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    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Discuss Peace Settlement
    Sep03

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Discuss Peace Settlement

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. Putin and Poroshenko met last week for talks which mainly highlighted the...

    Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine

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

    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...

    Putin, Poroshenko ‘largely share views’ on end to fighting in Ukraine
    Sep03

    Putin, Poroshenko ‘largely share views’ on end to fighting in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they “largely share views” on ways out of the crisis, Putin’s spokesman was quoted as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine agree to cease-fire
    Sep03

    Russia and Ukraine agree to cease-fire

    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: CNY...

    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...

    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:...

    U.S. President Obama Arrives in Estonia for Talks with Baltic Leaders
    Sep03

    U.S. President Obama Arrives in Estonia for Talks with Baltic Leaders

    United States President Barack Obama arrived in Estonia on Wednesday (September 3) on a visit designed to show U.S. solidarity with the three Baltic states ahead of a NATO summit in Wales where Russia’s involvement in Ukraine is expected to be the main topic. Obama will meet the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Latvian President...

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport
    Sep03

    Ukraine Rebels Say They Are Poised To Recapture Donetsk Airport

    (Reuters) – EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow’s role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war’s tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending armored columns of troops into...

    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:...