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    Few Believe Minsk Summit Will End Fighting in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Few Believe Minsk Summit Will End Fighting in Ukraine

    There is little hope that a peace summit in Minsk will end fighting in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels are seeking independence from Kyiv. As German and French leaders sat with their counterparts from Ukraine and Russia to negotiate a deal to end hostilities between Ukrainian troops and the separatists, at least two people were killed...

    Leaders to sign document after Minsk talks on Ukraine: source
    Feb12

    Leaders to sign document after Minsk talks on Ukraine: source

    MINSK (Reuters) – Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will sign a document following all-night talks in Minsk on solving the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Overshadowed by Fighting
    Feb12

    Ukraine Peace Talks Overshadowed by Fighting

    Residents of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine say they’re still in shock after a rocket attack killed at least 15 civilians Tuesday, ….as pro-Russian separatists tighten pressure on Kiev by launching some of the war’s worst fighting. One woman has already packed her bags. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Gary Clement on the Ukraine crisis
    Feb12

    Gary Clement on the Ukraine crisis

    RelatedDeath toll rises to 19 and 78 wounded in day of fighting in Ukraine before peace talks begin in BelarusA full archive of Gary Clement’s comics …read more Source: National...

    News Analysis: In Ukraine, It’s Putin’s Game
    Feb12

    News Analysis: In Ukraine, It’s Putin’s Game

    In Minsk, Europe’s often fractious leaders confronted the reality that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia retains the upper hand precisely because he is prepared to use military force to get what he wants in diplomacy. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia, Ukraine at impasse as peace talks drag on
    Feb12

    Russia, Ukraine at impasse as peace talks drag on

    As both sides seek to renew ceasefire, Putin demands autonomy for rebel regions and an assurance Ukraine will not join NATO, while Poroshenko threatens martial law …read more Source: The Globe and...

    10 Things to Know for Thursday
    Feb12

    10 Things to Know for Thursday

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ottawa open to giving Kiev military aid if consensus achieved among allies
    Feb12

    Ottawa open to giving Kiev military aid if consensus achieved among allies

    Defence Minister Kenney says Canada is willing to engage in a training and advisory role, but other Western allies must consent …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Attack on Ukrainian bus station kills five, injures nine, ahead of peace talks (+video)
    Feb12

    Attack on Ukrainian bus station kills five, injures nine, ahead of peace talks (+video)

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine Wednesday ahead of a four-way summit in Belarus with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, later in the day. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    News Wrap: Western countries evacuate embassies in Yemen
    Feb12

    News Wrap: Western countries evacuate embassies in Yemen

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq has done little to stop foreign fighters from joining the Islamic State. U.S. intelligence leaders told a House hearing today that some 20,000 foreign fighters from 90 countries have joined the militants. That includes up to 150 Americans who’ve tried to reach the war zone inside Syria....