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    Ukraine president holds two mitts full of Russian passports and military IDs dropped by soldiers
    Feb07

    Ukraine president holds two mitts full of Russian passports and military IDs dropped by soldiers

    MUNICH — Ukraine’s president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not “frozen,” and pressed Kyiv’s case to be supplied with defensive weapons. Petro Poroshenko spoke amid a hectic flurry of diplomacy. Hours earlier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

    Germany balks at Ukraine appeal for arms to fight rebels
    Feb07

    Germany balks at Ukraine appeal for arms to fight rebels

    French president warns of war if crisis in Ukraine is not resolved quickly. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine mission ends with promise of more talks
    Feb07

    Ukraine mission ends with promise of more talks

    It remains unclear if a Angela Merkel and François Hollande initiative for peace in Ukraine discussed with Vladimir Putin Friday would succeed. The FT reports. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘Can’t Stop Russian Armour’
    Feb07

    Ukraine ‘Can’t Stop Russian Armour’

    Ukrainian government troops are being outgunned by pro-Russian rebels because they lack new anti-tank weapons and radars, a military expert says. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Kommunar, East Ukraine: ‘Nothing To Eat, Nothing To Do, No Point In Life’
    Feb07

    Kommunar, East Ukraine: ‘Nothing To Eat, Nothing To Do, No Point In Life’

    Life in Kommunar was never easy; the last thing the depressed mining settlement needed was a war. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S-Germany Rift on Ukraine Aids Putin
    Feb07

    U.S-Germany Rift on Ukraine Aids Putin

    Some European leaders are in a full court press to oppose Washington’s potential plan to give lethal aid to the Ukrainian military. The problem is, there has …read more Source:...

    #Victory for #Ukraine (Photo)
    Feb07

    #Victory for #Ukraine (Photo)

    Victory for Ukraine …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    Actors with the Donbass Opera Theatre take their bow after a performance of Eugene Onegin in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. For the few dozen spectators that turn up, the weekly per… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Angela Merkel uncertain whether Ukraine talks will succeed
    Feb07

    Angela Merkel uncertain whether Ukraine talks will succeed

    MUNICH – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday it’s uncertain whether a flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the crisis in Ukraine will succeed, and warned that there are no guarantees any deal would stick. Merkel, speaking after two days of hastily arranged meetings in Kyiv and Moscow, also bluntly underlined her opposition to the...

    Kerry’s breaking news to Russian minister: new grandchild
    Feb07

    Kerry’s breaking news to Russian minister: new grandchild

    MUNICH (AP) — Tensions between the United States and Russia are running high over Ukraine but that didn’t stop U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry from sharing some personal news with Russia’s foreign minister. …read more Source: U.S....