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    Ukraine cease-fire appears to  hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold

    KIEV, Ukraine — After more than four months of bloodshed, a cease-fire in Ukraine’s rebellious east largely held back fighting Saturday, but appeared fragile as both sides of the conflict claimed the others had violated the agreement.A statement from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s appeared to make glancing reference to the...

    Russian Journalist: ‘Convincing Evidence’ Moscow Sent Fighters To Ukraine
    Sep06

    Russian Journalist: ‘Convincing Evidence’ Moscow Sent Fighters To Ukraine

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we turn to Russia’s involvement in the crisis in Ukraine. Finally good news out of Ukraine. After five months of fighting between government troops and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, representatives of both...

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders Say Cease-Fire Holding
    Sep06

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders Say Cease-Fire Holding

    Envoys of Ukraine, Russia, the separatist leadership and the OSCE approved the ceasefire in Minsk on Friday as part of a peace roadmap in the region. …read more Source:...

    Mixed views in East Europe on higher NATO defense
    Sep06

    Mixed views in East Europe on higher NATO defense

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

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold

    A man looks at a destroyed Ukrainian army tank near the village of Lebedynske, on the highway joining Mariupol and Novoazovsk, Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. After four months of war, easte… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Leaders of Ukraine, Russia Say Ceasefire Holding, More Steps Needed
    Sep06

    Leaders of Ukraine, Russia Say Ceasefire Holding, More Steps Needed

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine said on Saturday that a ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was holding up fairly well and they discussed urgent humanitarian aid for the shattered region. Residents and combatants in eastern Ukraine welcomed the respite in a five-month conflict that has killed at least...

    Cease-Fire in Ukraine Holds, but Soldiers and Residents Doubt It Will Last
    Sep06

    Cease-Fire in Ukraine Holds, but Soldiers and Residents Doubt It Will Last

    Despite assurances from President Petro O. Poroshenko that the agreement will keep Ukraine whole, there was concern that Russia was dictating terms. …read more Source: The New York...

    Mixed views in East Europe on higher NATO defense
    Sep06

    Mixed views in East Europe on higher NATO defense

    Leaders in most Eastern European nations are just short of jubilant after NATO created a rapid-reaction “spearhead” force to protect the region from Russian bullying. They have long sought a commitment to allay their fears, especially following Russia’s recent aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold, despite claims it has been violated by both sides
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire appears to hold, despite claims it has been violated by both sides

    The presidents of Ukraine and Russia on Saturday said the cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels was mostly holding, but the truce still appeared fragile in its first full day as both sides of the conflict claimed violations. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia, Ukraine leaders say ceasefire holding, more steps needed
                            
                            
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    Sep06

    Russia, Ukraine leaders say ceasefire holding, more steps needed [Video]

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine said on Saturday that a ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was holding up fairly well and they discussed urgent humanitarian aid for the shattered region. …read more Source: The Toronto...