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    Shivering, Hungry and Tearful in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Shivering, Hungry and Tearful in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    A new separatist offensive and the government’s push to isolate the region are intensifying problems as the fiercest winter weeks arrive on the Ukrainian steppe. …read more Source: The New York...

    Merkel, Hollande push for Ukraine peace
    Feb07

    Merkel, Hollande push for Ukraine peace

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande meet with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in an attempt to move towards a peaceful solution in war-torn Ukraine, as debate over whether or not to arm Ukraine heats up. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia flexes muscles as Ukraine talks begin in Moscow
    Feb07

    Russia flexes muscles as Ukraine talks begin in Moscow

    The leaders of Germany and France arrive in Moscow to press for Ukraine peace talks, as Russian air force helicopters practice ‘precision’ shooting drills near the Ukrainian border. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Feb07

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    A convoy of buses travel to evacuate civilians caught in the crossfire of fighting between government troops and Russian-backed separatists in the town of Debaltseve, Ukraine on Friday, Feb. 6… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Feb07

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a media conference at the EU Council building in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Biden is in Brussels on a one-day trip to meet EU and Belgian lea… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Source: ​Ukraine peace talks “substantive and constructive”
    Feb07

    Source: ​Ukraine peace talks “substantive and constructive”

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, leaders of France and Germany to speak by phone Sunday on peace plan …read more Source:...

    Weekend Roundup: ISIS Savagery Taunts the World
    Feb07

    Weekend Roundup: ISIS Savagery Taunts the World

    The savagery of the Islamic State taunted the world once again this week, striking out at both geopolitically toothless Japan and the tribal kingdom of Jordan. Islamic State fighters beheaded the journalist Kenji Goto and revealed that, in an act of unfathomable cruelty, they had burned alive a captured Jordanian pilot. Last week Japan’s...

    German Defense Minister Says Giving Arms To Ukraine Would Be ‘Catalyst’ For War
    Feb07

    German Defense Minister Says Giving Arms To Ukraine Would Be ‘Catalyst’ For War

    Germany’s defense minister has warned against supplying weapons to Ukraine for fears it could derail the already delicate negotiations for a peaceful solution to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels — a position that may put Germany, a leading member of NATO and U.S. ally, at odds with Washington....

    Attacks in Ukraine leave villagers stranded
    Feb07

    Attacks in Ukraine leave villagers stranded

    CBS News’ Elizabeth Palmer reports from eastern Ukraine where some villages are being hard-hit by attacks from pro-Russian rebels. Where the Ukrainian government is able to help some areas, others are being left with no power or water. …read more Source:...

    ​No power or water in Ukrainian village, only despair
    Feb07

    ​No power or water in Ukrainian village, only despair

    CBS News traveled to war-torn eastern Ukraine where villagers are being stranded by an onslaught of attacks from pro-Russian rebels …read more Source:...