk Children Return To School Amid Ongoing Conflict

    Children in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk attended their first day of school on September 1. Students recited Ukrainian poetry and sang along to the national anthem at a back-to-school ceremony in the former stronghold of pro-Russian separatists, recaptured by the Ukrainian military in early July. (Reuters) …read more Source:...

    Poland’s PM: Ukraine’s War Must be Stopped Now
    Sep01

    Poland’s PM: Ukraine’s War Must be Stopped Now

    GDANSK, Poland— Poland’s prime minister says the anniversary of World War II makes it crucial to put an end to the war in Ukraine. Prime Minister Donald Tusk, chosen by EU leaders to be the next president of the European Council, spoke Monday at the Westerplatte peninsula on the Baltic coast, where some of the first shots of World War II...

    In St. Petersburg, the Ghosts of Petrograd
    Sep01

    In St. Petersburg, the Ghosts of Petrograd

    Great cities rarely change their names. It is true, as the old song avers, that old New York was once New Amsterdam, but the change was precipitated by an English takeover of the Dutch colony. To keep the old name would have been like asking a hotel not to change the bedsheets from the room’s previous occupant. Constantinople became...

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now
    Sep01

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    MOSCOW (AP) – Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday. The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, come as Ukrainian troops …...

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now
    Sep01

    Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    MOSCOW — Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday.The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, come as Ukrainian troops are facing a resurgent rebel...

    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower
    Sep01

    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower

    European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Direct And Open Aggression’
    Sep01

    Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Direct And Open Aggression’

    KIEV, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Monday it had pulled its forces back from defending a vital airport in the east against Russian tanks, as President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of “direct and open aggression”. The withdrawal from the civilian airport outside the city of Luhansk was the latest in a...

    Russia Wants Ukraine to Support Ceasefire, Denies Invading
    Sep01

    Russia Wants Ukraine to Support Ceasefire, Denies Invading

    MOSCOW—Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday. The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, come as Ukrainian troops are facing a resurgent rebel...

    Russian official calls for immediate ceasefire ahead of new Ukraine talks
    Sep01

    Russian official calls for immediate ceasefire ahead of new Ukraine talks

    Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional ceasefire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia’s foreign minister said Monday. …read more Source: CTV...

    As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs
    Sep01

    As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

    Mediators resumed talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused Kiev of seeking to avoid autonomy for southeastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...