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    Memo From Munich: Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War
    Feb09

    Memo From Munich: Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War

    Officials from Germany and the United States drew very different lessons from the West’s 20th-century showdown with the Soviet Union, as they clashed over whether to arm Kiev’s troops. …read more Source: The New York...

    Is Vladimir Putin a brilliant strategist, tactician, or mad? West must figure out Russia’s endgame
    Feb09

    Is Vladimir Putin a brilliant strategist, tactician, or mad? West must figure out Russia’s endgame

    Amid increased fears of all-out war in Ukraine, European leaders are anxiously analyzing the motivation of the most dangerous politician on the continent …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift
    Feb09

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift

    Comments from a private meeting of American officials and politicians laid bare the contempt of the U.S. for Europe’s attempts to broker peace …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift
    Feb09

    Germany’s Angela Merkel to meet with Harper, Obama over Ukraine crisis amid reports of rift

    OTTAWA — Angela Merkel travels to Ottawa Monday night for a brief meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as the German Chancellor continues her transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis. The German leader will travel to Ottawa from Washington, where she has a previously scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama, amid reports...

    Four-nation talks aimed at Ukraine peace plan
    Feb09

    Four-nation talks aimed at Ukraine peace plan

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed to meet next week in Belarus to discuss terms of a possible cease-fire. It comes on the eve of a critical meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Obama. Julianna Goldman reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hopes for more help from Canada
    Feb09

    Ukraine hopes for more help from Canada

    Ukraine’s current top diplomat in Ottawa says Canada “can do more” to help his country against separatists. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence there and signs of cracks in the transatlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb09

    Leaders scramble to avert ‘dramatic spiral’ in Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence there and signs of cracks in the transatlantic consensus on confronting Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    European leaders to hold peace talks on Ukraine
    Feb09

    European leaders to hold peace talks on Ukraine

    BERLIN — As Russia-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to pick up momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk emerged from a phone call between German Chancellor...

    Did a Tactical Nuke Just Go Off in Ukraine? Big Explosion Rocks Donetsk
    Feb09

    Did a Tactical Nuke Just Go Off in Ukraine? Big Explosion Rocks Donetsk

    On Sunday night, YouTube videos that were being shared shows a big explosion in Donetsk, Ukraine. However, it doesn’t appear to be a “tactical nuclear weapon,” as some claimed, but just a big blast. A series of videos that were uploaded Feb. 8 show a massive explosion going off in the distance, with an orange-red fireball lighting up the...