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2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Ukraine cease-fire in peril; Merkel urges Putin to respect it

A teacher surveys the damage at her kindergarten from shelling in the village of Novosvitlivka, one of more than a dozen eastern Ukraine locales hit in a resurgence of artillery firing on Sunday and Monday. A teacher surveys the damage at her kindergarten from shelling in the village of Novosvitlivka, one of more than a dozen eastern Ukraine locales hit in a resurgence of artillery firing on Sunday and Monday.

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4 hrs ago | ABC News

6 Killed, 15 Wounded in East Ukraine City

Soldiers of special battalion "Azov" talk to a colleague after arriving on rotation from the front line in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on Monday. The group, including top executives from Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the EU, agreed at a gathering in Switzerland on Sunday on a 10-point plan to end a conflict that has cost over 3,000 lives.

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10 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Donetsk Separatist Leader Says Cease-Fire Signed To Combat 'Humanitarian Catastrophe'

Rescue workers and local residents remove debris of an apartment building near Donetsk hit by an air strike. The war-torn Donetsk region's self-styled leaders say the situation there is now "extremely serious."

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15 hrs ago | KAUZ

6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula.

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16 hrs ago | Wired

Transfixing Formal Portraits of Ukraine's Revolutionaries and Mourners

Anastasia Taylor-Lind had been in Kiev about two weeks when she noticed something unusual early one morning as the city began to stir: There were more photojournalists than protesters on the barricades of Independence Square, where thousands would gather each day to topple then-president Victor Yanukovych. At that moment, the photographer realized she'd have to do something different if she wanted her images to stand out from the torrent of images coming out of Ukraine.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Canadian Politician: Support, But Also Skepticism, For Ukrainian Government

The United States and the European Union have announced a new round of sanctions, but analysts see the measures having more of a long-term impact than an immediate one. Canadian politician and journalist Chrystia Freeland was one of the moderators at the Yalta European Strategy conference , which took place in Kyiv on September 11-13.

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Times of Oman

Pro-Russia party to boycott Ukraine vote; set up own rule

Kiev: The pro-Russian party that ruled Ukraine under ousted president Viktor Yanukovych said on Sunday it would boycott next month's parliamentary polls and form an "opposition government" to fight for regional powers and against Kiev's westward course. The decision by the once-dominant Regions Party came as top politicians formed leadership lists for the October 26 election that was called early to regain people's trust after two decades of post-Soviet corruption and economic malaise.

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CBS News

Rebels parade through Ukraine city amid tentative cease-fire

Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions. On Sunday, following a cease-fire agreement signed Sept.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Aid reaches the hardy and hungry of Ukraine's Lugansk

After months of bombardments that left them short of water, power and basic supplies, many residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk breathed a sigh of relief at the arrival of desperately needed aid. People queue to receive food served by volunteers in the eastern city of Avdiyvka, north of Donetsk, Ukraine.

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National Public Radio

Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants take a break at a checkpoint close to where shelling continued Sunday between pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian army in the village of Olenivka, some 30 kms south of Donetsk on the way to Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Pro-Russian militants take a break at a checkpoint close to where shelling continued Sunday between pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian army in the village of Olenivka, some 30 kms south of Donetsk on the way to Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Caravans Of Coffins Are Crossing Ukraine

Mikhail Savulchik dragged on a cigarette as he pointed to the small pieces of shrapnel taken out of his bandaged legs. They rested on his wheelchair.

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Inter Press Service

Rattled by Russian Expansionism, Tashkent Looks East

First, officials in Kazakhstan were chagrined to hear comments by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who, during a recent town-hall-style meeting with university students, appeared to denigrate Kazakhstani statehood. Now, Uzbek leaders are showing signs of displeasure with Moscow.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

From Dnepropetrovsk to DeBary: Family flees war-torn Ukraine

Even before war broke out in his native Ukraine, Olexiy Kuzmin envisioned his family's life elsewhere. An economy that betrayed the middle class and an ineffective government rife with corruption led the 27-year-old businessman to seek a work visa in the United States.

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Newkerala.com

UN agency launches food aid programme in eastern Ukraine

The UN World Food Programme has launched a food assistance programme for people affected by the current conflict with distributions in transit centres and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk in the country's east, a UN spokesperson said Friday. The WFP kicked off the relief operation following a request from the Ukrainian government, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said at a daily press briefing here, Xinhua reported.

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Russia Taday

Guilty! 'Russell Tribunal' condemns Obama, Poroshenko 'war crimes' in E.Ukraine

The presidents of Ukraine and the US, in addition to heads of NATO and the European Commission have been condemned for war crimes in Eastern Ukraine by an informal Russell Tribunal, which took place in Venice, Italy on Saturday. The show trial in Venice was inspired by the Russell Tribunal organized by British philosopher and Nobel Prize winner Bertrand Russell and hosted by French philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre in 1966 to investigate US war crimes in Vietnam.

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News Max

Ukrainian Premier Says Putin Seeks to Restore Soviet Union

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to restore the Soviet Union, while Kiev's central bank chief predicted her country's battle-ravaged economy may shrink as much as 10 percent this year. The U.S. yesterday expanded sanctions against Russia to include the country's largest bank, OAO Sberbank, because of the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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WMDT

Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's consent. Ukraine's military operation said in a statement that it had successfully repelled a rebel attack on the government-held Donetsk airport, which came under artillery fire from rebel positions late on Friday.

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Sofia News Agency

Second Russian Convoy With Humanitarian Aid Crosses Into Ukraine

The 200 trucks in Russia 's second convoy with humanitarian aid for the troubled eastern regions of Ukraine have crossed the border Friday night and Saturday morning, reports RT.com. "At 08:00 Moscow time the customs procedures for all trucks and goods in them were completed," local customs service spokesman Rayan Farukshin told RIA Novosti news agency.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Russia Taday

'There is no sincere will for peace in Ukraine from the main actors in the West'

Russia has been put into an impossible situation, meaning they are responsible not only for what has been done in Lugansk and Donetsk, but also for what has been done on the side of Kiev, political analyst Alexander Pavic told RT. RT: Apparently, the truce in Ukraine is not enough for the EU to hold back on yet more sanctions.

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