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    Poroshenko seeks U.N. peacekeepers in Ukraine
    Feb19

    Poroshenko seeks U.N. peacekeepers in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 19 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko suggested United Nations peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor Ukraine’s cease-fire. …read more Source: United Press...

    U.K. scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian military planes flying off coast of England
    Feb19

    U.K. scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian military planes flying off coast of England

    The U.K. scrambled fighter jets to intercept and escort two Russian military aircraft flying close to the British coastline amid tensions between NATO countries and Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. AP Photo/Royal AIr ForceIn this photo provided by Britain’s Royal Air Force and taken Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, a Russian military long...

    Fighters laugh, pose for photos as they take control of key Ukrainian town
    Feb19

    Fighters laugh, pose for photos as they take control of key Ukrainian town

    Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed streets of Debaltseve on Thursday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from besieged town. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s finance minister rejects the idea that international bailout lenders’ efforts to help Greece might restrict their ability to support Ukraine in coming years. The International Monetary Fund last week announced a $40 billion support package for Ukraine. It includes $17.5 billion of direct IMF funding,...

    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy
    Feb19

    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former president and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa believes that global solidarity in economic sanctions against Russia would lead President Vladimir Putin to change his aggressive policy. Speaking to The Associated Press on Thursday, Walesa said: “We can quickly win with Putin, but we need solidarity.” Walesa...

    What’s In a Name?
    Feb19

    What’s In a Name?

    There is a new acronym in official Washington: CVE. It stands for “countering violent extremism.” The latter two words comprise the term that President Obama, and his spokespeople in the executive branch, insist on employing in place of Islamist terrorism, which accurately describes the plague that has been inflicted on Christians, Jews, Shia...

    Ukraine’s Phony Peacekeeping Plan
    Feb19

    Ukraine’s Phony Peacekeeping Plan

    It’s a shame that Ukraine’s peacekeeping proposal is probably only a diplomatic maneuver. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko rejects notion of post-Greece ‘bailout fatigue’ by lenders …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s finance minister rejects the idea that international bailout lenders’ efforts to help Greece might restrict their ability to support Ukraine in coming years. …read more Source: U.S....

    Soldiers killed in Debaltseve withdrawl
    Feb19

    Soldiers killed in Debaltseve withdrawl

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling for the deployment of U.N. peacekeepers to monitor a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, amid reports that at least 13 soldiers were killed while withdrawing from the town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: USA...