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Section: Voice of America (USA)

    Poll: Americans and Europeans Differ on Aid to Ukraine
    Jun10

    Poll: Americans and Europeans Differ on Aid to Ukraine

    A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists. At the same time, Americans would be more willing than Europeans to use military force against Russia if it were to attack a neighboring country...

    Russia-backed Rebel Colonel Vows to ‘Liberate’ More of Ukraine
    Jun10

    Russia-backed Rebel Colonel Vows to ‘Liberate’ More of Ukraine

    In Ukraine, concerns are growing that an oft-violated cease-fire could break down into all-out war between government forces and Russia-backed rebels. International monitors have spotted military build-ups on both sides and a rebel commander tells VOA that one way or another, they will take more territory. The fighting has disrupted much-needed...

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring
    Jun10

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday encouraged Ukrainian leaders to keep working on restructuring their debt, saying IMF loans require everyone to make a “shared sacrifice.” Lew met in Washington Tuesday with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko. Both came to Washington to push the...

    Jeb Bush: Russian Aggression Requires Stronger US Action
    Jun09

    Jeb Bush: Russian Aggression Requires Stronger US Action

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. In excerpts released before Bush’s speech Tuesday to a prominent European economic conference, Bush says: “Who can doubt...

    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust
    Jun09

    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust

    Yekaterina Ivanovna had just fallen asleep in her home here Saturday when a boom outside her door jarred her. Shells fall almost every night in this part of town, north of the city’s train station, according to residents. Ivanovna said she didn’t know where this one came from and was relieved it hurt no one. But there’s no...

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun09

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. As VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk, even if peace...

    On The Scene: Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun08

    On The Scene: Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk. …read more...

    Obama: G7 Agrees to Keep Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    Obama: G7 Agrees to Keep Russia Sanctions

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia’s actions in Ukraine are hurting Moscow and the Russian people. He said leaders at the G7 summit agree that sanctions on Russia will remain in place as long as the Minsk cease-fire agreement is being violated. …read more Source: Voice of...

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks
    Jun08

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks

    Leaders at the G7 summit in Germany are meeting for a second and final day Monday with a focus on climate and energy issues, and talks with their counterparts from African nations. Before the summit opened Sunday, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held their own talks where the White House said they agreed that how long...

    Obama: ‘Difficult Challenges’ at G-7
    Jun08

    Obama: ‘Difficult Challenges’ at G-7

    President Barack Obama says he and other leaders at the G-7 summit in Germany are discussing what he says is a list of “difficult challenges” that include standing up to Russian aggression in Ukraine and violent extremism. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report from the site of the G-7...

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