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    Ukraine Is Fighting A 21st Century War With Cold War Arms
    Feb06

    Ukraine Is Fighting A 21st Century War With Cold War Arms

    Ukrainians’ persistent pleas to Western nations and NATO to supply them with weapons and funding to upgrade their arsenal underscores the nation’s struggles to maintain its large post-Soviet military despite its limited economic means and widespread corruption. With its sizable share of Soviet assets, Ukraine had the second-largest...

    Ukraine’s Military Fighting A 21st-Century War With Cold-War Arms
    Feb06

    Ukraine’s Military Fighting A 21st-Century War With Cold-War Arms

    Ukrainians’ persistent pleas to Western nations and NATO to supply them with weapons and funding to upgrade their arsenal underscores the nation’s struggles to maintain its large post-Soviet military despite its limited economic means and widespread corruption. With its sizable share of Soviet assets, Ukraine had the second-largest...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow
    Feb06

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Frontline Ukrainian troops await military aid
    Feb06

    Frontline Ukrainian troops await military aid

    As U.S. ponders sending arms, those fighting against superior Russian-made weaponry on the Ukrainian front say military aid cannot arrive too soon. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Rebels, Ukraine Govt Forces Jointly Evacuate War-Hit Town
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukraine Govt Forces Jointly Evacuate War-Hit Town

    Rebels and Ukrainian authorities jointly evacuate residents from battle-scarred eastern town …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin’s Peninsula Is a Lonely Island
    Feb06

    Putin’s Peninsula Is a Lonely Island

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — “Dear guests and residents of Crimea,” intoned the stern female voice of the airport announcer in Russian, as passengers from the most recent flight from Moscow waited in the baggage claim area, “Please, be aware that Ebola is a life-threatening disease with mortality rates of up to 90 percent. To receive more information...

    Rebels, Ukraine Govt Forces Jointly Evacuate War-Hit Town
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukraine Govt Forces Jointly Evacuate War-Hit Town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine—In the freezing, muddy winter that plagues eastern Ukraine, dozens of buses rolled down a highway Friday, bringing a glimmer of hope to those trapped for weeks in the crossfire of a relentless war. The government-held town of Debaltseve, a key railway junction, has been the epicenter of recent battles between Russian-backed...

    Hundreds of babies born with HIV unnecessarily in Ukraine due to fighting
    Feb06

    Hundreds of babies born with HIV unnecessarily in Ukraine due to fighting

    The war in Ukraine has severely impacted some of the tiniest victims as hundreds of babies were born with HIV unnecessarily last year due to a shortage of vital drugs, a new report says. …read more Source: FOX...

    Merkel and Hollande’s Mission in Moscow
    Feb06

    Merkel and Hollande’s Mission in Moscow

    France and Germany have to decide between horse-trading with Putin and fighting for Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    First Time in 13 Years: Afghanistan Not on NATO Agenda
    Feb06

    First Time in 13 Years: Afghanistan Not on NATO Agenda

    BRUSSELS—The war in Afghanistan is in NATO’s rearview mirror. For the first time in 13 years, the conflict was not on the meeting agenda as the alliance’s defense ministers gathered in Brussels Thursday. Instead NATO members focused on the latest military conflicts facing the alliance — the threat of Islamic extremists flowing out of...