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    Leaders in Belarus for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb12

    Leaders in Belarus for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The talks on ending the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatist rebels came amid intense anxiety over the sharp spike in fighting in recent weeks, as Europe nervously awaits word on whether Washington will send lethal aid to Ukraine and as Russia’s economy deteriorates under sanctions imposed by the West. In a...

    Ukraine’s PM: IMF Aid Accord Within Reach
    Feb12

    Ukraine’s PM: IMF Aid Accord Within Reach

    Ukraine and a team from the International Monetary Fund could reach an agreement on further financial aid for the country’s war-battered economy in the next 48 hours, even though talks are proving tough, its prime minister said Wednesday. The ex-Soviet republic, which is on the brink of bankruptcy after a year of political upheaval and war,...

    Putin’s Countermove
    Feb12

    Putin’s Countermove

    The likely failure of today’s Minsk talks to reach any kind of lasting peace in Ukraine will only add to the chorus of voices in Washington calling for the United States to arm Kiev. These calls may well prove irresistible, especially if the Ukrainian forces’ recent counterattack on Russian-backed rebels near the port city of Mariupol...

    Day in Photos: $500 Million Powerball, Leaders Meet on Ukraine and the ‘American Sniper’ Trial
    Feb12

    Day in Photos: $500 Million Powerball, Leaders Meet on Ukraine and the ‘American Sniper’ Trial

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    Why It’s Hard To Be A Russian Millionaire In Europe
    Feb12

    Why It’s Hard To Be A Russian Millionaire In Europe

    An unimposing brick building sits at 8-12 Welbeck Way in a narrow alley near Oxford Street. The Oracle Capital Group’s London headquarters is hardly impressive, boasting neither glittering glass facades nor golden door handles or any other bling. Whoever comes here does not want to attract any attention. On the contrary: The clients are...

    First Weapons, Then What for Ukraine?
    Feb12

    First Weapons, Then What for Ukraine?

    The Cold War teaches us that arms shipments alone are never enough, and that air support could be next. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko tensely talk peace
    Feb12

    Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko tensely talk peace

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met in the Belarussian capital of Minsk on Wednesday totalk peace, although the day was not without its awkward moments The men made another attempt to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine that has gripped the country for months. The Minsk talks got underway in a room...

    Ukraine Plagued by Draft Dodgers in Ongoing Russia Conflict
    Feb12

    Ukraine Plagued by Draft Dodgers in Ongoing Russia Conflict

    The country …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker: ‘We Are Hostages Of Putin’
    Feb11

    Ukrainian Lawmaker: ‘We Are Hostages Of Putin’

    Robert Siegel talks to Mustafa Nayyem, who is in Washington, D.C., to receive the Wilson Center Ion Ratiu Award for his reform work in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    ‘Frozen Conflict’ May Be Ukraine’s Best Hope, For Now
    Feb11

    ‘Frozen Conflict’ May Be Ukraine’s Best Hope, For Now

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France met in Belarus on Wednesday in an effort to stop the war in Ukraine. The negotiation comes amid the heaviest fighting yet in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed rebels have been gaining ground in a fierce offensive.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...