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Section: US & Canada

    The Geopolitical Stakes of America’s Trade Policy
    Feb18

    The Geopolitical Stakes of America’s Trade Policy

    This century’s defining battle could be won or lost without a shot fired. As President Barack Obama’s National Security Strategy makes clear, the rules-based system we have led since World War II is competing against alternative, more mercantilist models. Unlike past challenges to American leadership, this competition is primarily...

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub
    Feb18

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub

    Rebels claim to capture key rail hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire …read more Source:...

    Ukraine-Russia Truce Crumbles as Rebels Press Debaltsevo
    Feb17

    Ukraine-Russia Truce Crumbles as Rebels Press Debaltsevo

    A Ukrainian official said the pro-Russian forces used small arms and grenades. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub
    Feb17

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine says gov’t troops taken prisoner in Debaltseve, denies town seized by rebels
    Feb17

    Ukraine says gov’t troops taken prisoner in Debaltseve, denies town seized by rebels

    Under a near-constant barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels fought Tuesday for control of the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, a battle impeding implementation of a peace plan. …read more Source: CTV...

    UN Security Council Approves Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Feb17

    UN Security Council Approves Ukraine Cease-Fire

    UNITED NATIONS—The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a Russian-drafted resolution that endorses the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine, stresses the country’s independence and calls on all parties involved to fully carry it out. An expected vote over the weekend was delayed when other council members pressed Russia to...

    Putin Warns on Ukraine Weapon Deliveries
    Feb17

    Putin Warns on Ukraine Weapon Deliveries

    Deliveries of weapons to Ukraine’s army will only lead to a greater loss of lives in the conflict between Kiev and pro-Russia separatists, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Budapest Tuesday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Fresh Fighting in Ukraine Threatens Cease-Fire
    Feb17

    Fresh Fighting in Ukraine Threatens Cease-Fire

    Russian-backed separatists fought street-to-street to oust Ukrainian forces from the strategic transport hub of Debaltseve, further darkening hopes for a European-brokered cease-fire that was negotiated last week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Bombarded Government Troops Encircled in East Ukraine
    Feb17

    Pro-Russian Rebels Bombarded Government Troops Encircled in East Ukraine

    A Reuters witness near the front line said artillery rounds rocked the town of Debaltseve every five seconds and black smoke rose skywards, despite a truce that has eased fighting in many areas since the European-brokered deal took effect on… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin suggests US is already sending arms to Ukraine
    Feb17

    Putin suggests US is already sending arms to Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine. At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Putin was asked how he assessed the possible consequences if the United States decides to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine in its fight...