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    Putin, Poroshenko Shake Hands At Minsk Summit
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake Hands At Minsk Summit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands at the start of multilateral talks in Minsk on August 26. It was the first time the two presidents have met since June. Poroshenko told summit host Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka that he hoped a peace agreement would come out of the meeting....

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine
    Aug26

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine

    Large columns of smoke rose from locations around the city of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine after what residents said was an artillery barrage on August 26. Novoazovsk lies on the Azov Sea on the road that runs from Russia to the major Ukrainian port of Mariupol. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks
    Aug26

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gets traditional salt and bread upon arrival in Minsk, Belarus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Poroshenko arrived in Minsk on Tuesday for discussions with Russi… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Soviet rocker vilified for defying Moscow on Ukraine
    Aug26

    Soviet rocker vilified for defying Moscow on Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – Non-conformist rocker Andrei Makarevich walked a thin line in Soviet times but his outspoken stance on Ukraine has seen him savagely pilloried by the Russian establishment.Russian media and officials have rounded on Makarevich, 60, for having “supported Kiev’s anti-Russian policy” by playing a concert for...

    Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict
    Aug26

    Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

    The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a ceasefire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko sit down for talks
    Aug26

    Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko sit down for talks

    Ukrainian president under pressure to seek negotiated settlement and not a military victory over eastern separatists …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Releases Footage Of Captured Russian Soldiers
    Aug26

    Ukraine Releases Footage Of Captured Russian Soldiers

    KIEV, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces had captured a group of Russian paratroopers who had crossed into Ukrainian territory on a “special mission” – but Moscow said they had ended up there by mistake. The Ukrainian military meanwhile reported pro-Russian separatist forces were shelling the town of...

    Putin, Poroshenko sit down for talks as fighting rages in east Ukraine
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko sit down for talks as fighting rages in east Ukraine

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian, Russian Leaders Shake Hands As Minsk Summit Under Way
    Aug26

    Ukrainian, Russian Leaders Shake Hands As Minsk Summit Under Way

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shaken hands at the start of multilateral talks in Minsk, the first time the two presidents have met since June. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine nabs 10 Russian soldiers on ‘special mission’
    Aug26

    Ukraine nabs 10 Russian soldiers on ‘special mission’

    An unnamed Russian Defense Ministry source said the border crossing was likely an accident. …read more Source: USA...