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    Polish Fears of Russia Run High on War Anniversary
    Sep17

    Polish Fears of Russia Run High on War Anniversary

    WARSAW, Poland— It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...

    Shelling kills 2 in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Sep17

    Shelling kills 2 in Donetsk, Ukraine

    Shelling in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk killed two people Wednesday and wounded three others, municipal authorities said. …read more Source: CTV...

    WATCH: Angry mob drops Ukrainian politician into dumpster
    Sep17

    WATCH: Angry mob drops Ukrainian politician into dumpster

    Dramatic cellphone footage sees the crowd grabbing MP Vitaly Zhuravsky and throwing him head first into the huge garbage can. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Future of Ukrainian Former President’s Estate Uncertain
    Sep17

    Future of Ukrainian Former President’s Estate Uncertain

    More than six months after Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovych fled revolution to Russia, authorities have yet to gain control of his palatial estate. Protesters occupy the grounds and opened it to tourists but they are also refusing to turn it over to the state. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Mezhigirya, just north of...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 2, wounds 3
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 2, wounds 3

    A girl clears the broken glass at a damaged apartment building after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tues… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’
    Sep17

    Russian tycoon’s arrest sparks fears of ‘second Yukos’

    Moscow (AFP) – The detention of billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov on money-laundering charges sent shock waves through Russia’s business and political circles on Wednesday and prompted comparisons with past crackdowns on powerful oligarchs.The Investigative Committee, which reports directly to President Vladimir Putin, announced late...

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire
    Sep17

    Building hit by rocket in eastern Ukraine, imperiling fragile ceasefire

    The rocket killed at least one person and added to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    US Congratulates Ukraine for ‘Making History’ in Forging Closer Ties with EU
    Sep17

    US Congratulates Ukraine for ‘Making History’ in Forging Closer Ties with EU

    The United States has congratulated the Ukrainian and European parliaments for simultaneous ratification of Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union. Washington also called on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to honor the Minsk cease-fire agreement. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf Tuesday...

    Ukraine Grants Amnesty and More Autonomy to Separatist Regions
    Sep17

    Ukraine Grants Amnesty and More Autonomy to Separatist Regions

    As Ukrainians celebrated the passage of an agreement to deepen ties with the European Union on Tuesday, the country’s parliament approved legislation giving greater political autonomy to pro-Moscow regions in the country’s east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed the move would protect the “sovereignty, territorial integrity...

    Poles feel renewed threat from Russia as country marks 75th anniversary of the Soviet invasion
    Sep17

    Poles feel renewed threat from Russia as country marks 75th anniversary of the Soviet invasion

    It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...