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    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces
    Feb03

    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces

    The United States is reconsidering whether to provide weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a senior US administration official has said. “It’s getting a fresh look,” the official said on… …read more Source:...

    US taking ‘fresh look’ at weapons for Ukraine
    Feb03

    US taking ‘fresh look’ at weapons for Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Fearful Ukrainian Refugees Try to Get on With Life
    Feb03

    Fearful Ukrainian Refugees Try to Get on With Life

    ARTEMIVSK, DONETSK REGION, UKRAINE—The Russian-backed revolt in eastern Ukraine has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, taking an emotional toll. Most of them are … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels vow to escalate conflict
    Feb02

    Ukraine rebels vow to escalate conflict

    Donetsk: Pro-Russian separatists vowed on Monday to mobilise up to 100,000 fighters for their latest east Ukraine offensive as the United States mulled sending weapons to Kiev’s outgunned forces after the latest truce bid collapsed. The pledge to dramatically escalate a nine-month conflict that has already left at least 5,100 people dead...

    NATO: West Must be Ready for Long Russia Standoff
    Feb02

    NATO: West Must be Ready for Long Russia Standoff

    OSLO—The West must be ready for a long standoff with Russia over Ukraine and not quickly resume normal ties as it did after the 2008 Georgian war, a top NATO official said on Monday. “Our strategy has to be one of patience and consistency. Russia expects us to give up the sanctions and go back to business as usual, without changing its own...

    Rebel Chief: Ukraine Run by ‘Miserable’ Jews
    Feb02

    Rebel Chief: Ukraine Run by ‘Miserable’ Jews

    In a bid to discredit Ukrainian leaders, pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko accuses them of being ‘miserable Jews.’ …read more Source: Arutz...

    As U.S. faces new threats, Pentagon seeks bigger defense budget
    Feb02

    As U.S. faces new threats, Pentagon seeks bigger defense budget

    By David Alexander and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Facing new security challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, the Obama administration on Monday proposed a $534 billion Pentagon base budget plus $51 billion in war funds as it urged… …read more Source:...

    Obama to Hold White House Meeting with Merkel
    Feb02

    Obama to Hold White House Meeting with Merkel

    The White House says President Barack Obama will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel next Monday at the White House. It says the two leaders plan to meet in the Oval Office followed by a working lunch to discuss a wide range of topics, including Ukraine, the fight against terrorism and Islamic State, and Afghanistan and Iran. They will also talk...

    Ukraine separatists ‘call up 100,000 troops’
    Feb02

    Ukraine separatists ‘call up 100,000 troops’

    Separatist leader in Donetsk announces “general mobilization” as Russian official denounces John Kerry’s comments on arming Ukrainian forces …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine to ‘call up 100,000 troops’
    Feb02

    Ukraine to ‘call up 100,000 troops’

    Separatist leader in Donetsk announces “general mobilization” as Russian official denounces John Kerry’s comments on arming Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: World...

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