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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 …...

    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...

    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...

    Lavrov Says No Military Russian Intervention In Ukraine
    Sep01

    Lavrov Says No Military Russian Intervention In Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country’s military would not intervene in Ukraine, something Kyiv and the West say it has already done. Lavrov told students and teachers at Russia’s top international affairs university on September 1 that Moscow pursues an “exclusively peaceful resolution” to the Ukrainian...

    Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire
    Sep01

    Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire

    MOSCOW — Russia’s foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine’s crisis to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists.Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Russia would not intervene militarily in Ukraine, defying reports by the Ukrainian government,...

    Russia ‘attacks Ukraine airfield’
    Sep01

    Russia ‘attacks Ukraine airfield’

    A Russian army tank attacked airfields in eastern Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian military officials said, amid worsening tensions between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source:...