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1 hr ago | The Jewish Journal

Group Jewish wedding held in eastern Ukraine

Liliya Menasheva Sadovski and Kim Boruchovitch were among 19 couples wed in Jewish ceremonies in Dnepropetrovsk's Menora Center, Sept. 14, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Watch Mob Throw Ukrainian Lawmaker in the Garbage

An angry mob tossed a Ukrainian lawmaker into a dumpster outside the parliament building in Kiev today, taunting him and shouting obscenities. As police looked on, the protestors flipped pro-Russian Vitaly Zhuravsky into the trash bin, then held him down and threw a car tire and water onto him before he was finally able to escape.

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10 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Ukraine legislators ratify landmark EU deal

The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a... The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in... A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court. The criminal case stemming from a drunken boat ride on the Hudson River that took the lives of a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man is ending.

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14 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote, draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine's crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the president, the annexation of Crimea by Russia and a war with the Russia-backed separatists that has killed more than 3,000 people.

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15 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Special status to E. Ukraine regions, amnesty to combatants - parliament

The Ukrainian parliament has approved laws on special status for the Donetsk and Lugansk Regions, as well as amnesty for those participating in the hostilities. The special status law has received 277 'yes' votes from a total of 450 MPs, while the amnesty law was approved by 287 parliamentary members.

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19 hrs ago | The Independent

Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The fields around Grabova and Debaltseve became the focus of international attention as the crash site of Flight MH17 .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Ukraine: UN Agency Launches Emergency Food Aid Operation

A resident of the Artema suburb of Sloviansk, Ukraine, in the rubble of what used to be her summer kitchen, in July 2014. Photo: UNHCR/Iva Zimova 12 September 2014 - The United Nations World Food Programme is rolling out its first operation in Ukraine, providing food assistance to vulnerable people affected by the conflict with distributions in transit centres and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk in the country's east.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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