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    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive
    Sep05

    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he will likely “have to meet” again with Ukraine’s president for peace talks, despite pulling out of “senseless” negotiations last month. Putin said he and the leaders of France and Germany—Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel—discussed Ukraine over the weekend, when he was urged to return to...

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine
    Sep05

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine

    An apparent arson attack against a popular television news channel is underscoring fears that jingoism-fueled hostility toward journalists could extinguish free speech in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
    Sep05

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain

    A hospital patient in Madrid died of the illness, the first finding of the fever in Western Europe in someone who had not traveled to an endemic area. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kiev Condemns Mystery Torching of Major Russian-language TV Channel
    Sep05

    Kiev Condemns Mystery Torching of Major Russian-language TV Channel

    Ukraine’s president and opposition leaders have condemned an arson attack by mysterious assailants on one of the country’s largest Russian-language broadcasters. The Kiev office of Ukraine’s Inter TV channel, often described as the country’s most popular channel, was besieged by a group of individuals on Sunday, who set...

    Ukraine Finds 10 Million Rubles in Suspected Rebel Cash Delivery
    Sep05

    Ukraine Finds 10 Million Rubles in Suspected Rebel Cash Delivery

    Ukraine has arrested a man driving into territory held by pro-Russian separatists with thousands of U.S. dollars and millions of Russian rubles in cash, Ukraine’s defence forces announced on Facebook on Sunday. The man’s name was not given, however, the official press office of Ukraine’s forces, deployed near the rebel-held...

    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Significant sticking points remain in the negotiations over a creation of an unlikely U.S.-Russian military...

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during a press conference after the conclusion of the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) HANGZHOU, China – President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in...

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face
    Sep05

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face

    HANGZHOU, China (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern...

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict
    Sep05

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict

    U.S. President Barack Obama talked about the conflict in Ukraine with G20 leaders in Beijing, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a news conference, Obama said the discussions were “constructive but not conclusive.” (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...