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    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, killing five people at a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, as Western leaders confirmed that they would take part…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Raw: Damage from shelling at Ukraine bus station
    Feb11

    Raw: Damage from shelling at Ukraine bus station

    At least two people were killed, according to rebel officials, when a shell hit a city-to-city bus station in downtown Donetsk on Wednesday. (Feb. 11) …read more Source: USA...

    Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict
    Feb11

    Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict

    The talks involving Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are based on peace agreement signed in September but violated almost immediately after its signing. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia’s oil industry is getting ‘crushed’
    Feb11

    Russia’s oil industry is getting ‘crushed’

    The combination of low oil prices and international economic sanctions have thrown Russia’s oil industry into chaos. Oil production in the country was expected to exceed 11 million barrels a day by 2019 but is now expected to fall to below 10.5 million barrels over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy...

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies
    Feb11

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies

    MOSCOW — Pro-Moscow rebels and Ukrainian forces waged intense battles over strategic ground Wednesday as leaders gathered for high-stakes talks seeking to quell the escalating conflict and close rifts between Russia and the West.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.
    Feb11

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Fresh violence in Ukraine lessens hopes for peace. There were signs late Tuesday of a nearing agreement to end the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. And Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed his attendance at the peace talks in Minsk at the last minute. But new fighting overnight has...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law
    Feb11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Ukraine was prepared to introduce martial law nationwide if the separatist conflict in the east escalates further, news agency Interfax reported. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied?
    Feb11

    The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 Things to Know for Today
    Feb11

    10 Things to Know for Today

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Deadly fighting mars Ukraine's final push for peace
    Feb11

    Deadly fighting mars Ukraine's final push for peace

    Kiev said 19 of its soldiers were killed in a day of pro-Russian separatist assaults …read more Source: The Globe and...