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    West presses Putin to back ‘last-chance’ Ukraine peace bid
    Feb07

    West presses Putin to back ‘last-chance’ Ukraine peace bid

    From left: Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Vice President Joe Biden pose for the media prior to a meeting during the 51. Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Saturday. — AP MUNICH, Germany — Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to...

    12 killed in Ukraine, peace deal unsure
    Feb07

    12 killed in Ukraine, peace deal unsure

    KIEV: Kiev on Saturday accused pro-Russian Ukrainian separatists of massing forces for fresh offensives, with seven civilians and five soldiers killed in the latest fighting in the east. Rebels are “accumulating forces for further offensive operations on Debaltseve and Mariupol,” Ukrainian defence official Volodymyr Polyovyi told journalists. The...

    War of words continues between Ukraine and Russia
    Feb07

    War of words continues between Ukraine and Russia

    Poroshenko accuses Russia of supporting separatists, demands non-lethal aid from the West …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel leads last chance Ukraine peace drive
    Feb07

    Merkel leads last chance Ukraine peace drive

    MUNICH: German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday pushed a new peace bid to end the Ukraine conflict, warning that sending weapons to government forces fighting pro-Russian rebels would not stop the bloodshed. Fresh from overnight talks in Moscow with French President Francois Hollande to thrash out a new peace plan, Merkel said success was far...

    US says to assist Ukraine ‘for self-defense’
    Feb07

    US says to assist Ukraine ‘for self-defense’

    Biden sharply criticizes Putin for not honoring agreements on Ukraine; promises security assistance for Kiev …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine leader shows off captured Russian military IDs
    Feb07

    Ukraine leader shows off captured Russian military IDs

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko Saturday brandished in front of world leaders several passports taken from Russian soldiers in what he said was proof of Moscow’s “presence” in his country.”I take with me the passports and military ID of Russian soldiers, Russian officers who come to us,” Poroshenko said,...

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns
    Feb07

    Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns

    By Aleksandar Vasovic Pro-Russian separatists have intensified shelling of government forces on all front lines and appear to be amassing forces for new offensives on the key railway town of Debaltseve and the coastal city of Mariupol, Ukraine’s military said on Saturday. Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 26 wounded in fighting...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks for military help from allies
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks for military help from allies

    Poroshenko held up the red passports of Russian soldiers that was found in Russia, saying it was the best evidence for presence of foreign troops in his country. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks for military help from allies
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko asks for military help from allies

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Europe and US clash over how to confront Putin on Ukraine
    Feb07

    Europe and US clash over how to confront Putin on Ukraine

    By Stephen Brown and Noah Barkin Germany’s Angela Merkel warned on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing a sharp rebuke from a leading US senator who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. The heated exchange at a security conference in Munich...

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