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    Arming Ukraine Will Exploit Putin’s Greatest Weakness
    Feb06

    Arming Ukraine Will Exploit Putin’s Greatest Weakness

    A year ago Americans saw on their televisions Ukrainian protesters hurtling Molotov cocktails at beetle-helmeted riot police. Ukrainians from all walks of life–business executives, working class laborers, PhD students, artists, doctors–had been called to the barricades of Kyiv with the simple goal of overthrowing a president who, for...

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference
    Feb06

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference

    MUNICH (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Obama Stresses Global Leadership In New U.S. Security Strategy
    Feb06

    Obama Stresses Global Leadership In New U.S. Security Strategy

    The White House has unveiled a new national security strategy reasserting the need for U.S. leadership in ensuring a “rules-based international order” and mobilizing global efforts on an array of security fronts, including halting Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference
    Feb06

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference

    MUNICH (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukrainian Authorities, Rebels Evacuate Civilians from Front Line Town
    Feb06

    Ukrainian Authorities, Rebels Evacuate Civilians from Front Line Town

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Gleb Garanich DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Convoys of buses carrying many local residents to safety left the besieged town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine on Friday as government forces kept up artillery fire to defend their positions against pro-Russian separatists. The two convoys of empty buses, one of around 20...

    Welcome to Obama Land
    Feb06

    Welcome to Obama Land

    Since 2008, Barack Obama has struggled with how precisely to define his presidency. Was he the risk-ready transformer his base hoped for and his opponents feared? The hope-and-change candidate who promised to move beyond Washington’s partisan, shark-infested waters? Or was he the risk-averse transactor who by 2014 was talking more soberly...

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town

    In the freezing, muddy winter that plagues eastern Ukraine, dozens of buses rolled down a highway Friday, bringing a glimmer of hope to those trapped for weeks in the crossfire of a relentless war. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukrainian forces, rebels evacuate war-torn town of Debaltseve
    Feb06

    Ukrainian forces, rebels evacuate war-torn town of Debaltseve

    Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities sent in buses Friday to remove civilians from the epicentre of fighting in the town of Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande were heading to Moscow on Friday to press for peace in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed rebels were fighting government troops. The United States has been reconsidering whether to provide Ukraine defensive weapons and other lethal aid since the recent spike in violence...

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is questioning the willingness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine as the leaders of Germany and France are seeking such a deal in Moscow…. …read more Source: Associated...