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    NATO agrees to establish ‘spearhead’ force to bolster Eastern Europe
    Sep07

    NATO agrees to establish ‘spearhead’ force to bolster Eastern Europe

    NATO leaders have responded to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine by agreeing to establish a spearhead force of several thousand troops that can move to trouble spots across Europe at short notice. …read more Source: FOX...

    ‘Mounting Evidence’ Of War Crimes In Ukraine
    Sep07

    ‘Mounting Evidence’ Of War Crimes In Ukraine

    Amnesty International (AI) says there is “mounting evidence” that both Ukrainian pro-government militia and separatist forces are responsible for war crimes in the country’s east, and accuses Russia of fueling the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Blasts, rockets reported during Ukrainian cease-fire with rebels
    Sep07

    Blasts, rockets reported during Ukrainian cease-fire with rebels

    Little more than a day after Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists signed a cease-fire, witnesses in the Ukrainian port of Mariupol reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its positions. A statement from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s office said he...

    Explosions in east Ukraine threaten ceasefire
    Sep07

    Explosions in east Ukraine threaten ceasefire

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Powerful explosions in a key frontline city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday raised fears that a day-old truce between government and rebel forces had already collapsed. Numerous explosions were heard and thick smoke was visible on the horizon of Mariupol, a government-held port city in the east of the country. A...

    Artillery, Gunfire Reported Near Mariupol
    Sep07

    Artillery, Gunfire Reported Near Mariupol

    Explosions and artillery fire have been reported outside the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, despite a cease-fire between Kyiv and pro-Russia rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO grapples with how hard to push back against Putin over Ukraine
    Sep07

    NATO grapples with how hard to push back against Putin over Ukraine

    For all of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s complaints in recent years about the West’s threat to Russian security, NATO had been paying little attention to its former Cold War foe. The conflict in Ukraine has changed all that. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Explosions heard on outskirts of Ukraine’s Mariupol
    Sep07

    Explosions heard on outskirts of Ukraine’s Mariupol

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Loud explosions were heard on Saturday evening on the eastern outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, according to AFP, despite a fragile ceasefire being put in place.Numerous explosions were heard and a thick smoke was visible on the horizon. A checkpoint held by Ukraine loyalists seemed to be on fire,...

    Apparent Shelling Heard Outside Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol
    Sep07

    Apparent Shelling Heard Outside Ukrainian Port City of Mariupol

    KIEV, Ukraine—Witnesses in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its positions late Saturday, little more than a day after Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist rebels signed a cease-fire following more than four months of...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire
    Sep07

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire

    After the truce was signed by Ukraine, Russia and the rebels on Friday, both sides said the ceasefire is “fulfilled” despite violation claims. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port
    Sep07

    Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port

    A destroyed Ukrainian army tank is seen near the village of Lebedynske, on the highway joining Mariupol and Novoazovsk, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. After four months of war, eastern Ukraine begin… …read more Source: The Bismarck...