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    Ukraine, Russia agree to cease-fire, Ukraine says
    Sep03

    Ukraine, Russia agree to cease-fire, Ukraine says

    Word comes form office of Ukraine’s president …read more Source:...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin, Poroshenko Find Common Ground on Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko Find Common Ground on Ukraine Crisis

    A Russian official said President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, largely agree on what needs to be done to resolve the Ukraine crisis. Russian news agencies quote presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying the two leaders exchanged views in a phone conversation on ways to stop the “bloodshed” in...

    Ukraine, ISIS loom large as Obama starts Europe trip
    Sep03

    Ukraine, ISIS loom large as Obama starts Europe trip

    President will reassure Baltic leaders nervous about Ukraine crisis and seek to shore up allied support for fight against ISIS …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk
    Sep03

    Ukrainian Checkpoint Empty Outside Donetsk

    Workers cleared an abandoned Ukrainian checkpoint near the village of Olenivka in the Donetsk region on September 2. Remains of armored vehicles were scattered across the road at the checkpoint, situated en route from Donetsk to the southeastern port city of Mariupol. The Ukrainian army used Olenivka as a base for attacks on separatist forces in...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown.The agency’s director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, said in a statement on Wednesday that the remains in a charred car found outside the rebel stronghold of...

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    NATO to bolster troops, equipment
    Sep03

    NATO to bolster troops, equipment

    WASHINGTON — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO’s security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border. …read more Source:...

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit
    Sep03

    Obama To Meet With Baltic Presidents Ahead Of NATO Summit

    U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet with the presidents of the three Baltic countries on September 3 ahead of a NATO summit at which Russia’s moves in Ukraine will feature prominently on the agenda. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Australia To Open Embassy In Kiev As Its Ministers Discuss Blocking Putin From G20 Summit
    Sep03

    Australia To Open Embassy In Kiev As Its Ministers Discuss Blocking Putin From G20 Summit

    Australia is set to open an embassy in Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev, according to reports Wednesday. Meanwhile, its ministers are considering barring Russian President Vladimir Putin from attending November’s G20 summit in Brisbane and are expected to discuss the issue with NATO leaders this week. …read more Source:...