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    Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on
    Feb09

    Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on

    WASHINGTON/MUNICH (Reuters) – Russian-backed rebels’ violent offensive in eastern Ukraine leaves President Barack Obama with perplexing and urgent choices, but aides say he will exercise his typical caution in deciding his next move. …read more Source: The...

    Putin acting like a tyrant, says UK
    Feb09

    Putin acting like a tyrant, says UK

    Britain accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday of acting like a “tyrant” over Ukraine, but said Kiev’s forces could not defeat Russia’s army on the battlefield and only a political solution could end the bloodshed. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US, Europe push for new talks on Wednesday to end bloodshed in Ukraine
    Feb09

    US, Europe push for new talks on Wednesday to end bloodshed in Ukraine

    French, German and Ukrainian presidents are planning a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin for Wednesday in a frantic bid to halt escalating bloodshed in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on 'dead-end track' in east Ukraine
    Feb09

    Russia's Putin says Kiev on 'dead-end track' in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Kiev must stop its military operation in east Ukraine and cease exerting economic pressure on rebel-held regions, warning that it was on a “dead-end track fraught with … catastrophe”. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders to discuss ‘last chance’ Ukraine peace bid
    Feb09

    Leaders to discuss ‘last chance’ Ukraine peace bid

    KIEV: French, German and Ukrainian leaders are to discuss a last-ditch peace bid for east Ukraine with Vladimir Putin today, after the US called for “deeds” from the Russian leader accused of masterminding the conflict. President Francois Hollande and Chancellor Angela Merkel were to join Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Putin...

    Four-way urgent Ukraine summit planned
    Feb09

    Four-way urgent Ukraine summit planned

    French, German and Ukrainian leaders are planning a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in a frantic bid to halt escalating bloodshed in east Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine; Putin branded ‘tyrant’
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine; Putin branded ‘tyrant’

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence there and signs of cracks in the trans-Atlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin. The four leaders held a call on Sunday, two days after Chancellor Angela Merkel and […] The post...

    Russia confirms participation of quartet meeting in Minsk over Ukraine crisis
    Feb09

    Russia confirms participation of quartet meeting in Minsk over Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine have agreed to meet in Minsk next Wednesday, provided that certain positions are agreed upon by then, Interfax news agency reported Sunday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Merkel Defends Ukraine Arms Stance in Face of US Criticizm
    Feb09

    Merkel Defends Ukraine Arms Stance in Face of US Criticizm

    Munich. Germany’s Angela Merkel said on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing sharp rebukes from US politicians who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. The heated exchanges at a security conference in Munich pointed to cracks in the...

    Ukraine sees echoes of the 1990s as financial crisis bites
    Feb09

    Ukraine sees echoes of the 1990s as financial crisis bites

    A CRIPPLING financial crisis in Ukraine is turning the clock back to the 1990s, when people kept dollars in their socks rather than at banks and smuggled cars to sell them on the black market and avoid the tax man. …read more Source: The Business...

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