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    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia
    Feb10

    Kremlin Official: US Using Ukraine to Weaken Russia

    A ranking Kremlin official has accused the United States of attempting to drag Russia into the Ukraine conflict with the aim of weakening Moscow and effecting regime change, according to excerpts of an interview published Tuesday by a Russian government daily. “For the U.S., Ukraine in and of itself is not a matter of interest. Their aim is to...

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary
    Feb10

    U.S. Senate Panel Advances Carter For Defense Secretary

    A U.S. Senate committee has backed President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the… …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents. The new Greek government survived a confidence vote, Russians marked the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad...

    Dutch government releases MH17 documents, many redacted
    Feb10

    Dutch government releases MH17 documents, many redacted

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government released dozens of documents Tuesday about the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but much of the information was redacted. One of the Dutch broadcasters that requested the information be made public, RTL News, said it would protest against the number of redactions and take...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — The war in eastern Ukraine again dominated the news in Europe last week, as Russian-backed rebels captured territory near the besieged town of Debaltseve, prompting Ukrainian authorities to evacuate some residents…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels
    Feb10

    Donetsk Native, Backed by Putin, Unites Ukraine Rebels

    Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko will not be present at a summit on east Ukraine this week but his actions will help determine the success or failure of any peace deal. While Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in the West as holding the key to peace, Zakharchenko is regarded vital for ensuring Moscow’s decisions are...

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk

    BERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital.The ministry says that officials from the four countries will meet again in Minsk Tuesday evening, following a meeting in Berlin until late...

    Our Addiction to Fossil Fuel Is Taking Us on the Road to Nowhere
    Feb10

    Our Addiction to Fossil Fuel Is Taking Us on the Road to Nowhere

    On Saturday I joined a panel at the Munich Security Conference in Germany and talked about global security and energy security. You might be surprised to see Greenpeace at a security conference. The room was full of members of the “strategic community”, people who are not the crowd we normally engage with; they are the crowd we have...

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital.read more …read more Source: CNS...