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    Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama is reconsidering his opposition to giving Ukraine defensive weapons and other lethal aid to help …read more Source: The Korea...

    White House adviser – More weapons not the answer to Ukraine crisis
    Feb03

    White House adviser – More weapons not the answer to Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States believes economic sanctions remain the best way to influence Russia on the Ukraine crisis and that injecting more weapons would not necessarily solve the problem, Deputy White House national security adviser Ben Rhodes said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. not decide on lethal support to Kiev: spokeswoman
    Feb03

    U.S. not decide on lethal support to Kiev: spokeswoman

    The United States has not decided whether to provide lethal assistance to Kiev as it evaluates options on how to support the Ukrainian government against pro-Russian rebels, a State Department spokeswoman said on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama is reconsidering his opposition to giving Ukraine defensive weapons and other lethal aid to help its struggling military repel Russian-backed rebels, a possible escalation that has had strong support from many in his national security team. The shift suggests the White House is growing increasingly concerned that its...

    As US faces new threats, Pentagon seeks bigger defence budget
    Feb03

    As US faces new threats, Pentagon seeks bigger defence budget

    Facing new security challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, the Obama administration on Monday proposed a US$534 billion (RM1.9 trillion) Pentagon base budget plus US$51 billion in war funds as it urged Congress to end spending cuts it says erode US military power. The proposed base budget exceeded the US$499 billion federal spending...

    Kiev says 180 rebels killed in latest clashes in E. Ukraine
    Feb03

    Kiev says 180 rebels killed in latest clashes in E. Ukraine

    As many as 180 pro-independence fighters in eastern regions of Ukraine were killed during the fighting of the last 24 hours, while government forces lost five soldiers, local authorities said Monday. …read more Source:...

    Putin urges all sides in Ukraine to end military hostilities
    Feb03

    Putin urges all sides in Ukraine to end military hostilities

    Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed concern with the situation in eastern Ukraine and urged the conflicting parties to end military hostilities, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine rebels to recruit 100,000; US may help govt
    Feb03

    Ukraine rebels to recruit 100,000; US may help govt

    Separatists battling government troops in east Ukraine plan a general mobilization and aim to boost their fighting force to 100,000 men, one of their main leaders said on Monday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    World › Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels
    Feb03

    World › Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels

    As Ukrainian troops fought Monday to defend a strategic railway hub, Russian-backed separatists pledged to boost the size of their force and Washington pondered whether to expand its assistance to Ukraine to include lethal aid. President Barack Obama has so far opposed sending lethal assistance, but an upsurge in fighting… …read more...

    Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor: Report
    Feb03

    Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor: Report

    Russia and Ukraine are holding indirect talks to reopen a key international air corridor over the Black Sea to commercial flights in a plan that could give Ukraine much-needed overflight fees and ease congestion on other crowded air routes, according to five sources familiar with the matter. …read more Source: The Times of...

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