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    UN Aviation Agency Hoping To Open New Black Sea Air Route
    Feb05

    UN Aviation Agency Hoping To Open New Black Sea Air Route

    The UN aviation agency is hoping to open a new route for commercial aircraft in international airspace over the Black Sea that will be managed by Ukraine and without “interference” from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb05

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    The ECB lifted an important waiver for Greece and funds linked to the country’s stocks plunged. The ECB scrapped the waiver which previously allowed the country’s banks to use (junk-rated) Greek government bonds as collateral for lending, which has been removed now that a successful completion of Greece’s bailout now looks...

    NATO Due To Set Up Command Centers
    Feb05

    NATO Due To Set Up Command Centers

    NATO defense ministers are due to expand the alliance’s presence in Eastern Europe by setting up a network of small command centers that could rapidly reinforce the region in the event of any threat from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry Due To Meet Poroshenko In Kyiv
    Feb05

    Kerry Due To Meet Poroshenko In Kyiv

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to hold talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on February 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama’s Pentagon Pick vs The White House
    Feb05

    Obama’s Pentagon Pick vs The White House

    One minute, the incoming Defense Secretary floats the idea of arming Ukraine to stop Putin. The next, that idea is being shot down from the White House podium. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US tilts toward arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    US tilts toward arming Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is tilting toward sending arms to Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed rebels as three Cabinet-level officials head to Europe for consultations with Ukrainian officials and NATO allies. …read more Source: U.S....

    Donetsk Journal: Ukraine City at War’s Edge Clings to Arts
    Feb05

    Donetsk Journal: Ukraine City at War’s Edge Clings to Arts

    Despite the fighting that continues on the city’s outskirts, the opera, the circus and the planetarium remain open for people craving entertainment. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amid Economic Woes and Public Discontent, Putin Critic Sees Opening
    Feb05

    Amid Economic Woes and Public Discontent, Putin Critic Sees Opening

    In an interview, Aleksei A. Navalny said economic woes and public antagonism toward the nation’s role in Ukraine have made President Vladimir V. Putin vulnerable. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian President Calls For NATO To Send Weapons Amid Conflict
    Feb05

    Ukrainian President Calls For NATO To Send Weapons Amid Conflict

    BERLIN, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on NATO states to send weapons to his country, saying in a newspaper interview that civilian deaths and the growing conflict should provide the Western alliance with enough reason to come to Ukraine’s aid. The United States is reconsidering whether to provide...

    Nuclear Issues, Russia-Ukraine on NATO Ministers’ Agenda
    Feb05

    Nuclear Issues, Russia-Ukraine on NATO Ministers’ Agenda

    NATO defense ministers will meet Thursday in Brussels to discuss nuclear issues, the conflict in Ukraine and the threat of Russian aggression near NATO’s eastern border. Also on the agenda are Georgia’s aspirations to join the 28-member alliance. This will be the fifth defense ministers meeting for Chuck Hagel, who is making his final...