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    Inside Ukraine: The Donetsk airport in ruins
    Feb11

    Inside Ukraine: The Donetsk airport in ruins

    Photographer Sergey Ponomarev tours the Donetsk airport, which is now controlled by pro-Russian rebel forces. The airport was the Ukrainian government’s last toehold in Donetsk until an intense, bloody battle in late January forced their troops to retreat. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Open Source: On YouTube, Vivid Evidence of War’s Horror in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Open Source: On YouTube, Vivid Evidence of War’s Horror in Ukraine

    The war in Ukraine can be viewed, in all its horror and brutality, by anyone with an Internet connection. …read more Source: The New York...

    News Wrap: Assad says he gets indirect info on U.S. airstrikes
    Feb11

    News Wrap: Assad says he gets indirect info on U.S. airstrikes

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. air campaign against Islamic State forces got a boost today, when an Arab ally rejoined the fight. The United Arab Emirates launched airstrikes against the militants inside Syria for the first time in more than a month. Meanwhile, on the BBC, Syrian President Bashar Assad said the U.S. is keeping him informed about the...

    Top GOP, House Dem back $1 billion in lethal aid to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Top GOP, House Dem back $1 billion in lethal aid to Ukraine

    By DONNA CASSATA and DEB RIECHMANN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    US Lawmakers Unified: ‘Send Lethal Weapons to Ukraine’
    Feb11

    US Lawmakers Unified: ‘Send Lethal Weapons to Ukraine’

    As world leaders try to end the fighting in Ukraine, a growing number of U.S. lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to provide weapons to Ukraine’s government. After meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday, President Obama said he has not yet made a decision on providing lethal weapons to help Ukrainian forces defend...

    Ukraine: Arresting Dissidents, Eager for U.S.’s Full Military Support
    Feb11

    Ukraine: Arresting Dissidents, Eager for U.S.’s Full Military Support

    Trouble is, still, a-brewing in Ukraine (see our P.M. links both today and yesterday) and prominent Republican candidate Ted Cruz seems to think it is our sworn duty to provide the Ukrainians with weapons to fight their enemies foreign and domestic, while the Obama administration is seriously considering it. Stephen Walt in Foreign Policy gave...

    New Violence in Ukraine Diminishes Hopes Before 4-Way Summit
    Feb11

    New Violence in Ukraine Diminishes Hopes Before 4-Way Summit

    Rockets killed more than 10 civilians and soldiers deep in Ukrainian government-held territory on Tuesday and rebels pushed on with an assault on an army-held rail junction, setbacks that showed Kiev’s position worsening on the eve of peace talks.Advances by pro-Russian… …read more Source:...

    Fighting intensifies in Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting intensifies in Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    SARTANA, Ukraine — Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian troops sought to extend their gains ahead of crucial peace talks, and the government accused the separatists of shelling a town far behind the front lines, killing 12 people and wounding scores. Germany, which has joined with France to try to...

    Top House lawmakers push for $1B in military aid for Ukraine
    Feb11

    Top House lawmakers push for $1B in military aid for Ukraine

    In a move designed to spur President Obama into action, a bipartisan group of top House lawmakers announced a bill Tuesday that would provide $1 billion in military aid to arm and train Ukrainian forces struggling to defeat Russian-backed separatists. The bill would send U.S. anti-tank systems and radar equipment … …read more Source:...

    Russia-Backed Rebels Blamed for Deadly Rocket Attack
    Feb11

    Russia-Backed Rebels Blamed for Deadly Rocket Attack

    Rockets have rained down on Kramatorsk, Ukraine’s military headquarters for fighting pro-Russia rebels in the east, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than 60, mainly civilians. VOA’s Daniel Schearf witnessed the aftermath and has this report from Kramatorsk. …read more Source: Voice of...