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    US And European Leaders Clash Over Confronting Putin On Ukraine
    Feb07

    US And European Leaders Clash Over Confronting Putin On Ukraine

    (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel warned on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing a sharp rebuke from a leading U.S. senator who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. …read more Source: International Business...

    Biden to Putin: Get out of Ukraine
    Feb07

    Biden to Putin: Get out of Ukraine

    Following a week of escalation in eastern Ukraine, Vice President Biden had some strong words for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily. …read more Source: U.S....

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily.Inside the city’s opera… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president presses for quick cease-fire
    Feb07

    Ukraine president presses for quick cease-fire

    MUNICH (AP) — A flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the conflict in Ukraine will bring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other players together at a conference in Germany.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Biden blasts Putin
    Feb07

    Biden blasts Putin

    Vice President Biden offered strong words Saturday against Russia’s moves in Ukraine, suggesting Russian President Vladimir Putin would buck any peace proposal and accusing the leader of “using psychiatric institutions to quell dissent.””We all… …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Putin Suggests U.S. Bent On World Domination
    Feb07

    Russia’s Putin Suggests U.S. Bent On World Domination

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia is facing Cold War-style containment efforts at the hands of the West and will oppose world domination by a single country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine peace deal ‘worth an attempt’ says Joe Biden, but Germany unsure of Russia’s intentions
    Feb07

    Ukraine peace deal ‘worth an attempt’ says Joe Biden, but Germany unsure of Russia’s intentions

    MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kyiv Thursday and...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    Inside the city’s opera house, the strains of Peter Tchaikovsky’s tragic masterpiece Eugene Onegin briefly drowned out the boom of artillery fire Saturday. For the few dozen spectators that turn up, the opera’s weekly performances serve as a respite from the war raging outside between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    By BALINT SZLANKO read more …read more Source: CNS...