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    Ukrainian Parliament Endorses Nominee For Prosecutor-General
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Parliament Endorses Nominee For Prosecutor-General

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to endorse President Petro Poroshenko’s nominee for prosecutor-general. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed
    Feb10

    Ukraine: Hollande Determined for Peace Talks to Succeed

    Ukraine: Hollande determined for peace talks to succeed, but without any certainty …read more Source: ABC...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 7 dead in artillery attack

    Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances. The government accused the Russian-backed rebels of killing seven people and wounding 58 by shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace
    Feb10

    Rockets fly in eastern Ukraine despite talk of peace

    With world leaders striving to find a solution to the crisis in Ukraine, rocket attacks in Kramatorsk and Luhansk are driving a rebel recruitment drive in Donetsk. Nathan Frandino reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary
    Feb10

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary

    A U.S. Senate committee has backed President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia
    Feb10

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia

    A ranking Kremlin official has accused the United States of attempting to drag Russia into the Ukraine conflict with the aim of weakening Moscow and effecting regime change, according to excerpts of an interview published Tuesday by a Russian government daily. “For the U.S., Ukraine in and of itself is not a matter of interest. Their aim is to...

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official
    Feb10

    Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Brand New Rocket System Used In Attack, Says Government Official

    Rockets hit a government-controlled town in Ukraine Tuesday about 50 miles from the front line, where government troops are nearly surrounded by rebel forces. At least six people were killed and 21 wounded, according to Agence France-Presse. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the rockets were part of a state-of-the-art Russian system that...

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk

    BERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital.The ministry says that officials from the four countries will meet again in Minsk Tuesday evening, following a meeting in Berlin until late...

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels
    Feb10

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels

    Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko will not be present at a summit on east Ukraine this week but his actions will help determine the success or failure of any peace deal. While Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in the West as holding the key to peace, Zakharchenko is regarded vital for ensuring Moscow’s decisions are...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents…. …read more Source: Associated...