: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Obama says Russia cannot redraw borders ‘at barrel of a gun’
    Feb09

    Obama says Russia cannot redraw borders ‘at barrel of a gun’

    Washington (AFP) – US President Barack Obama warned after meeting Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the Ukraine crisis that the West cannot allow Russia to redraw Europe’s borders “at the barrel of a gun.””We continue to encourage a diplomatic resolution to this issue,” Obama told a joint press...

    Photos: Top images from around the world
    Feb09

    Photos: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A Pro-Russian rebel walks past a car destroyed by a rocket during recent shelling in Donetsk, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) A Pro-Russian rebel walks past a car destroyed by a...

    Does Putin Want War or Negotiations?
    Feb09

    Does Putin Want War or Negotiations?

    Confusion, confusion, confusion! This is how Russian President Vladimir Putin, increasingly isolated from Western conversations, keeps the world on its toes. Because only he has any answers. The conflict in eastern Ukraine is ever more fierce. Russian-supported rebels in the occupied cities of Donetsk and Luhansk now use sophisticated weapons to...

    Angela Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Angela Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a swirl of diplomatic maneuvering, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddled at the White House Monday to evaluate the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. Hanging over the discussions was a potential split … …read...

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot
    Feb09

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have launched a plea for Russia to free a Ukrainian air force officer who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison. Fourteen EU ministers and the French ambassador on Monday held pictures of Nadezhda Savchenko and urged Russian authorities to free the “illegally abducted Ukrainian pilot.” The...

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot
    Feb09

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot

    BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers have launched a plea for Russia to free a Ukrainian air force officer who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison.Fourteen EU ministers and the French ambassador on Monday held pictures of Nadezhda Savchenko and urged Russian authorities to free the “illegally abducted Ukrainian...

    John McCain compares peace talks with Putin to appeasement of Hitler: ‘Dictators will always take more’
    Feb09

    John McCain compares peace talks with Putin to appeasement of Hitler: ‘Dictators will always take more’

    A dispute between Europe and the U.S. threatened to derail peace talks as it was announced that Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s president will meet Wednesday in Minsk …read more Source: Vancouver...

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot
    Feb09

    EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have launched a plea for Russia to free a Ukrainian air force officer who has been on hunger… …read more Source:...

    All about Eve — and suddenly Steve
    Feb09

    All about Eve — and suddenly Steve

    Chris Wattie/Reuters The Canadian Greater Plumed Parliamentary Floor-Crossing is a peculiar beast. It appears at odd intervals and emits a characteristic squawk: two parts proclamation of allegiance to high ideals, one part denial of opportunism. It is amphibious and nomadic. There have been many sightings this season in Alberta. But this morning...

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    Amid a swirl of diplomatic maneuvering, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddled at the White House Monday to evaluate the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict between… …read more Source: WAVE 3...