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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Vows to Defend Mariupol from Separatists
    Sep09

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Vows to Defend Mariupol from Separatists

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to crush Russia-backed rebels if they break a shaky cease-fire and attack the strategic port city of Mariupol. Poroshenko says Ukrainian forces and people in Mariupol are prepared to defend the city, but not everyone agrees. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Mariupol. …read more...

    Eastern Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire
    Sep09

    Eastern Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire

    Shelling continued overnight in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire, injuring one woman, the city council of Donetsk said Tuesday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko Reassures Mariupol Of Kyiv’s Support
    Sep09

    Poroshenko Reassures Mariupol Of Kyiv’s Support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on September 8 visited the eastern port city of Mariupol, where sporadic shelling on the weekend disrupted the fragile cease-fire. Poroshenko said Ukrainian security forces are prepared to defend the city from separatists, and are “prepared for the worst.” (RFE/RL) …read more Source: Radio...

    Dutch Investigators: MH17 Brought Down By ‘High-Energy Objects’
    Sep09

    Dutch Investigators: MH17 Brought Down By ‘High-Energy Objects’

    The preliminary report on the destruction of the Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine does not directly say it was downed by a missile, but it leaves little room to conclude otherwise.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine swaps prisoners of war
    Sep09

    Ukraine swaps prisoners of war

    Twenty Ukrainian prisoners of war have been released under the ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels signed in Minsk, Belarus, last week, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Monday. …read more Source:...

    Donetsk, Ukraine rocked by overnight shelling
    Sep09

    Donetsk, Ukraine rocked by overnight shelling

    Shelling continued overnight in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire, injuring one woman, the city council of Donetsk said Tuesday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Donetsk Sees Shelling Despite Cease-Fire While EU Delays Implementing Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep09

    Donetsk Sees Shelling Despite Cease-Fire While EU Delays Implementing Sanctions Against Russia

    Four Ukrainian troops have been killed and 29 more have been injured in shelling that continued in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region, despite the ongoing cease-fire agreed upon by Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels, Associated Press reported Tuesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    MH17 crash likely caused by ‘objects penetrating aircraft from outside’: report
    Sep09

    MH17 crash likely caused by ‘objects penetrating aircraft from outside’: report

    A preliminary report into the July 17 crash over Ukraine that killed 298 people says it was not caused by a technical fault. …read more Source: Toronto...

    ‘High-energy objects’ likely downed Malaysia Airlines MH17: report
    Sep09

    ‘High-energy objects’ likely downed Malaysia Airlines MH17: report

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple ‘high-energy objects from outside the aircraft,’ causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded Tuesday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 report says jet struck by ‘high energy objects’
    Sep09

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 report says jet struck by ‘high energy objects’

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was likely struck by multiple “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft,” causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concludes. …read more Source:...