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A Ukrainian soldier is pictured next to a tank near the village of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine Sept. 21, 2014.

Multimedia Ukraine Pulling Back from Buffer Zone in Embattled East

Kyiv officials say rebel attacks have diminished, allowing for implementation of agreement reached last week on 30-kilometer pull-back More

A man with a Ukrainian flag walks past riot police standing guard during an anti-war rally in Moscow, Sept. 21, 2014.

Multimedia Russian Opposition Holds Peace March for Ukraine

Many activists oppose not only what they see as Kremlin's meddling in Ukraine, but also want political change in Russia More

A Ukrainian serviceman is pictured next to an armored vehicle near the village of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Sept. 21, 2014.

Video Ukraine: Cease-fire Violations Have to Stop

Ukraine official says plans for buffer zone are threatened by pro-Russian separatists', Russian troops' continued attacks on government forces More

Pope Francis waves to faithful as he is driven through the crowd in Mother Teresa Square in Tirana, Sept. 21, 2014.

Pope Francis: Religion No Justification for Violence

The pontiff praised the Balkan nation as an 'inspiring example' where Christians and Muslims endured brutal oppression under communism More

Flares are let off as police stand guard while pro-union protestors clash with pro-independence protestors during a demonstration at George Square in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 19, 2014.

Photogallery Former PM Brown: London Must Keep Promises to Scotland

Three biggest parties had vowed to expand Scottish autonomy before vote More


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Video For West Ukraine City, Conflict Far Away Yet Near

The western Ukrainian city of Lviv prides itself on being both physically and culturally close to Western Europe. The Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country are 1,200 kilometers away, and seemingly even farther away in their world view. Still, as VOA’s Al Pessin reports, the war is having an impact in Lviv.