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    Obama Hopeful, but Skeptical About Ukraine Ceasefire
    Sep05

    Obama Hopeful, but Skeptical About Ukraine Ceasefire

    U.S. President Barack Obama said he was hopeful but skeptical about a ceasefire agreed in Ukraine on Friday (September 5) and urged European allies to agree on new sanctions against Russia that could be suspended if the peace plan holds. “We also sent a strong message to Russia that actions have consequences. Today the United States and...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree to Ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Separatists Agree to Ceasefire

    Ukrainian officials say Kiev has agreed to a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists. The agreement reached in Minsk, came on a day that saw Ukrainian forces fighting on two fronts. Soldiers, along with volunteer fighters, say they’ve reclaimed territory from rebels near Mariupol. The strategic port city sits between Russia and Crimea. While...

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed
    Sep05

    Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after deal signed

    From right, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of pro-Russian rebels in the Luhansk region, Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Ambassad… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s Refugees in Kyiv Not Ready to Go Home
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s Refugees in Kyiv Not Ready to Go Home

    Talk of a possible cease-fire deal in eastern Ukraine has raised hopes for an end to months of deadly clashes between pro-Russia rebels and government forces. But refugees who fled west to avoid the fighting are skeptical and refusing to return home. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Kyiv. …read more Source: Voice of...

    How NATO got here and how Russia's actions in Ukraine are forcing it to change
    Sep05

    How NATO got here and how Russia's actions in Ukraine are forcing it to change

    Lack of unity and competing interests will test the resolve of one of the longest-serving alliances in modern history …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold
    Sep05

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold

    Peace has come to Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels and military have signed an agreement. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...

    Negotiators on Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep05

    Negotiators on Ukraine Cease-Fire

    Two pro-Russian rebel leaders, the Ukrainian president and an envoy for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe discussed the cease-fire reached between the separatists and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold
                            
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    Sep05

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold [Photos]

    Peace has come to Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels and military have signed an agreement. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat
    Sep05

    NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third right, meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second left, on the sidelines of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Agreed, Doubts Remain
    Sep05

    Ukraine Ceasefire Agreed, Doubts Remain

    After five months of fighting, the conflict in Ukraine may have come to an end. At least that appears a possibility after representatives from both sides agreed to an immediate ceasefire at talks in Minsk. But complications still remain. Leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, Igor Plotnitsky. …read more Source: The...