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    Ukrainian president: Rebel areas offered greater autonomy but stay part of country
    Sep10

    Ukrainian president: Rebel areas offered greater autonomy but stay part of country

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday that rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine could be granted greater autonomy, but vowed they will always remain part of the country. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Says Russia Withdrawing Forces From East, Sees Boost For Peace
    Sep10

    Ukraine Says Russia Withdrawing Forces From East, Sees Boost For Peace

    (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president said on Wednesday Russia had removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 3,000 people have been killed. Moscow denies sending troops into eastern Ukraine to support pro-Russian rebels battling Ukrainian...

    Ukraine promises rebels greater autonomy
    Sep10

    Ukraine promises rebels greater autonomy

    But President Petro Poroshenko said the regions would remain part of Ukraine and rejected the idea of federalization. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine’s Security Chief Says Savchenko, Sentsov To Be Exchanged
    Sep10

    Ukraine’s Security Chief Says Savchenko, Sentsov To Be Exchanged

    Ukrainian air force pilot Nadiya Savchenko and film director Oleh Sentsov, who are in Russian custody, may be exchanged for pro-Russian rebels captured by Ukrainian forces in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Antiannexation Blogger Leaves Crimea After Detention, Home Search
    Sep10

    Antiannexation Blogger Leaves Crimea After Detention, Home Search

    A Crimean blogger who has strongly criticized Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine has left the region due to concerns about her safety. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel: put new Russia sanctions into effect
    Sep10

    Merkel: put new Russia sanctions into effect

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Wednesday for the European Union to put new sanctions against Russia into effect immediately because peace plans for eastern Ukraine haven’… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine offers rebel region more autonomy
    Sep10

    Ukraine offers rebel region more autonomy

    Ukraine’s president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    President Petro Poroshenko Says Russian Forces Moving Out Of Eastern Ukraine
    Sep10

    President Petro Poroshenko Says Russian Forces Moving Out Of Eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday Russia had moved the bulk of its forces he said had been in eastern Ukraine back onto Russian territory, raising hopes for the peace process. Russia denies sending any troops into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian separatists battling Kiev’s...

    Ukraine president promises greater autonomy to pro-Russian east
    Sep10

    Ukraine president promises greater autonomy to pro-Russian east

    Ukraine’s president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine promises rebellious eastern region autonomy, not independence
    Sep10

    Ukraine promises rebellious eastern region autonomy, not independence

    Ukraine’s president promised Wednesday to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source: CTV...