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    Ukraine peace plan talks end without agreement
    Feb07

    Ukraine peace plan talks end without agreement

    Danielle HaynesMOSCOW, Feb. 6 (UPI) — Talks between the leaders of France and Germany, and Russian President Vladimir Putin to reach a peace deal in Ukraine ended Saturday without resolution. …read more Source: United Press...

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?
    Feb07

    Would US Military Aid to Ukraine Push Putin to Escalate?

    As the United States weighs arming Ukraine’s military to bolster its fight against Russia-backed separatists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande have begun talks in Moscow to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis. VOA’s Carol Castiel probed the issue with two experts. Steven Pifer is a senior...

    Week In Politics: Prayer Breakfast, Ukraine, Measles
    Feb07

    Week In Politics: Prayer Breakfast, Ukraine, Measles

    E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss President Obama’s prayer breakfast, politicians weighing in on arming Ukraine and measles immunizations.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    5 Plunging Numbers That Explain the World This Week
    Feb07

    5 Plunging Numbers That Explain the World This Week

    With spiraling oil prices, crumbling economies, weakened leaders, and intensifying violence in Ukraine and the Middle East, we’re experiencing unusual volatility in markets and geopolitics. Here are five falling numbers that have broad-reaching implications. 1. Down to 1.38% There’s a huge difference between the current Greek crisis...

    Acknowledging the Downsides of Arming Ukraine
    Feb07

    Acknowledging the Downsides of Arming Ukraine

    Since joining HuffPost as a blogger last March, I have gotten at most 20-25 comments on any one of my blog posts. This tells me one of four things: 1) I’m not doing a good enough job attracting a readership, 2) I have a decent readership, but a crowd that doesn’t comment for various reasons, 3) I’m not writing about things that...

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb07

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire

    Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande met Putin on Friday evening …read more Source: The Globe and...

    ‘Welcome to hell’: An eerie silence washes over war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    ‘Welcome to hell’: An eerie silence washes over war-torn eastern Ukraine

    HORLIVKA AND DONETSK, Ukraine – The two sparsely bearded young rebels raised their hands and automatic rifles, as we approached their rickety block post comprised of sand bags and linden tree trunks, stacked like Lincoln Logs and dusted with fresh snow. It wasn’t the first nor would it be the last to pass through, as we approached Donetsk,...

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town
    Feb07

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town

    Rebels and Ukrainian authorities agree on humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians …read more Source:...

    Moscow talks on Ukraine conflict end without word of peace deal
    Feb07

    Moscow talks on Ukraine conflict end without word of peace deal

    The leaders of Germany and France ended more than five hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday without announcing any agreement to end fighting in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory
    Feb07

    Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory

    Remember the Cold War domino theory, which held that if one country fell to Communism, its neighbors would follow, one by one? Well, a similar theory may be taking hold in Washington amid the debate over arming Ukraine against Russian aggression. As western European leaders huddle with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this weekend to...