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    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Confusion surrounds purported ceasefire deal in eastern Ukraine

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but the statement was ambiguous and there was no immediate indication that the fighting would stop. …read more Source:...

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep03

    Obama Expresses Skepticism About Ukraine Cease-Fire

    President Barack Obama said during a visit to Estonia that it’s too early to tell what a reported Ukrainian-Russian cease-fire means, expressing doubts about Moscow’s willingness to follow through. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian President’s Office Announces Cease-Fire With Russia
    Sep03

    Ukrainian President’s Office Announces Cease-Fire With Russia

    President Petro O. Poroshenko said Ukraine had reached a deal with Russia for the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but a Kremlin spokesman said Russia could not negotiate a cease-fire because it was not a party to the conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine president says cease-fire with Russia agreed
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says cease-fire with Russia agreed

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security
    Sep03

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mounting a show of solidarity with NATO allies, President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to send more Air Force units and aircraft to the Baltics, as he sought to reassure nations on edge over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. With Moscow supporting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, NATO allies such...

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed with Russia’s Putin
    Sep03

    Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed with Russia’s Putin

    The office of Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that he had reached an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but it was not immediately clear whether fighting would actually stop. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU considering sports sanctions against  Russia over Ukraine, but swift imposition unlikely
    Sep03

    EU considering sports sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, but swift imposition unlikely

    European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018 World Cup is unlikely at this stage. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire, Ukraine’s President Says
    Sep03

    Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire, Ukraine’s President Says

    The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security
    Sep03

    Obama: US committed to Estonia’s security

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Mounting a show of solidarity with NATO allies, President Barack Obama announced plans Wednesday to send more Air Force units and aircraft to the Baltics, as he sought to reassure nations on edge over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Separatist Base Near Donetsk
    Sep03

    Separatist Base Near Donetsk

    RFE/RL correspondent Andrei Babitsky went to a rebel base in the village of Pisky near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on September 2. One fighter of the Vostok separatist battalion said the pro-Russian rebels have “enough experience and ammunition” to seize parts of the Donetsk region that are under Ukrainian control....