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    EU targets 19 individuals, including 5 Russians, with new sanctions linked to Ukraine fighting
    Feb06

    EU targets 19 individuals, including 5 Russians, with new sanctions linked to Ukraine fighting

    The European Union is targeting 19 individuals linked to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, including five Russians, in a new list of sanctions set for approval on Monday. …read more Source: FOX...

    French, German leaders in Moscow for Ukraine peace push
    Feb06

    French, German leaders in Moscow for Ukraine peace push

    Last-minute trip for meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin follow Kiev talks. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine, rebels agree on humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians
    Feb06

    Ukraine, rebels agree on humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians

    Rebel leaders said they reached agreement with Ukrainian authorities to allow the evacuation of civilians from Debaltseve, a key railway hub that has become the main target of a rebel offensive because of its strategic location …read more Source: The Globe and...

    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. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was already in Munich on Friday following talks in Kiev the day before, and was planning on meeting with Iranian...

    Munich conference bringing together major players in frantic push for Ukraine peace
    Feb06

    Munich conference bringing together major players in frantic push for Ukraine peace

    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: FOX...

    Glimmers of hope as stakes rise in Ukraine war
    Feb06

    Glimmers of hope as stakes rise in Ukraine war

    French and German leaders to hand-carry new peace plan to Putin’s office as warring sides in Ukraine agree on limited humanitarian respite …read more Source:...

    Agreement reached to move civilians away from fighting zone in eastern Ukraine
    Feb06

    Agreement reached to move civilians away from fighting zone in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities agreed Friday on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Feb06

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — As the minibus crammed with elderly evacuees idled at the gas station on the outskirts of town Tuesday, Olga Tarasenko, 65, broke down. For several weeks, Tarasenko was holed up in the basement of her apartment building 30 miles southeast in the city of Debaltseve, hiding from near-constant shelling that has turned the area...

    Ukraine crisis: Hollande and Merkel set for Putin talks
    Feb06

    Ukraine crisis: Hollande and Merkel set for Putin talks

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are due to hold talks in Moscow to try to end escalating fighting in east Ukraine. Their meeting with President Vladimir Putin follows urgent talks in Kiev, where a new peace plan was presented. A temporary truce has reportedly been declared to allow some civilian evacuations...

    Ex-NATO chief warns Putin could attack Baltics as Ukraine, rebels reach humanitarian deal
    Feb06

    Ex-NATO chief warns Putin could attack Baltics as Ukraine, rebels reach humanitarian deal

    NATO’s former secretary-general has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin could engineer a Ukraine-style intervention in one of the Baltic republics as the leaders of France and Germany flew to Moscow to make a last-ditch bid for peace in eastern Europe. …read more Source: FOX...