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    European leaders to breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit
    Feb09

    European leaders to breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine aim to hold a summit in Minsk this week as they try to stem fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials in Germany and France said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Merkel requests Monday meeting with Harper
    Feb08

    Merkel requests Monday meeting with Harper

    The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on Monday night as she continues her frenzied transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis. The influential German leader will be in Washington earlier Monday for a previously scheduled meeting with...

    Merkel asks for quick chat with Harper amid diplomacy tour
    Feb08

    Merkel asks for quick chat with Harper amid diplomacy tour

    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Deauville, Northern France, in 2014. (Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters) OTTAWA – The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on Monday night as she continues her frenzied...

    Biden Signals Support For Ukraine Ahead Of Minsk Meeting, Meets With Georgia Leader
    Feb08

    Biden Signals Support For Ukraine Ahead Of Minsk Meeting, Meets With Georgia Leader

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Sunday met with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibasvili in Munich, amid discussions on whether Europe and the United States should bolster Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. Biden urged Georgia, which fought a brief war with Russia in 2006 when Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared their...

    European leaders to hold breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit
    Feb08

    European leaders to hold breathe new life into Ukraine peace plan with Minsk summit

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine aim to hold a summit in Minsk this week as they try to stem fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials in Germany and France said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Merkel asked for quick face time with Harper, as her meeting with Putin looms
    Feb08

    Merkel asked for quick face time with Harper, as her meeting with Putin looms

    The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on Monday night as she continues her frenzied transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis. The influential German leader will be in Washington earlier Monday for a previously scheduled meeting with...

    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis
    Feb08

    Washington Week: Focus on Ukraine Crisis

    …read more Source: Voice of...

    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...

    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...

    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...