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    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal

    The resolution, if adopted, would be the rare action the council has been able to take on the year-long crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine
    Feb14

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine

    The Canadian government will be sending financial aid plus radar satellite images to Ukraine to support their fight against Russian-backed separatists, according to Defence Minister Jason Kenney. In an interview airing Saturday on CBC Radio’s The House, Kenney told host Evan Solomon that Canada is preparing a new financial package for...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to endorse Ukraine ceasefire deal

    Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest ceasefire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes last-gasp battle

    Russian-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault Friday in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline, pummeling a strategic railway hub with wave upon wave of shelling in a last-minute grab for territory. At least 26 people were killed across the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Asks UN Security Council to Take Action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia Asks UN Security Council to Take Action on Ukraine

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take rare action on Ukraine by endorsing cease-fire deal …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out. U.N. diplomats say the council is expected to meet Sunday to vote on the resolution, just hours after the cease-fire is to take effect. The...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on… …read more Source:...

    Indispensable Angela Merkel brings conviction to a united Europe
    Feb14

    Indispensable Angela Merkel brings conviction to a united Europe

    German Chancellor’s no-nonsense, no-frills style is well-suited to tackling violence in Ukraine and debt crisis in Greece …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Arrests Another Journalist as It Girds for Possible Peace
    Feb14

    Ukraine Arrests Another Journalist as It Girds for Possible Peace

    As Ukrainian fighting continues apace as a ceasefire is anticipated this weekend (see P.M. links, and see Ed Krayewski yesterday for why we oughtn’t place too much hope in that ceasefire), Ukraine arrests another journalists for reasons we in the U.S. might not find too proper. (I blogged about the earlier case of Ruslan Kotsaba, for...

    U.S. Accuses Kremlin Of Joining Ukraine Rebels In Assault Ahead Of Cease-Fire
    Feb14

    U.S. Accuses Kremlin Of Joining Ukraine Rebels In Assault Ahead Of Cease-Fire

    The United States accused Russia on Friday of massing artillery and rocket systems around a contested town in eastern Ukraine and joining pro-Russian rebels in attacking Ukrainian forces, calling such actions a violation of the spirit of a cease-fire agreement signed just one day earlier. …read more Source: The Huffington...