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    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Ukraine and the West have accused Russia of sending its troops and weapons to...

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk
    Sep03

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk

    Workers cleared an abandoned Ukrainian checkpoint near the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region on September 2. Remains of armored vehicles were scattered across the road at the checkpoint, situated en route from Donetsk to the southeastern port city of Mariupol. The Ukrainian army used Olenivka as a base for attacks on separatist forces in...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown.The agency’s director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, said in a statement on Wednesday that the remains in a charred car found outside the rebel stronghold of...

    By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation
    Sep03

    By talking basketball, nothing lost in translation

    The guy who tells Ukraine what plays to run speaks English. So does the guy who tells the Dominican Republic what their opponents will do. …read more Source: Miami...

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine
    Sep03

    Slovakia Opens Reverse Gas Pipeline For Ukraine

    Slovakia on September 2 launched a pipeline capable of delivering natural gas from the European Union to Ukraine. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, and Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, director for energy markets at the European Commission, attended the ceremony in the Slovak town of Velke Kapusany. The...

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Kremlin Says Putin, Poroshenko Largely Agree On Ways Out Of Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    Kremlin Says Putin, Poroshenko Largely Agree On Ways Out Of Ukraine Crisis

    A Kremlin spokesman says President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the Ukraine crisis by telephone and that their views on possible solutions “coincide to a substantial degree.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport
    Sep03

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport

    (Reuters) – EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending armored columns of troops into...

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit
    Sep03

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit

    U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet with the presidents of the three Baltic countries on September 3 ahead of a NATO summit at which Russia’s moves in Ukraine will feature prominently on the agenda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...