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    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine
    Feb17

    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine.At a news conference… …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine Struggles as Violence Continues
    Feb17

    Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine Struggles as Violence Continues

    Rebels say they have taken control of key transportation hub Debaltseve. …read more Source: U.S....

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia
    Feb17

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister says his country has reached a “political agreement” with Moscow on a new gas deal, Hungary’s main aim in hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Tuesday after his meeting with Putin that only “technical” details needed to be finalized on the deal...

    Kyiv Confirms Separatists Take Parts Of Debaltseve As Battle Continues
    Feb17

    Kyiv Confirms Separatists Take Parts Of Debaltseve As Battle Continues

    ​Kyiv has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists have seized parts of Debaltseve from government troops, and said fighting was continuing in the eastern Ukrainian town despite a cease-fire deal agreed last week in Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European leaders reject Israel’s calls for Jews to migrate
    Feb17

    European leaders reject Israel’s calls for Jews to migrate

    PARIS — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Denmark, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from Israel’s prime minister for a mass migration of the continent’s Jews to Israel, urging unity instead. Frenchmen have been accused of three deadly attacks on Jewish sites since 2012: one at a...

    Ukraine’s President Is Trapped With His Troops
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s President Is Trapped With His Troops

    Ukrainian rebels want one last victory, but Kiev is unwilling to admit its last defeat. …read more Source:...

    Kiev Demands ‘Tough’ Response From West Against Russia Over Broken Truce
    Feb17

    Kiev Demands ‘Tough’ Response From West Against Russia Over Broken Truce

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday demanded a “tough reaction” from the West against Russia over a broken ceasefire deal in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, his office said. …read more Source:...

    Rebels claim key Ukraine city as pullback deadline passes
    Feb17

    Rebels claim key Ukraine city as pullback deadline passes

    Both sides indicated Monday that they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so. …read more Source: USA...

    Poroshenko condemns rebels actions in east Ukraine town
    Feb17

    Poroshenko condemns rebels actions in east Ukraine town

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called a push by pro-Russian rebels to take control of the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine a ‘cynical attack’ on the ceasefire peace deal. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution endorsing the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to fully carry it out. The council’s current president, China, announced the meeting Tuesday. An expected vote over the weekend had been delayed when...