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    Stocks Rise, Nearing Record Highs
    Feb12

    Stocks Rise, Nearing Record Highs

    U.S. stocks climbed, with major benchmarks nearing record highs, buoyed by a truce deal in Ukraine and strong quarterly earnings reports. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Watch:  Ceasefire Deal a ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    Watch: Ceasefire Deal a ‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine and Russia agree to peace deal after marathon negotiations in Minsk, Belarus. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations
    Feb12

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations

    Brussels Beat: European leaders recognize that the agreement could be rendered as meaningless as the previous cease-fire deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold
    Feb12

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold

    Skepticism ran high in Kiev and the country’s war-torn east that the latest cease-fire deal would bring little more than a pause before more bloodletting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism
    Feb12

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism

    VICTORIAVILLE, Que. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is encouraged by a comprehensive peace deal reached today between Ukraine and Russia, but says he is being cautious about whether Russia will honour it. The peace deal was hammered out today following all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany at a summit in...

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Feb12

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    A new cease-fire and an overall compact to end the war in eastern Ukraine was announced here on Thursday by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine after marathon overnight bargaining that threatened to derail the attempt. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    WATCH: Another wild brawl erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament
    Feb12

    WATCH: Another wild brawl erupts in the Ukrainian Parliament

    Another wild brawl erupted on Thursday in the Ukrainian parliament between two lawmakers whose argument over a bill ended in fisticuffs. …read more Source: Global...

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine
    Feb12

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine

    Many Westerners find Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine mystifying. It has brought Russia economic woe (sanctions and a shattered credit rating) and international isolation. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    This is the simplest explanation of why Putin is so opposed to NATO
    Feb12

    This is the simplest explanation of why Putin is so opposed to NATO

    Putin’s suspicion of NATO can be boiled down to one simple explanation: geography. At the height of the Cold War and the Soviet Union’s power, the USSR and its allied Warsaw Pact countries encompassed half of Europe and almost the entirety of Central Asia. But after the demise of the USSR in 1989, lands once within Moscow’s...

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country
    Feb12

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country

    The new plan replaces a $17 billion emergency bailout that was extended last year after mass street protests in Ukraine ousted the country’s president, Viktor F. Yanukovych; Russia annexed Crimea; and a violent separatist uprising began in the east of… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...