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    Harper noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Harper noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to “never accept the illegal occupation of Ukraine by Russia,” but won’t say whether Canada could give Ukraine weapons and other “lethal” military aid to fight Russian-backed rebels. Appearing alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel following an hour-long, closed-door meeting on Parliament Hill...

    Merkel Says Ukraine Conflict Can’t Be Solved By Military
    Feb10

    Merkel Says Ukraine Conflict Can’t Be Solved By Military

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday the conflict between Russia and Ukraine cannot be solved by “military means.” Merkel made the remark in a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, just hours after meeting with U.S. President Barak Obama in Washington. Obama has been...

    Obama, Merkel rally behind diplomacy in Ukraine conflict
    Feb10

    Obama, Merkel rally behind diplomacy in Ukraine conflict

    By STEVEN R. HURST read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Explosion hits chemical plant in rebel-held city of Donetsk
    Feb10

    Explosion hits chemical plant in rebel-held city of Donetsk

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine aim to hold a summit Wednesday to breathe new life into a much-violated September peace plan for eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine needs our diplomacy — not our weapons
    Feb10

    Ukraine needs our diplomacy — not our weapons

    The ingredients were all there for a rapid escalation in the crisis. Bloody battles in the Debaltseve region, a new front in the southern city of Mariupol forming a land bridge between Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, a January declaration from rebel leaders for the mobilization of one hundred thousand fighters, and claims of Russian troops and...

    Merkel briefs Harper on Ukraine talks
    Feb10

    Merkel briefs Harper on Ukraine talks

    Merkel to have quick meeting with Harper in Ottawa to brief him on Ukraine talks …read more Source:...

    Angela Merkel, Stephen Harper repeat desire for diplomatic solution in Ukraine
    Feb10

    Angela Merkel, Stephen Harper repeat desire for diplomatic solution in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Stephen Harper met in Ottawa today to discuss the Ukraine crisis ahead of a proposed summit this week and June’s G7 meeting south of Munich. …read more Source:...

    Obama on Ukraine: A Diplomatic Path for Now
    Feb10

    Obama on Ukraine: A Diplomatic Path for Now

    U.S. President Barack Obama hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House against a back drop of war raging in eastern Ukraine. While Obama is facing mounting pressure at home to arm Ukraine in its battle for the east, Obama signaled he has made no such decision yet. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Obama: Russia Violated Previous Ukraine Agreement
    Feb10

    Obama: Russia Violated Previous Ukraine Agreement

    U.S. President Barack Obama meeting with Germany’s Angela Merkel at the White House, said it was clear Russia had violated the previous ceasefire agreement in Ukraine. “With regard to Russia, and the separatists it supports in Ukraine, it is clear that they violated just about every agreement they made in the Minsk agreement,”...

    Merkel Says Ukraine Conflict Can’t Be Solved by Military
    Feb10

    Merkel Says Ukraine Conflict Can’t Be Solved by Military

    Merkel says Ukraine conflict can’t be solved by military means …read more Source: ABC...