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    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...

    Amid Simmering Conflicts, Paris Marks 1944 Liberation
    Aug26

    Amid Simmering Conflicts, Paris Marks 1944 Liberation

    During a summer darkened by conflict in the Middle East, Ukraine and parts of Africa, the world is remembering this week a more joyous event: the Liberation of Paris from Nazi occupation 70 years ago. It counts among the highlights of anniversaries this year marking the 20th century’s two great wars – and lessons they offer today....

    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...

    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.Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko were joined by the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan and three senior officials...

    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...

    Poroshenko, Putin meet while fighting rages near Ukrainian border
    Aug26

    Poroshenko, Putin meet while fighting rages near Ukrainian border

    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:...

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks
    Aug26

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian president for talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gets traditional salt and bread upon arrival in Minsk, Belarus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Poroshenko arrived in Minsk on Tuesday for discussions with Russi… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin, Poroshenko sit down for talks as fighting rages in east Ukraine
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko sit down for talks as fighting rages in east Ukraine

    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: CTV...

    Ukrainian, Russian Leaders Shake Hands As Minsk Summit Under Way
    Aug26

    Ukrainian, Russian Leaders Shake Hands As Minsk Summit Under Way

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shaken hands at the start of multilateral talks in Minsk, the first time the two presidents have met since June. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...