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    Biden backs Ukraine peace push, but wary of Russia’s words
    Feb07

    Biden backs Ukraine peace push, but wary of Russia’s words

    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...

    Ukraine peace deal uncertain, more weapons no solution: Angela Merkel
    Feb07

    Ukraine peace deal uncertain, more weapons no solution: Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s still not sure a deal – including a demilitarized zone – can be reached to calm the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Europe, U.S. Clash Over Ukraine Course
    Feb07

    Europe, U.S. Clash Over Ukraine Course

    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. The heated exchange at a security conference in Munich pointed...

    Divisions on Display Over Western Response to Ukraine at Security Conference
    Feb07

    Divisions on Display Over Western Response to Ukraine at Security Conference

    Differences within the Western alliance over whether to send defensive arms to Ukraine were thrust into the open Saturday when Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, said she bluntly opposed providing…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Europe And U.S. Clash Over How To Confront Putin On Ukraine
    Feb07

    Europe And U.S. Clash Over How To Confront Putin On Ukraine

    * Merkel says arming Ukraine would only worsen conflict * U.S. Senator Graham accuses Berlin of turning back on ally * Talks with Putin yield little beyond agreement to talk more * Merkel to fly to Washington Sunday for talks with Obama MUNICH, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel warned on Saturday that sending arms to help...

    Putin criticises sanctions but says Russia does not want war
    Feb07

    Putin criticises sanctions but says Russia does not want war

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia is not at war and does not want war with anyone, but sharply criticised Western sanctions over Ukraine.”There’s no war, thank God. But there is definitely an attempt to curb our development,” Putin told trade union members. “But we don’t plan to...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine 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...

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s conflict a complicated puzzle

    By The Associated Press After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries’ leaders. A look at where the conflict stands and key issues that must be resolved:...

    Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

    The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine 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...