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    From Georgia to Ukraine — lessons on surrender
    Feb06

    From Georgia to Ukraine — lessons on surrender

    Georgia’s example in breaking with its Soviet past inspires many Ukrainians. Georgian reformers from former President Mikheil Saakashvili’s cabinet have taken high-profile posts in the Ukrainian government recently, and Saakashvili himself is widely seen as a candidate for the job of chief corruption fighter in Kyiv. So perhaps the...

    White House to Unveil Call for ‘Strategic Patience’
    Feb06

    White House to Unveil Call for ‘Strategic Patience’

    Critics of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy have for years assailed his administration for responding too slowly to crises ranging from Syria to Russia. In a far-reaching blueprint laying out the administration’s worldview, the White House on Friday will defend its deliberate approach and make clear that it intends to continue...

    Expert: Sending Weapons to Ukraine Would Embolden Putin
    Feb06

    Expert: Sending Weapons to Ukraine Would Embolden Putin

    As Western leaders step up their efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, one analyst says any peace deal must include the proviso that the Ukrainian government has to deal with separatist leaders. “As absolutely distasteful as that notion is – that these entities have come to existence through force, that...

    German, French leaders take peace plan to Moscow
    Feb06

    German, French leaders take peace plan to Moscow

    The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow. …read more Source:...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for eastern Ukraine
    Feb06

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for eastern Ukraine

    The trip by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, who will follow by meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Moscow, came as concerns rose about whether the U.S. would grant lethal aid to Ukraine and as NATO formed a quick-reaction force of 5,000 soldiers in response to Russia’s increased...

    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine
    Feb06

    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine

    U.S. Senator John McCain called on the U.S. and NATO to provide “lethal” assistance to Ukraine. The one-time presidential candidate and Republican senator from Arizona said Russian actions in Ukraine presents the “gravest threat to European security in decades.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that...

    “How I Am Supposed to Sleep Here?” – Donetsk Resident
    Feb06

    “How I Am Supposed to Sleep Here?” – Donetsk Resident

    Broken homes in Donetsk. Residents in Ukraine’s east are trying to piece together what is left of what they once called home. This is what war left behind, as violence escalates in the east. A man walks through the remains of his apartment. He says a shell hit the apartment of an elderly woman next door. He says she is lucky to be alive....

    Short of resources, Ukrainians continue to fight rebels
    Feb06

    Short of resources, Ukrainians continue to fight rebels

    Although no military aid has come their way, Ukrainian solders are determined to maintain their battle against Russian-backed separatists …read more Source:...

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe
    Feb06

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe

    The Harper government struck a provocative pose, telling Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine and promising to campaign for NATO membership for a former Soviet republic …read more Source: Vancouver...

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn
    Feb06

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn

    Brooklyn isn’t just for hipsters anymore. Manhattan may be known as New York City’s Silicon Alley, but Brooklyn — its neighbor to the east — is buzzing with startups too. We rounded up some of the coolest startups in Brooklyn. They solve problems — like delivering your packages on your own time so you never miss the UPS guys again....