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  • Susan Rice seeks China cooperation against Islamic State as Beijing visit ends

    BEIJING National security adviser Susan Rice met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 45 minutes on Tuesday, concluding a three-day visit to Beijing that was billed as a preparatory mission for President Barack Obama's visit to China in November but...
  • Ukraine military says 648 POWs freed by rebels so far under ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists have released 648 Ukrainian prisoners of war so far under the terms of a ceasefire struck with government forces that came into effect last Friday, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday. Andriy Lysenko...
  • Trudy Rubin: If Putin's actions in Ukraine aren't an invasion, then what is?

    In 1949, George Orwell published "Nineteen Eighty-Four," his famous portrait of a totalitarian regime whose "Ministry of Truth" spews rank propaganda called "Newspeak" that turns historical facts on their head. Newspeak has been alive and well these past...
  • Poroshenko says Ukraine has reached deal with NATO countries on arms supplies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Kiev had agreed with a number of NATO member countries on the direct supply of arms to Ukraine, Russian news agency RIA Novosti quoted a presidential statement as saying. "An...
  • Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko speak on peaceful resolution to Ukraine violence

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko by telephone about a peaceful resolution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, where government troops are fighting pro-Russian rebels, the Kremlin said on...
  • Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine

    Obama spouts lame refrain as Putin bullies Ukraine
    At his first press briefing after the beheading of American James Foley, President Barack Obama stunned the assembled when he admitted that he had no strategy in Syria for confronting the Islamic State. Yet it was not nearly the most egregious, or...
  • Ukraine's president visits frontline city, vows to defend it

    MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko visited the eastern Ukrainian port of Mariupol on Monday in a show of solidarity with its embattled citizens and vowed to defend it from pro-Russian separatists who advanced towards it last week...
  • Ukrainian president arrives in southeastern city of Mariupol: press secretary

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in the southeastern city of Mariupol on Monday, his press secretary Svyatoslav Tseholko wrote on his Twitter microblog. Ukrainian troops have come under fire from pro-Russian rebels on the...
  • German government spokesman says ceasefire in Ukraine not sufficient

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A ceasefire agreed between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists is not sufficient as other issues including border control and the exchange of prisoners still need to be addressed, a German government spokesman said...
  • Swiss President not optimistic about Ukraine ceasefire, urges political solution

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss President Didier Burkhalter said on Monday that he was not optimistic about the Ukraine ceasefire, saying it was not enough just to have a cessation of hostilities but both sides must push for political solution. Burkhalter,...
  • Rebel leader in east Ukraine expects prisoner exchange on Wednesday

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine are preparing to exchange prisoners with Ukrainian forces on Wednesday, a senior pro-Russian separatist leader was quoted as saying on Monday. Interfax news agency cited Andrei Purgin, who took part...