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    Nursery Hit as Ukraine Ceasefire Looms
    Feb14

    Nursery Hit as Ukraine Ceasefire Looms

    Fighting across Eastern Ukraine is showing no signs of letting up as the deadline for a planned ceasefire approaches. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine
    Feb14

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine

    The Canadian government will be sending financial aid plus radar satellite images to Ukraine to support their fight against Russian-backed separatists, according to Defence Minister Jason Kenney. In an interview airing Saturday on CBC Radio’s The House, Kenney told host Evan Solomon that Canada is preparing a new financial package for...

    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal

    The resolution, if adopted, would be the rare action the council has been able to take on the year-long crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes last-gasp battle

    Russian-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault Friday in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline, pummeling a strategic railway hub with wave upon wave of shelling in a last-minute grab for territory. At least 26 people were killed across the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal

    Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest ceasefire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Asks UN Security Council to Take Action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia Asks UN Security Council to Take Action on Ukraine

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take rare action on Ukraine by endorsing cease-fire deal …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on… …read more Source:...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out. U.N. diplomats say the council is expected to meet Sunday to vote on the resolution, just hours after the cease-fire is to take effect. The...

    Indispensable Angela Merkel brings conviction to a united Europe
    Feb14

    Indispensable Angela Merkel brings conviction to a united Europe

    German Chancellor’s no-nonsense, no-frills style is well-suited to tackling violence in Ukraine and debt crisis in Greece …read more Source: The Globe and...