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    Talks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus
    Sep05

    Talks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus

    (MINSK, Belarus) โ€” The talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine have started in the Belarusian capital. Negotiators representing Ukraine, Russia, the pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe opened Friday in Minsk. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said...

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks
    Sep05

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks

    Shelling was seen near Mariupol, a strategic port that hold the key to a huge chunk of Ukraine’s sea coast and rich hydrocarbon resources. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus
    Sep05

    Talks on Ukraine cease-fire start in Belarus

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) โ€” Talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine began Friday in the Belarusian capital even as the rebels kept pressing their offensive against a strategic port city. Ukraine ready lost about half its coastline, several major ports and untold billions in Black Sea mineral rights with...

    NATO Announces ‘Rapid-Reaction Force,’ As It Waits For Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO Announces ‘Rapid-Reaction Force,’ As It Waits For Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to ceasefire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seven-point plan toward peace.ยป E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks
    Sep05

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks

    Shelling resounded on the outskirts of a Ukrainian port city Friday as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the strategically key southeast just hours ahead of talks that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine crisis: NATO preps rapid response force to ease Eastern Europe anxiety
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: NATO preps rapid response force to ease Eastern Europe anxiety

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border. …read more Source:...

    NATO Mulls Tightening Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO Mulls Tightening Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    <p>NATO leaders meeting for a second day at a summit in Wales on Friday are set to consider more sanctions against Russia over its widely perceived support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.</p> <p>The 28-member defense alliance is also expected to approve a rapid reaction force and the deployment of military equipment to...

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages
    Sep05

    Amid new hope for truce, Ukraine fighting rages

    Hours before talks aimed at reaching cease-fire in conflict which has claimed almost 3,000 lives, pro-Russian rebels push for key city …read more Source:...

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks
    Sep05

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine โ€” Shelling resounded on the outskirts of a Ukrainian port city Friday as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the strategically key southeast just hours ahead of talks that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire. Associated Press reporters heard heavy shelling on Friday morning north and east of Mariupol. The...