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    More Ukraine Crisis Talks Scheduled
    Feb08

    More Ukraine Crisis Talks Scheduled

    Diplomatic efforts to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine continue on February 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Feb08

    Ukraine president pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    MUNICH (AP) — Ukraine’s president is pushing for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe’s edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to confer with the leaders of Germany and...

    Coffin with Remains from MH17 Plane Crash Repatriated
    Feb08

    Coffin with Remains from MH17 Plane Crash Repatriated

    The remains of victims from the MH17 plane crash arrived in a coffin at the Dutch military airport in Eindhoven on Saturday (February 7). It was the eighth flight to repatriate the remains of those killed in the crash to Dutch soil. All 298 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpar died when it crashed in an...

    Ukraine and Russia’s Leaders Speak Out on Ongoing Conflict
    Feb08

    Ukraine and Russia’s Leaders Speak Out on Ongoing Conflict

    The shells continue to pound East Ukraine, including the village of Yelenovka, where residents survey the damage after days of bombardment And across Europe, leaders speak out about the conflict and what they feel needs to happen. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleads with western powers at a Munich Germany security conference to give his...

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Ukraine’s Klitschko at Munich Conference
    Feb08

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Ukraine’s Klitschko at Munich Conference

    Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Munich, Germany where he met another former athlete turned politician. The former action hero turned U.S. Governor shook hands with Ukrainian Vitaly Klitschko — a former boxer and now mayor of Kiev. The two were at the Munich Security Conference, where Schwarzenegger was delivering a speech on the environment....

    Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine
    Feb08

    Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine

    The crowd in Germany laughed at and then booed the Russian, but he didn’t seem to care. …read more Source:...

    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority
    Feb08

    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority

    At Munich conference, U.S. delegates suggest using forceful tactics but Europe wants a more measured approach. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms
    Feb08

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms

    Petro Poroshenko sought defensive weapons from the West as mediators sought to find momentum for a peace deal Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb08

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire

    MUNICH — The viability of a joint French and German proposal to halt fighting in eastern Ukraine faced significant hurdles Saturday, as European and American officials attending a security conference demanded Russia withdraw its troops while Russian officials blamed the United States for the escalating violence.Read full article >> …read...

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine
    Feb08

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine

    Comments by officials from Germany, the United States, Ukraine and Russia, all attending a major security conference in Munich on Saturday, indicate there are still big gaps between the U.S. and European view of the Ukraine crisis, on the one hand, and Russia’s position, on the other. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports....