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    Hungry and homeless: In eastern Ukraine, Europe sees worsening humanitarian crisis
    Feb08

    Hungry and homeless: In eastern Ukraine, Europe sees worsening humanitarian crisis

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Larisa Yakovenko survived a direct rocket strike on her single-story Debaltseve cottage. But with the wreckage strewn about and her exit blocked, the 49-year-old woman with a disability was certain she would die from exposure to the cold or starvation, as she lay helpless amid the smoldering rubble. “I thought I...

    In Eastern Ukraine, Desperation and Destruction in a Contested City
    Feb08

    In Eastern Ukraine, Desperation and Destruction in a Contested City

    Debaltseve, a crucial rail junction, has become the main focus of combat in eastern Ukraine, and has been battered by shelling from rebel forces eager to control it. …read more Source: The New York...

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk
    Feb08

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk

    By MATTHEW LEE and GEIR MOULSON read more …read more Source: CNS...

    As Debaltseve Residents Try to Flee, the Window Closes
    Feb08

    As Debaltseve Residents Try to Flee, the Window Closes

    For seven months, the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, northeast of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, has been battered by shelling from rebel forces on all sides. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia is getting military bases in an EU state
    Feb08

    Russia is getting military bases in an EU state

    Cyprus has offered Russia to have air and navy bases on its territory. Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades announced that the country is ready to host Russian aviation and naval bases. The official agreement on military cooperation between the two nations is expedcted be signed on February 25, 2015, according to Lenta.ru. “There is an old...

    Leaders Scramble to Avert ‘Dramatic Spiral’ in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Leaders Scramble to Avert ‘Dramatic Spiral’ in Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed to meet in Belarus on Wednesday to try to broker a peace deal for Ukraine amid escalating violence. …read more Source:...

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk
    Feb08

    Peace in Ukraine is goal of four-nation talks in Minsk

    BERLIN — As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week.The proposed meeting Wednesday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk emerged from a phone call between German Chancellor...

    Leaders aim to hold Ukraine summit in Minsk Wednesday
    Feb08

    Leaders aim to hold Ukraine summit in Minsk Wednesday

    Efforts to broker a peace deal in Ukraine gained momentum Sunday with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing they aim to hold four-way talks this week, even as…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Putin Can’t Have the Last Laugh in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Putin Can’t Have the Last Laugh in Ukraine

    Europe’s challenge is to turn its derision at Sergei Lavrov into action against Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    G-20 to Focus on Spurring Global Economic Growth
    Feb08

    G-20 to Focus on Spurring Global Economic Growth

    Finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s 20 leading economies are gathering to discuss coordinating action to spur global economic growth. The G-20 ministers concerns about major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging will top the agenda at talks Monday and Tuesday in Istanbul. Influencing the...