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    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis
    Feb08

    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis

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    Ukraine Peace Talks Gather Momentum as 4-Way Summit Planned
    Feb08

    Ukraine Peace Talks Gather Momentum as 4-Way Summit Planned

    As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk emerged from a phone call between German Chancellor Angela...

    Analysis: Behind the scenes, Kazakhstan seeks to resolve Ukrainian stalemate
    Feb08

    Analysis: Behind the scenes, Kazakhstan seeks to resolve Ukrainian stalemate

    John C.K. Daly The article details quiet but persistent Kazakh efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis through mediation …read more Source: United Press...

    Hungry and homeless: In eastern Ukraine, Europe sees worsening humanitarian crisis
    Feb08

    Hungry and homeless: In eastern Ukraine, Europe sees worsening humanitarian crisis

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Larisa Yakovenko survived a direct rocket strike on her single-story Debaltseve cottage. But with the wreckage strewn about and her exit blocked, the 49-year-old woman with a disability was certain she would die from exposure to the cold or starvation, as she lay helpless amid the smoldering rubble. “I thought I...

    As Debaltseve Residents Try to Flee, the Window Closes
    Feb08

    As Debaltseve Residents Try to Flee, the Window Closes

    For seven months, the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, northeast of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, has been battered by shelling from rebel forces on all sides. …read more Source: The New York...

    Leaders Scramble to Avert ‘Dramatic Spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Leaders Scramble to Avert ‘Dramatic Spiral’ in Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence. …read more Source:...

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk
    Feb08

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk

    By MATTHEW LEE and GEIR MOULSON read more …read more Source: CNS...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Desperation and Destruction in a Contested City
    Feb08

    In Eastern Ukraine, Desperation and Destruction in a Contested City

    Debaltseve, a crucial rail junction, has become the main focus of combat in eastern Ukraine, and has been battered by shelling from rebel forces eager to control it. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia is getting military bases in an EU state
    Feb08

    Russia is getting military bases in an EU state

    Cyprus has offered Russia to have air and navy bases on its territory. Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades announced that the country is ready to host Russian aviation and naval bases. The official agreement on military cooperation between the two nations is expedcted be signed on February 25, 2015, according to Lenta.ru. “There is an old...

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk
    Feb08

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk

    BERLIN — As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week.The proposed meeting Wednesday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk emerged from a phone call between German Chancellor...