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    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine
    Feb06

    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine

    U.S. Senator John McCain called on the U.S. and NATO to provide “lethal” assistance to Ukraine. The one-time presidential candidate and Republican senator from Arizona said Russian actions in Ukraine presents the “gravest threat to European security in decades.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that...

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn
    Feb06

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn

    Brooklyn isn’t just for hipsters anymore. Manhattan may be known as New York City’s Silicon Alley, but Brooklyn — its neighbor to the east — is buzzing with startups too. We rounded up some of the coolest startups in Brooklyn. They solve problems — like delivering your packages on your own time so you never miss the UPS guys again....

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe
    Feb06

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe

    The Harper government struck a provocative pose, telling Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine and promising to campaign for NATO membership for a former Soviet republic …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb06

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    Top NATO general warns that giving Ukraine defensive weapons could trigger Russian reaction …read more Source:...

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe
    Feb06

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe

    OTTAWA — The Harper government struck a provocative pose Thursday, telling Russia to “back off” in Ukraine, promising to campaign for NATO membership on behalf of another former Soviet republic and urging all allies to do more. The military alliance agreed in a Brussels meeting to establish a series of six command centres and two regional...

    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’ Kerry
    Feb06

    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’ Kerry

    US President Barack Obama will “soon” decide whether to arm Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists but prefers a diplomatic solution, according to Secretary of State John Kerry. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    U.S. Could Stand To Lose A Lot By Getting Involved In Ukraine
    Feb06

    U.S. Could Stand To Lose A Lot By Getting Involved In Ukraine

    Audie Cornish talks to Rajan Menon, professor of political science at the Powell School of the City College of New York, about his Los Angeles Times piece, “Want to Arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B.”» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb06

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    At least 5 killed in artillery strike on hospital in Donetsk eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine
    Feb06

    Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine

    Congress has already given President Obama the authority to send lethal military aid to Ukraine, and they say it’s time for him to act. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Ceasefire Update: Short Humanitarian Truce Declared In Debaltseve
    Feb06

    Ukraine Ceasefire Update: Short Humanitarian Truce Declared In Debaltseve

    Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels agreed Thursday night to a brief ceasefire in Debaltseve, a hotly contested, strategic city that separatists have nearly surrounded this week, the Russian news service Itar-Tass reports. The truce is to last until 8 a.m. local time on Friday and is intended to allow for a humanitarian corridor to extricate...