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    Ukraine situation ‘dire’ and worsening, U.S. official says
    Feb05

    Ukraine situation ‘dire’ and worsening, U.S. official says

    The current scenario in eastern Ukraine is a “dire security situation and grave acceleration of the fighting on the ground,” a senior U.S. State Department official said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    A Two-Pronged Approach by U.S. to End Fighting in Ukraine
    Feb05

    A Two-Pronged Approach by U.S. to End Fighting in Ukraine

    Visits by John Kerry to Kiev, Ukraine, and Joseph R. Biden Jr. to Brussels will focus on trying to restore a peace agreement that has been repeatedly violated. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine
    Feb05

    Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine

    NATO says Russia has sent weapons, funds and troops on the ground to assist the rebel advance …read more Source: The Globe and...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative. Speaking at a news conference in Paris and describing the Ukrainian conflict as a war, Hollande said the two will go to Kiev on Thursday and then head to Moscow the following day with a proposal...

    French, German leaders heading to Ukraine with new peace initiaitive
    Feb05

    French, German leaders heading to Ukraine with new peace initiaitive

    French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative. …read more Source: FOX...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are heading to Ukraine with a new peace initiative. Speaking at a news conference in Paris and describing the Ukrainian conflict as a war, Hollande said the two will go to Kiev on Thursday and then head to Moscow the following day with a proposal “based on...

    Kerry arrives in Kiev as Washington mulls sending Ukraine weapons
    Feb05

    Kerry arrives in Kiev as Washington mulls sending Ukraine weapons

    Kiev (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kiev on Thursday in a signal of firm US support for the country amid growing international alarm at a surge in fighting.The top US diplomat will try to explore ways to end the conflict that has claimed more than 5,100 lives in the past nine months, as Washington mulls sending weapons...

    Ukraine crisis: Nato to bolster Eastern Europe against Russia
    Feb05

    Ukraine crisis: Nato to bolster Eastern Europe against Russia

    Nato is set to announce details of a plan to bolster the alliance’s military presence in Eastern Europe in response to continued fighting in Ukraine. The bloc’s chief says it will be the biggest reinforcement of its collective defence since the end of the Cold War. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks in Kiev...

    Kerry in Ukraine for Talks with Poroshenko
    Feb05

    Kerry in Ukraine for Talks with Poroshenko

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kyiv for talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who is making a fresh appeal for Western weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. Ahead of Kerry’s arrival, a senior State Department official announced the U.S. is providing Ukraine with an additional $16.4 million in...

    Kerry in Ukraine as U.S. weighs sending arms to help fight Russian-backed separatists
    Feb05

    Kerry in Ukraine as U.S. weighs sending arms to help fight Russian-backed separatists

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kyiv to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Global...