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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law
    Feb11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Ukraine was prepared to introduce martial law nationwide if the separatist conflict in the east escalates further, news agency Interfax reported. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s oil industry is getting ‘crushed’
    Feb11

    Russia’s oil industry is getting ‘crushed’

    The combination of low oil prices and international economic sanctions have thrown Russia’s oil industry into chaos. Oil production in the country was expected to exceed 11 million barrels a day by 2019 but is now expected to fall to below 10.5 million barrels over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy...

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.
    Feb11

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Fresh violence in Ukraine lessens hopes for peace. There were signs late Tuesday of a nearing agreement to end the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. And Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed his attendance at the peace talks in Minsk at the last minute. But new fighting overnight has...

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies
    Feb11

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies

    MOSCOW — Pro-Moscow rebels and Ukrainian forces waged intense battles over strategic ground Wednesday as leaders gathered for high-stakes talks seeking to quell the escalating conflict and close rifts between Russia and the West.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied?
    Feb11

    The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 Things to Know for Today
    Feb11

    10 Things to Know for Today

    By The Associated Press read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Deadly fighting mars Ukraine's final push for peace
    Feb11

    Deadly fighting mars Ukraine's final push for peace

    Kiev said 19 of its soldiers were killed in a day of pro-Russian separatist assaults …read more Source: The Globe and...

    What’s at stake as Putin, Poroshenko meet in Minsk to talk peace
    Feb11

    What’s at stake as Putin, Poroshenko meet in Minsk to talk peace

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, will give peace a chance one more time when they meet in Minsk late Wednesday to discuss bringing an end to the war in eastern Ukraine. More than 5,300 people have been killed over the course of the 10-month-long conflict, and over one million people...

    Death toll rises in Ukraine ahead of reported cease-fire talks
    Feb11

    Death toll rises in Ukraine ahead of reported cease-fire talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Forlorn Ukraine city: Death comes calling from the skies
    Feb11

    Forlorn Ukraine city: Death comes calling from the skies

    Debaltseve is a ghost town. …read more Source:...