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    Ukraine reports artillery attack on eastern town well behind the front line
    Feb10

    Ukraine reports artillery attack on eastern town well behind the front line

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    FP’s Situation Report: Intel hearings stay public; U.S. still putting peace before guns in Ukraine; Former Guantánamo Bay detainee killed in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.
    Feb10

    FP’s Situation Report: Intel hearings stay public; U.S. still putting peace before guns in Ukraine; Former Guantánamo Bay detainee killed in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Intelligence hearings stay public. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) has long disliked public hearings on intelligence. He’s changed his tune with Republicans in control of the Senate and plans to hold his first open hearing next week. FP’s John Hudson: “It’s unclear...

    Ukraine troops, rebels both claim advances
    Feb10

    Ukraine troops, rebels both claim advances

    Warring factions vie for leverage with battlefield claims before peace talks in Minsk …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Army, Rebels Report Gains on Eve of Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Ukrainian Army, Rebels Report Gains on Eve of Peace Talks

    Government forces and Russia-backed rebels were each trying to make gains in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of long-anticipated peace talks. …read more Source:...

    Govt reports artillery attack on east Ukrainian town
    Feb10

    Govt reports artillery attack on east Ukrainian town

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Rebels shelling Ukrainian town behind front lines, Kiev says
    Feb10

    Rebels shelling Ukrainian town behind front lines, Kiev says

    Donetsk regional police chief Vyacheslav Abroskin said in a statement on Tuesday that Kramatorsk, which is more than 50 kilometres away from the nearest fighting, has come under shelling …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine launches attack on pro-Russian rebels
    Feb10

    Ukraine launches attack on pro-Russian rebels

    Kiev authorities announce national guard has launched an offensive against pro-Russian separatists near Mariupol. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Ukrainian army reports gains in eastern Ukraine

    Government forces and Russia-backed rebels were each trying to make gains in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of long-anticipated peace talks. The intense fighting, which the United Nations says has killed more than 5,300 people since April, comes ahead of a crucial summit including Western leaders on Wednesday as well as peace talks later...

    Harper, Merkel agree to disagree on Ukraine
    Feb10

    Harper, Merkel agree to disagree on Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and German Chancellor Angela Merkel continue to disagree on whether to provide military assistance to Ukraine in the event of a breakdown of negotiations with Russia later this week. Merkel spent the day on a whirlwind tour of North America, stopping first in Washington before heading back through Ottawa, in an...

    Stephen Harper won’t rule out sending lethal weapons for Ukraine
    Feb10

    Stephen Harper won’t rule out sending lethal weapons for Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper declined to rule out supplying lethal military aid to Ukraine if diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict with Russian-backed rebels in the eastern part of that country fail. “We’ll look at all options,” Harper said, when asked if Canada would be in favour of a shift in aid to Ukraine from humanitarian and to...