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    Ukraine’s fate hangs in balance as leaders meet in Minsk
    Feb11

    Ukraine’s fate hangs in balance as leaders meet in Minsk

    A previous peace deal reached in Minsk failed to stop the fighting. …read more Source: USA...

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Crises abound, from oil prices to Greece to Ukraine

    It’s another day of high-stakes geopolitics today, so make sure you have a big breakfast. Finance ministers and central bankers are heading home after the G20 meeting wrapped up in Istanbul yesterday, during which officials expressed worry over how massive economic inequality has become, while Stephen Poloz denied he is talking down the...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels
    Feb11

    Ukraine president Poroshenko to brief EU summit in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will brief EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Thursday, alongside the German and… …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues overnight ahead of diplomatic push
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues overnight ahead of diplomatic push

    Dmitry Lovetsky/AP DONETSK, Ukraine – Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where an Associated Press reporter saw one body and was told by rebel officials that another body had been recently removed from the scene....

    Battle Rages in Ukraine Ahead of Talks
    Feb11

    Battle Rages in Ukraine Ahead of Talks

    Heavy fighting continued in eastern Ukraine just hours before leaders were expected to gather for a high-stakes summit to negotiate a cease-fire in the 10-month-old conflict between pro-Russian separatists and Kiev. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    3 reasons why U.S. should not arm Ukraine
    Feb11

    3 reasons why U.S. should not arm Ukraine

    In Washington, there are growing bipartisan calls to arm Ukraine as it combats a resilient Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east. The pro-Moscow separatists stepped up their offensives into government-held territory, adding impetus to the efforts of European diplomats who hoped to convene peace talks between Ukraine and Russia in...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, where an Associated Press reporter saw one body and was told by rebel officials that another body had been recently removed from the scene. Poroshenko stopped in the city of Kramatorsk, some 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the nearest front line, where nevertheless Kiev says 16...

    Is the US Playing a Dangerous Game in Ukraine?
    Feb11

    Is the US Playing a Dangerous Game in Ukraine?

    The US should think very carefully before throwing munitions into an extremely tense situation. The issue of the Ukrainian — which was brought up during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House on Monday — was debated during a segment on Democracy Now! Retired Air Force general Charles Wald, the former deputy...

    Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction in east, military says
    Feb11

    Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction in east, military says

    Nineteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 78 wounded in rebel attacks near the key railway town of Debaltseve …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day. …read more Source: CTV...