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    Ukraine peace deal ‘worth an attempt’ says Joe Biden, but Germany unsure of Russia’s intentions
    Feb07

    Ukraine peace deal ‘worth an attempt’ says Joe Biden, but Germany unsure of Russia’s intentions

    MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy for the separatist eastern region. Merkel and French President Francois Hollande traveled to Kyiv Thursday and...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Biden to Ukraine President: Tiger Woods Got Tooth Knocked Out By Camera
    Feb07

    Biden to Ukraine President: Tiger Woods Got Tooth Knocked Out By Camera

    Vice President Joe Biden had an interesting exchange with the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. The two were speaking in front of reporters at the Munich Security Conference. The exchange was captured by the on-site pool reporter: As the pool came in, Mr. Biden and Mr. Poroshenko made small talk over the press pool and their handlers....

    Europe and the US clash over how to confront Putin over Ukraine
    Feb07

    Europe and the US clash over how to confront Putin over Ukraine

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel warned on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve the crisis there, drawing a sharp rebuke from a leading U.S. senator who accused Berlin of turning its back on an ally in distress. This while US Vice President Joe Biden pulled no punches about...

    Garry Kasparov, Master Chess Player, Speaks Out on the Cold War and the West’s Shameful Appeasement of Putin
    Feb07

    Garry Kasparov, Master Chess Player, Speaks Out on the Cold War and the West’s Shameful Appeasement of Putin

    Initially posted December 8, 2014. Original text below: “I think we’ve forgotten many important lessons of the Cold war,” says human-rights activist and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. Especially when it comes to dealing with Russian leader Vladimir Putin: “You cannot project weakness….Putin’s game is [not chess but]...

    Ukraine president presses for quick cease-fire
    Feb07

    Ukraine president presses for quick cease-fire

    Ukraine’s president is pushing for a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and insists that the conflict there must be resolved, not frozen. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits
    Feb07

    Opera house in Ukrainian rebel city raises spirits

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily.Inside the city’s opera… …read more Source:...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal

    MUNICH (AP) — A flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the conflict in Ukraine will bring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other players together at a conference in Germany.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Demilitarized zone proposed as Ukraine peace talks continue
    Feb07

    Demilitarized zone proposed as Ukraine peace talks continue

    French President Francois Hollande says the French-German peace plan for Ukraine calls for a demilitarized zone in Ukraine and greater autonomy for the pro-separatist eastern region. …read more Source:...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy… …read more Source: WAVE 3...