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    Diplomacy on Ukraine ‘cannot go on indefinitely’: Hollande
    Feb05

    Diplomacy on Ukraine ‘cannot go on indefinitely’: Hollande

    Paris (AFP) – President Francois Hollande said Thursday that while France and Berlin had chosen diplomacy rather than arming Kiev troops against the pro-Russian separatists, negotiations could not drag on forever.Other than arming Ukraine “there is another option, it is not certain it will succeed but if we don’t try we will...

    Hollande, Merkel to visit Kiev, Moscow in push for Ukraine peace
    Feb05

    Hollande, Merkel to visit Kiev, Moscow in push for Ukraine peace

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would visit Kiev later Thursday, before heading to Moscow, in a fresh push to find a solution to the raging conflict in eastern Ukraine.”Ukraine is at war. Heavy weapons are being used and civilians are being killed daily,” Hollande told...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative. …read more Source: U.S....

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with new peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with new peace initiative

    The leaders of France and Germany were carrying a new peace initiative to the Ukrainian and Russian capitals Thursday, amid a flurry of high-level diplomacy to end what French President Francois Hollande called a war on Europe’s edge. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO to beef up response force on Russian actions in Ukraine
    Feb05

    NATO to beef up response force on Russian actions in Ukraine

    NATO’s is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian actions in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism, the head of the military alliance announced Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

    A Two-Pronged Approach by U.S. to End Fighting in Ukraine
    Feb05

    A Two-Pronged Approach by U.S. to End Fighting in Ukraine

    Visits by John Kerry to Kiev, Ukraine, and Joseph R. Biden Jr. to Brussels will focus on trying to restore a peace agreement that has been repeatedly violated. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine situation ‘dire’ and worsening, U.S. official says
    Feb05

    Ukraine situation ‘dire’ and worsening, U.S. official says

    The current scenario in eastern Ukraine is a “dire security situation and grave acceleration of the fighting on the ground,” a senior U.S. State Department official said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    John Kerry travels to Ukraine as U.S. considers sending weapons
    Feb05

    John Kerry travels to Ukraine as U.S. considers sending weapons

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    The leaders of France and Germany were carrying a new peace initiative to the Ukrainian and Russian capitals Thursday, amid a flurry of high-level diplomacy to end what French President Francois Hollande called a war on Europe’s edge. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative. Speaking at a news conference in Paris and describing the Ukrainian conflict as a war, Hollande said the two will go to Kiev on Thursday and then head to Moscow the following day with a proposal “based on...