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    Debaltseve: The most dangerous place in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Debaltseve: The most dangerous place in Ukraine

    Photo gallery: Scenes from Ukrainian community considered the most dangerous place in the country. …read more Source:...

    Can Minsk talks end violence in Ukraine?
    Feb11

    Can Minsk talks end violence in Ukraine?

    CNN’s Erin McLaughlin looks at the violence that has engulfed Ukraine in the months leading up to the Minsk peace talks. …read more Source:...

    U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?
    Feb11

    U.S. faces quandary: Will sending arms to Ukraine help or do harm?

    President Obama says he is weighing the growing calls for U.S. military aid to badly outgunned Ukraine in its nearly yearlong struggle against separatists armed and instigated by Russia. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian bank that hired John Baird’s onetime chief-of-staff removed from list of firms facing sanctions
    Feb11

    Russian bank that hired John Baird’s onetime chief-of-staff removed from list of firms facing sanctions

    A Russian bank hired John Baird’s onetime provincial chief of staff to lobby the federal government to get the bank removed from the list of Russian firms facing sanctions over Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. The then-Foreign Affairs Minister subsequently removed the bank from the list, but he and the lobbyist both say they never...

    Smoking Putin Out of His Cave
    Feb11

    Smoking Putin Out of His Cave

    To arm or not to arm, that is the question. With battles raging in eastern Ukraine, it should be abundantly clear that the euro-Atlantic community is involved in the most serious conflict since the end of the Cold War — less bloody, so far, but more dangerous than the Balkan wars. Absent a true breakthrough in the Angela Merkel-Francois Hollande...

    We may be close to a peace deal on Ukraine
    Feb11

    We may be close to a peace deal on Ukraine

    At the time I’m writing this, it’s still not entirely clear whether there will be a meeting in Minsk on Wednesday to hammer out a peace deal for Ukraine. But, unlike last Friday, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande flew to Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, I believe a deal...

    Inside Ukraine: The Donetsk airport in ruins
    Feb11

    Inside Ukraine: The Donetsk airport in ruins

    Photographer Sergey Ponomarev tours the Donetsk airport, which is now controlled by pro-Russian rebel forces. The airport was the Ukrainian government’s last toehold in Donetsk until an intense, bloody battle in late January forced their troops to retreat. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine troops, pro-Russia rebels intensify clashes
    Feb11

    Ukraine troops, pro-Russia rebels intensify clashes

    As both sides sought to gain more ground ahead of peace talks, Germany urged them to halt their fighting for fears it could derail Wednesday’s summit …read more Source:...

    Open Source: On YouTube, Vivid Evidence of War’s Horror in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Open Source: On YouTube, Vivid Evidence of War’s Horror in Ukraine

    The war in Ukraine can be viewed, in all its horror and brutality, by anyone with an Internet connection. …read more Source: The New York...

    News Wrap: Assad says he gets indirect info on U.S. airstrikes
    Feb11

    News Wrap: Assad says he gets indirect info on U.S. airstrikes

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. air campaign against Islamic State forces got a boost today, when an Arab ally rejoined the fight. The United Arab Emirates launched airstrikes against the militants inside Syria for the first time in more than a month. Meanwhile, on the BBC, Syrian President Bashar Assad said the U.S. is keeping him informed about the...