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    Raw: Shelling rocks southeastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Raw: Shelling rocks southeastern Ukraine

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine spread to a new front as towering columns of smoke rose outside a city in Ukraine’s far southeast. (Aug. 26) …read more Source: USA...

    Putin, Poroshenko meet in bid to end Ukraine war
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko meet in bid to end Ukraine war

    Putin also said Russian could suffer a huge loss if EU goods reach Russia via Ukraine, bypassing Russian tariffs. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president dissolves parliament
    Aug26

    Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions.In a statement on his website, President Petro Poroshenko said snap elections would be held Oct. 26.Poroshenko said the dissolution, which was...

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east
    Aug26

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine — To shouts of “Fascists!” and “Hang them from a tree!” captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes.The spectacle of the bruised and filthy soldiers being marched hands bound and...

    Putin, Ukrainian president meet for first face-to-face talks since June
    Aug26

    Putin, Ukrainian president meet for first face-to-face talks since June

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake Hands At Minsk Summit
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake Hands At Minsk Summit

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands at the start of multilateral talks in Minsk on August 26. It was the first time the two presidents have met since June. Poroshenko told summit host Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka that he hoped a peace agreement would come out of the meeting....

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine
    Aug26

    Heavy Shelling Reported In Southeast Ukraine

    Large columns of smoke rose from locations around the city of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine after what residents said was an artillery barrage on August 26. Novoazovsk lies on the Azov Sea on the road that runs from Russia to the major Ukrainian port of Mariupol. (AP) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Sits Down With Ukrainian President for Talks
    Aug26

    Putin Sits Down With Ukrainian President for Talks

    (MINSK, Belarus) — The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. MoreRice Slams Moscow’s Intervention in Ukraine as ‘Dangerous and Inflammatory’Ukrainian President Dissolves ParliamentNowhere to...

    Russian soldiers’ capture clouds Putin-Poroshenko talks
    Aug26

    Russian soldiers’ capture clouds Putin-Poroshenko talks

    Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers on Tuesday, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow’s alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Meet Face-to-Face
    Aug26

    Russia’s Putin, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Meet Face-to-Face

    MINSK, Belarus—The presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials...