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    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling
    Sep15

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling

    Observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe say they were just 200 meters (650 feet) away from four shell-bursts in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has continued despite a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Miami...

    Clashes Continue In Donetsk Despite Cease-Fire
    Sep15

    Clashes Continue In Donetsk Despite Cease-Fire

    Gunfire was heard and smoke was seen rising from buildings in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, amid renewed clashes on September 14. Sporadic fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists has continued in spite of a cease-fire agreement reached on September 5. (CCTV via Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling
    Sep15

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe say they were just 200 meters (650 feet) away from four shell-bursts in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has continued despite a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine shrugs off fears of Greek-style default
    Sep15

    Ukraine shrugs off fears of Greek-style default

    Ukraine’s central bank governor has dismissed fears of a default, even as the country is said to be facing a Greek-style debt crisis. …read more Source:...

    US to Lead Peacekeeping Exercises in Ukraine
    Sep15

    US to Lead Peacekeeping Exercises in Ukraine

    The U.S. military is set to lead peacekeeping exercises Monday in western Ukraine involving 15 nations, as President Barack Obama prepares to host Ukraine’s president for talks at the White House later this week. The Defense Department announced the 12-day exercise earlier this month, saying 1,300 personnel would take part, including 200...

    US-led military exercises due to begin in western Ukraine
    Sep15

    US-led military exercises due to begin in western Ukraine

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – US-led military exercises involving 15 countries were set to begin in Ukraine Monday, as fighting rumbles on in the restive east between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in violation of a ceasefire.Heavy fighting erupted around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, piling further...

    Russia creates emergency fund to deal with Western sanctions
    Sep15

    Russia creates emergency fund to deal with Western sanctions

    Russia’s Finance Ministry will create a multi-billion dollar anti-crisis fund in 2015 to aid those companies hit by sanctions, Russian news agencies cited Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s quest for NATO membership will take some time
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s quest for NATO membership will take some time

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch Ukraine’s prime minister, Arseny Yatseniuk, says his country will request that it be allowed to join NATO. If Ukraine were part of NATO at the time of the Russian military action, alliance nations including Canada would have been obliged to come to its aid in fighting off Russian forces that had entered the...

    Ukraine fighting prompts U.S., Russia to meet as field training exercises begin
    Sep15

    Ukraine fighting prompts U.S., Russia to meet as field training exercises begin

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today after pro-Russian rebels continued to clash with Ukraine troops in several locations including the Donetsk airport. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Military Drills To Start In Ukraine
    Sep15

    Military Drills To Start In Ukraine

    Military exercises involving some 1,300 personnel from 15 nations are due to begin in western Ukraine on September 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...