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    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine
    Feb08

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine

    Comments by officials from Germany, the United States, Ukraine and Russia, all attending a major security conference in Munich on Saturday, indicate there are still big gaps between the U.S. and European view of the Ukraine crisis, on the one hand, and Russia’s position, on the other. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports....

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine
    Feb08

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine

    MUNICH — Diplomats and politicians raced on Saturday to devise a strategy for halting the fierce combat and mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine, with the focus on how best to get Russia to pull back its troops and heavy weaponry. The crisis in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are under siege from separatists supported and...

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid
    Feb08

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid

    Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to prove he wants peace in Ukraine, warning both sides a new Franco-German peace drive may be a last chance to stop all-out war.In a dramatic gesture at a gathering of world leaders in Germany, Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?
    Feb08

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

    Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine president, pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Feb07

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine president, pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    MUNICH — Ukraine’s president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe’s edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to confer with the leaders of … …read...

    Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation
    Feb07

    Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says Russian President Vladimir Putin faces a choice to either “get out” of Ukraine or face “continued international isolation” and domestic economic problems. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donetsk Residents in Constant Fear of Shelling
    Feb07

    Donetsk Residents in Constant Fear of Shelling

    As international leaders seek an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine on the sidelines of a Munich security conference… …residents in Donetsk say they live in constant fear of shelling. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Humanitarian crisis growing in Ukraine amid civilian mass exodus
    Feb07

    Humanitarian crisis growing in Ukraine amid civilian mass exodus

    The post Humanitarian crisis growing in Ukraine amid civilian mass exodus appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko shows Russian passports as proof of Russian troops in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Poroshenko shows Russian passports as proof of Russian troops in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe’s edge. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Biden Says Ukraine Has Right to Defend Itself Against Russia
    Feb07

    Biden Says Ukraine Has Right to Defend Itself Against Russia

    SCRIPT: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that Washington wanted a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine but added that Kiev had a right to defend itself against Russia and that the United States would provide it with the means to do so. “The president and I agree we must spare no effort to save lives and resolve the...