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    Ukraine rebels vow to raise army of 100,000 troops to fight government forces
    Feb02

    Ukraine rebels vow to raise army of 100,000 troops to fight government forces

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have vowed to muster another 10,000 men to boost their ranks to 100,000 as fighting continues. …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia puts real-time plane tracking at center of ICAO safety meeting
    Feb02

    Malaysia puts real-time plane tracking at center of ICAO safety meeting

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – Malaysia, which had two air disasters last year after one jet disappeared and another was shot down over Ukraine, said on Monday that real-time aircraft tracking must become a priority for the industry. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Minister Mitov: “Bulgaria is predictable, reliable EU member-state”
    Feb02

    Foreign Minister Mitov: “Bulgaria is predictable, reliable EU member-state”

    Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has had a working meeting today with ambassadors of EU member-states in Bulgaria, the ministry reports. Issues from the international agenda have been discussed, such as the conflict in Ukraine, the situation in the Middle East, the West Balkans and also regional security, along with the economic challenges, faced by...

    US Considering Arms Supplies to Ukraine Government Forces, NYT Says
    Feb02

    US Considering Arms Supplies to Ukraine Government Forces, NYT Says

    The question of providing direct military assistance to Kiev government forces has drawn increased attention from the US administration and military officials after pro-Russian rebels recently stepped up their attacks in eastern Ukraine, according to a new article published in the New York Times. While President Obama has made no decisions on...

    US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine
    Feb02

    US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine

    With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back offThe public disclosure that the US is considering supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine in its battle with Russian-backed separatists reflects heightened American concern that...

    US ‘constantly assessing’ policies in Ukraine
    Feb02

    US ‘constantly assessing’ policies in Ukraine

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    Merkel stresses need for open society at meeting with Hungary’s Orban
    Feb02

    Merkel stresses need for open society at meeting with Hungary’s Orban

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has emphasized the importance of civil liberties and an opposition at a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The two leaders also discussed the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    [Ticker] Germany rules out arms to Ukraine
    Feb02

    [Ticker] Germany rules out arms to Ukraine

    German leader Merkel told press in Budapest Monday: “Germay will not support Ukraine with guns and weapons … we are putting all our bets on sanctions and doing our best to find a diplomatic solution”. She spoke after press reports the US is considering military assistance as the conflict escalates. …read more Source:...

    ​Obama admits ‘brokering power transition’ in Ukraine
    Feb02

    ​Obama admits ‘brokering power transition’ in Ukraine

    In an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Barack Obama acknowledged that the United States had “brokered a deal to transition power in …read more Source:...

    Donetsk opera house: tanks on the street but the show must go on
    Feb02

    Donetsk opera house: tanks on the street but the show must go on

    The city’s opera house remains open despite the dangers posed by the conflict between local separatists and Ukrainian forcesBy now in Donetsk, everyone from children to pensioners can differentiate between the sound of incoming and outgoing fire, or identify a mortar or Grad rocket from its pitch. At the Donbass Opera, however, people are...

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