NEWS WATCH: US, EU Concerned Over Ukraine Peace Agreement


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BRUSSELS/KEPA1654760_ArticoloIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The United States and the European Union have expressed caution about a new Ukraine peace agreement reached during talks in Minsk between the Russian, Ukrainian, French and German leaders. Thursday's accord includes a ceasefire starting Sunday, followed by the withdrawal of weapons, the establishment of a demilitarized zone and the exchange of prisoners.


BosNewsLife MISSION WATCH: Missionaries Print Gospels In Ukraine Amid Fears Of World War III


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

downloadKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)--Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, May 9, arrived in the Crimean Peninsula he annexed from Ukraine, after a Christian mission group said it would distribute hundreds of thousands of 'Gospel of Luke' Bible books in the region to help ease tensions amid fears of a new world war.

BREAKING NEWS: Russia Moves To Annex Crimea With Putin Decree (UPDATE)


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

West reassesses Vladimir PutinMOSCOW/KYIV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognized Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as an independent state and says approving the region's entry into the Russian Federation makes sense.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine, Russia Sign Controversial Deal

Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican RadioRealAudioMP3
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

presidentsKYIV/MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine and Russia have signed a major economic trade deal, despite massive protests in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, for European Union integration , with Moscow promising massive financial assistance and cuts in natural gas prices.

NEWS WATCH: Lithuania Condemns Russia’s Border Measures

Listen to BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos via Vatican RadioRealAudioMP3
By BosNewsLife News Center

LithuaniaVILNIUS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- EU member state Lithuania has made a formal protest to Russia over supplementary border checks amid growing tensions between Moscow and neighboring states that seek closer ties with the European Union.