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    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Unsure Russia’s reaction
    Feb25

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Unsure Russia’s reaction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. defense leaders are telling Congress that the Obama administration is still debating whether to provide lethal,… …read more Source:...

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington
    Feb25

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington

    For the first time since a ceasefire came into effect on Feb. 15, and in fact for the first time in several weeks, Ukrainian officials reported Wednesday that there had been no deaths in East Ukraine over the previous 24-hour period. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

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    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy
    Feb25

    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy

    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s showdowns with Moscow deepened Wednesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off natural gas within days, displaying the Kremlin’s economic leverage even amid efforts to quiet fighting in eastern Ukraine.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’
    Feb25

    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’

    DVIDSHUB/Flickr Newspaper editors, lend me your ears: Please, never allow the phrase “muscular foreign policy” to blight your pages again. Yesterday, Jonathan Martin and Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times used variations of it three times in a single article. Republican presidential candidates, they declared, “are “scrambling to outmuscle one...

    Putin’s cold war: Kremlin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin’s cold war: Kremlin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine
    Feb25

    Russia’s Putin Threatens To Cut Off Shipment Of Gas Supplies To Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will cut gas supplies to Ukraine if it fails to pay in advance for future deliveries. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Moscow Court Hands ‘Death Sentence’ to Hunger-Striking Ukrainian MP
    Feb25

    Moscow Court Hands ‘Death Sentence’ to Hunger-Striking Ukrainian MP

    An appeals court in Moscow today refused to bring forward the trial date of the Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for over 70 days. The ruling could mean that Savchenko will die in pretrial detention, and her campaigners have slammed the decision as effectively being a “death sentence”. Russia charged Savchenko, 33,...

    Ukraine crisis: Should Canada push the West to provide weapons?
    Feb25

    Ukraine crisis: Should Canada push the West to provide weapons?

    Before brokering the latest sputtering ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the hawks, both in Washington and across the Ukrainian diaspora, about arming Kyiv’s forces to battle Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: National...

    British Blogger Raises Awkward Questions on Russia’s Role in Ukraine
    Feb25

    British Blogger Raises Awkward Questions on Russia’s Role in Ukraine

    It was not an unusual evening for war blogger Eliot Higgins. As he was rocking his infant son to sleep in his bedroom in the English city of Leicester, Higgins, who has written in-depth reports on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, was engaging in an online war of words with a pro-Kremlin blogger over Twitter. This time he and his Bellingcat...