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    Europa partnership of newspapers questions Joe Biden
    Feb05

    Europa partnership of newspapers questions Joe Biden

    US vice-president responds to questions on conflict in Ukraine, relations with Russia and Islamic State in a written interviewEuropa partners: The war in eastern Ukraine is reigniting with great ferocity. President Obama has said the US is ready to “ratchet up the pressure” on Russia. What does that mean concretely? Should embargoes be tightened...

    Wladimir Klitschko on Ukraine crisis: ‘It’s a war that nobody wants to see’
    Feb04

    Wladimir Klitschko on Ukraine crisis: ‘It’s a war that nobody wants to see’

    Heavyweight champion addressed Ukraine crisis Wednesday in New York38-year-old made remarks at press conference to announce April title fightKlitschko to defend titles against Bryant Jennings at Madison Square GardenSalesmanship gave way to social consciousness Wednesday when Wladimir Klitschko concluded a news conference at Madison Square Garden...

    Dangerous plan to arm Ukraine | Letters: Pofessor Richard Sakwa and Denis MacShane
    Feb04

    Dangerous plan to arm Ukraine | Letters: Pofessor Richard Sakwa and Denis MacShane

    Timothy Garton Ash suggests it is time to arm Ukraine against the insurgency in the Donbass and to counter Russian propaganda (Sometimes only guns will stop guns. And Putin must be stopped, 2 February). This is as ill-conceived as it is dangerous and represents a fundamental misreading of the situation. It will only pile logs onto a burning fire,...

    Joe Biden dispatched to Europe to shore up Nato resolve over Ukraine crisis
    Feb04

    Joe Biden dispatched to Europe to shore up Nato resolve over Ukraine crisis

    US vice-president to discuss sending lethal weapons to Ukraine and will also meet European Commission leaders in Brussels during diplomacy tripVice-president Joe Biden has been dispatched to Europe to shore up Nato resolve over Ukraine and discuss sending lethal weapons to halt recent Russian-backed advances, according to sources in the US...

    Ukraine calls for further military and financial support
    Feb04

    Ukraine calls for further military and financial support

    Kiev looks to IMF and US for urgent assistance as conflict-hit country teeters on brink of economic collapseUkraine is asking the international community to provide more military and financial support, with US secretary of state John Kerry due in Kiev on Thursday.A team from the International Monetary Fund is also in Kiev as Ukraine attempts to...

    Donetsk hit by shells as violence intensifies in Ukraine – video
    Feb04

    Donetsk hit by shells as violence intensifies in Ukraine – video

    At least three people were killed in a series of shellings in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday that pro-Russian separatists said were Uragan missiles fired by Ukrainian forces. Earlier, the Ukrainian military said two of its soldiers had been killed and 18 wounded in fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the previous 24...

    Ukraine’s art in exile: Donetsk culture collective starts new life in Kiev
    Feb04

    Ukraine’s art in exile: Donetsk culture collective starts new life in Kiev

    Izolyatsia, an arts fund once based in war-torn Donetsk, is staging its first exhibition in Ukraine’s capital. Kyiv Post reportsIzolyatsia, an arts fund once based in Donetsk, has started a new life in Kiev – the latest relocation forced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.Last summer, Russia-backed separatist fighters seized the former...

    Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe
    Feb04

    Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe

    While the conflict with Russia heats up in the east, life for most Ukrainians is marred by corruption so endemic that even hospitals appear to be infected. Can anyone clean the country up?Ukraine’s National Cancer Institute occupies three smoke-grey, six‑storey blocks in a residential district on the edge of Kiev. The external walls are...

    ‘We fight for democracy’ – Russia’s pro-Kremlin youth respond to propaganda warning
    Feb03

    ‘We fight for democracy’ – Russia’s pro-Kremlin youth respond to propaganda warning

    Answering a plea from Ukrainian students to counter ‘rampant Kremlin propaganda’ a group of pro-Moscow youth activists release a tit-for-tat video supporting Russian rhetoric. RFE/RL reportsLast week Kiev university students released an impassioned video appeal to their Russian counterparts urging them to question the ‘rampant Kremlin...

    Thousands flee Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine – in pictures
    Feb03

    Thousands flee Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine – in pictures

    More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from the town of Debaltseve, an army stronghold that has been under attack from pro-Russian separatists this week. Those who remain lack food, water and basic medical supplies … …read more Source: The...

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