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    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire In East Violated, Soldiers Injured
    Sep24

    Ukraine Says Cease-Fire In East Violated, Soldiers Injured

    Kyiv says sporadic fighting has occurred between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops from Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops from Ukraine

    NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed near the border, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. “There has been a significant pullback of Russian conventional forces from inside Ukraine, but many thousands are still deployed in the vicinity of the...

    Poland Launches Major International Defense Exercise
    Sep24

    Poland Launches Major International Defense Exercise

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland’s defense minister has launched a major international military exercise that is to test readiness to react to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine. Tomasz Siemoniak said Wednesday he had originally planned that the biannual exercise would be at command level only, but due to the situation...

    Poland tests border protection in major exercise
    Sep24

    Poland tests border protection in major exercise

    […] because of the Ukraine-Russia crisis and general fears that the conflict could spread to bordering countries, he decided it should have wider participation and should test collective defense readiness in accordance with NATO guidelines. A submarine and a missile frigate will be among the 17 warships training in the Baltic, while the air...

    Japan Announces New Russia Sanctions
    Sep24

    Japan Announces New Russia Sanctions

    Japan has announced additional sanctions on Russia over unrest in Ukraine and urged Moscow to find a peaceful resolution to the crisis. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the new sanctions will tighten restrictions on arms exports to Russia, as well as ban some Russian banks from issuing securities in Japan. “Japan...

    Ukraine Crisis: Donetsk Apartment Building Damaged, 8 Soldiers Killed As Cease-Fire Violated
    Sep24

    Ukraine Crisis: Donetsk Apartment Building Damaged, 8 Soldiers Killed As Cease-Fire Violated

    Mortar rounds struck an apartment building overnight near Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, the latest violation of a cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists that went into effect earlier this month. Ukraine’s military said eight soldiers were also wounded in overnight fighting. …read more Source: International...

    Poland tests border protection in major exercise
    Sep24

    Poland tests border protection in major exercise

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland launched a major military exercise with international allies on Wednesday to test joint response to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops From Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops From Ukraine

    NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed nearby, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. “There has been a significant pullback of Russian conventional forces from inside Ukraine, but many thousands are still deployed in the vicinity of the...

    Sharapova crashes out, Kvitova through in Wuhan
    Sep24

    Sharapova crashes out, Kvitova through in Wuhan

    Wuhan (China) (AFP) – Fourth seed Maria Sharapova crashed out of the $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open in two sets Wednesday, while Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and world number eight Angelique Kerber made the quarter-finals.Sharapova was defeated by Timea Bacsinszky in a tight game, losing the first set at the tie break and the second 7-5...

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback Of Russian Troops From Ukraine
    Sep24

    NATO Sees Significant Pullback Of Russian Troops From Ukraine

    (Reuters) – NATO has observed a significant withdrawal of Russian forces from inside Ukraine, but many Russian troops remain stationed nearby, an alliance military spokesman said on Wednesday. “There has been a significant pullback of Russian conventional forces from inside Ukraine, but many thousands are still deployed in the...