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    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations
    Feb12

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations

    Brussels Beat: European leaders recognize that the agreement could be rendered as meaningless as the previous cease-fire deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine Dominates Meeting Of E.U. Leaders In Brussels
    Feb12

    Ukraine Dominates Meeting Of E.U. Leaders In Brussels

    Thursday’s summit of EU leaders in Brussels was dominated by news of a possible ceasefire in Ukraine, but other crises like Greek debt and the threat of terrorism were also on the agenda.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Feb12

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    World leaders expressed cautious optimism in the wake of a ceasefire deal that could bring an end to the violence in Ukraine. CBC News looks at key aspects of the agreement. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold
    Feb12

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold

    Skepticism ran high in Kiev and the country’s war-torn east that the latest cease-fire deal would bring little more than a pause before more bloodletting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism
    Feb12

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism

    VICTORIAVILLE, Que. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is encouraged by a comprehensive peace deal reached today between Ukraine and Russia, but says he is being cautious about whether Russia will honour it. The peace deal was hammered out today following all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany at a summit in...

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Feb12

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    A new cease-fire and an overall compact to end the war in eastern Ukraine was announced here on Thursday by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine after marathon overnight bargaining that threatened to derail the attempt. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine
    Feb12

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine

    Many Westerners find Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine mystifying. It has brought Russia economic woe (sanctions and a shattered credit rating) and international isolation. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country
    Feb12

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country

    The new plan replaces a $17 billion emergency bailout that was extended last year after mass street protests in Ukraine ousted the country’s president, Viktor F. Yanukovych; Russia annexed Crimea; and a violent separatist uprising began in the east of… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Senate Confirms Ashton Carter As Secretary Of Defense
    Feb12

    Senate Confirms Ashton Carter As Secretary Of Defense

    WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as President Barack Obama’s next secretary of defense. Carter, 60, who was approved in a 93-5 vote, served as deputy defense secretary, the Pentagon’s No. 2 position, from 2011 to 2013. He was also the Defense...

    News Analysis: Ukraine Cease-Fire Leaves Control of Eastern Border Unsettled
    Feb12

    News Analysis: Ukraine Cease-Fire Leaves Control of Eastern Border Unsettled

    The Minsk accord sets no deadline for the withdrawal of Russian forces, weapons and equipment from eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...