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    Obama Tells Putin In Call To Agree To Ukraine Peace Deal
    Feb10

    Obama Tells Putin In Call To Agree To Ukraine Peace Deal

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to discuss escalating violence in eastern Ukraine and urged him to agree to a peace deal, the White House said. “President Obama underscored the rising human toll of the fighting and underscored the importance of President Putin...

    Obama talks to leaders of Russia, Ukraine ahead of talks
    Feb10

    Obama talks to leaders of Russia, Ukraine ahead of talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN’-koh) is updating President Barack Obama about a new round of peace talks aimed at securing a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Obama Calls Putin To Urge Peaceful Solution In Ukraine
    Feb10

    Obama Calls Putin To Urge Peaceful Solution In Ukraine

    The White House says U.S. President Barack Obama called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine, urging him ahead of major talks in Minsk to reach a peaceful resolution to the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In call, Obama warns Putin on Ukraine
    Feb10

    In call, Obama warns Putin on Ukraine

    President Obama called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to warn that Russia risks greater costs if it continues to provide separatists operating in Eastern Ukraine with troops, weapons and financing.The call came ahead of discussions… …read more Source: The...

    Putin Convinces El-Sissi to Let Russia Build Egypt’s First Nuclear Plant
    Feb10

    Putin Convinces El-Sissi to Let Russia Build Egypt’s First Nuclear Plant

    CAIRO—Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart said on Tuesday that the two countries plan to jointly build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, as well as boost trade relations and investments. Putin’s landmark two-day visit to Cairo, during which he was feted with much pomp and pageantry, came as Russia faces...

    USA Today Publishes Map of Ukraine Without Crimea
    Feb10

    USA Today Publishes Map of Ukraine Without Crimea

    While the Western world refuses to recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, one of its largest newspapers just did. On Tuesday, the front page of USA Today displayed a map of Ukraine that does not include the Crimean peninsula, which Moscow seized last year and voted to formally annex in March. A spokesperson for the newspaper giant did not...

    Obama talks to leaders of Russia, Ukraine ahead of talks
    Feb10

    Obama talks to leaders of Russia, Ukraine ahead of talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday with the leaders of both Russia and Ukraine, one day before they meet for talks aimed at… …read more Source:...

    Battle Rages on in Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises
    Feb10

    Battle Rages on in Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises

    More blood spills in eastern Ukraine. Officials say rockets rained down on the government-held city of Kramatorsk, killing at least seven and wounding dozens. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    Ahead of peace talks, both sides claim significant advances and Ukraine government accuses rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Life during wartime in Ukraine
    Feb10

    Life during wartime in Ukraine

    People living in the eastern regions battle for heat, food and shelter …read more Source: Toronto...