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    Source: ​Ukraine peace talks “substantive and constructive”
    Feb07

    Source: ​Ukraine peace talks “substantive and constructive”

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, leaders of France and Germany to speak by phone Sunday on peace plan …read more Source:...

    Weekend Roundup: ISIS Savagery Taunts the World
    Feb07

    Weekend Roundup: ISIS Savagery Taunts the World

    The savagery of the Islamic State taunted the world once again this week, striking out at both geopolitically toothless Japan and the tribal kingdom of Jordan. Islamic State fighters beheaded the journalist Kenji Goto and revealed that, in an act of unfathomable cruelty, they had burned alive a captured Jordanian pilot. Last week Japan’s...

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan
    Feb07

    Putin, Ukraine leader to hold 4-way phone call on peace plan

    A convoy of buses travel to evacuate civilians caught in the crossfire of fighting between government troops and Russian-backed separatists in the town of Debaltseve, Ukraine on Friday, Feb. 6… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Attacks in Ukraine leave villagers stranded
    Feb07

    Attacks in Ukraine leave villagers stranded

    CBS News’ Elizabeth Palmer reports from eastern Ukraine where some villages are being hard-hit by attacks from pro-Russian rebels. Where the Ukrainian government is able to help some areas, others are being left with no power or water. …read more Source:...

    German Defense Minister Says Giving Arms To Ukraine Would Be ‘Catalyst’ For War
    Feb07

    German Defense Minister Says Giving Arms To Ukraine Would Be ‘Catalyst’ For War

    Germany’s defense minister has warned against supplying weapons to Ukraine for fears it could derail the already delicate negotiations for a peaceful solution to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels — a position that may put Germany, a leading member of NATO and U.S. ally, at odds with Washington....

    ​No power or water in Ukrainian village, only despair
    Feb07

    ​No power or water in Ukrainian village, only despair

    CBS News traveled to war-torn eastern Ukraine where villagers are being stranded by an onslaught of attacks from pro-Russian rebels …read more Source:...

    Putin, Poroshenko to hold weekend call on Ukraine peace initiative
    Feb07

    Putin, Poroshenko to hold weekend call on Ukraine peace initiative

    Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-way telephone call this weekend. …read more Source:...

    Putin to join 4-way phone call on Ukraine peace plan
    Feb07

    Putin to join 4-way phone call on Ukraine peace plan

    MOSCOW — Talks among the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on a peace initiative for Ukraine ended early Saturday with an announcement that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart would discuss a proposal to end the fighting in a four-way telephone call this weekend. The planned discussions Sunday involving Putin,...

    Rebels, Ukraine government forces jointly evacuate war-hit town
    Feb07

    Rebels, Ukraine government forces jointly evacuate war-hit town

    The government-held town of Debaltseve, a key railway junction, has been the epicenter of recent battles between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops. Separatist fighters have made advances, taking Vuhlehirsk, a rural settlement 6 miles to the west, as they sought to capture Debaltseve, which links by rail their two main...

    News Wrap: Hollande, Merkel go to Moscow for Ukraine talks
    Feb07

    News Wrap: Hollande, Merkel go to Moscow for Ukraine talks

    The post News Wrap: Hollande, Merkel go to Moscow for Ukraine talks appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...