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    Ukraine’s Hryvnia Plunges After Foreign Currency Auctions Scrapped
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s Hryvnia Plunges After Foreign Currency Auctions Scrapped

    Ukraine’s hryvnia currency plunged about 30 percent against the dollar on Thursday, traders said, after the central bank abandoned the foreign currency auctions that had effectively pegged the exchange rate. The central bank scrapped the daily auctions, which had set an unofficial peg for banks to follow, and also raised its main interest...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb05

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb05

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kyiv and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something Europeans fear could spark even wider hostilities. The flurry of...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The Ukrainian government is anxious … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    John Kerry in Ukraine as U.S. weighs sending weapons
    Feb05

    John Kerry in Ukraine as U.S. weighs sending weapons

    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine as the U.S. considers supplying weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. Kerry met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer joins CBSN from Ukraine with details of his visit. …read more Source:...

    Putin invites new Greek premier to visit Moscow, as Athens, Germany trade barbs over Russia
    Feb05

    Putin invites new Greek premier to visit Moscow, as Athens, Germany trade barbs over Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Arming Ukraine could provoke Russia, NATO general warns
    Feb05

    Arming Ukraine could provoke Russia, NATO general warns

    The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine peace plan proposed amid pressure for lethal aid
    Feb05

    Ukraine peace plan proposed amid pressure for lethal aid

    French president said the two have a proposal “based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.” …read more Source: USA...

    Aid Agencies Need More Funds Than Ever Before. This Is How They’re Coping
    Feb05

    Aid Agencies Need More Funds Than Ever Before. This Is How They’re Coping

    2014 was a tumultuous year. Fresh fighting rocked countries like the Central African Republic, Ukraine and South Sudan, even as ongoing violence in Syria and Iraq lingered. The turmoil left more people displaced from their homes than ever recorded before. More people died in this year’s Ebola outbreak than in all the previous outbreaks of...

    Georgia’s War Lessons for Ukraine
    Feb05

    Georgia’s War Lessons for Ukraine

    The 2008 Russo-Georgian war offers a way to a solution in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...