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    Ukraine Insists Any Pact With Putin Must Adhere to Terms Set in September Accord
    Feb06

    Ukraine Insists Any Pact With Putin Must Adhere to Terms Set in September Accord

    Kiev’s stance underscored the formidable obstacles to any agreement to end the fighting with Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace proposals to Moscow
    Feb06

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace proposals to Moscow

    The leaders of Germany and France are expected to take peace proposals to Moscow on Friday on the second leg of a dramatic initiative to end a conflict in Ukraine that has killed more than 5,000 people and driven Russia-West relations to new lows. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels agree on corridor to evacuate civilians
    Feb06

    Ukraine, rebels agree on corridor to evacuate civilians

    Rebel leaders said they reached agreement with Ukrainian authorities to allow the evacuation of civilians from Debaltseve. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Merkel, Hollande taking Ukraine peace proposal to Moscow
    Feb06

    Merkel, Hollande taking Ukraine peace proposal to Moscow

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that she and French President Francois Hollande will ‘use all our power’ while visiting Moscow to try and stop the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine ‘fighting for very survival’: Biden
    Feb06

    Ukraine ‘fighting for very survival’: Biden

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine is battling to survive in the face of escalating Russian involvement and needs the EU and US to stand together, Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to Brussels on Friday.”Ukraine is fighting for their very survival right now. Russia continues to escalate the conflict by sending mercenaries and...

    Merkel Says It’s Unclear How Putin Talks Will Go
    Feb06

    Merkel Says It’s Unclear How Putin Talks Will Go

    Rebels declared a temporary cease-fire in a hard-hit town in eastern Ukraine to allow civilians to flee on Friday, hours before the German and French leaders were to meet in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to hammer out a peace deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree on humanitarian corridor
    Feb06

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels agree on humanitarian corridor

    Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities agreed on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    FP’s Situation Report: White House urges patience on global crises; No drones for Jordan; U.S. Special Operators stay put in West Africa; and much more from around the world.
    Feb06

    FP’s Situation Report: White House urges patience on global crises; No drones for Jordan; U.S. Special Operators stay put in West Africa; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat President Obama is urging “strategic patience” in confronting worldwide crises. Critics want the White House to move faster to quell violence and unrest in Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria. But according to President Barack Obama’s National Security Strategy, which will be unveiled today, a deliberate approach...

    Merkel: Germany, France to Use ‘All Power’ for Ukraine Peace
    Feb06

    Merkel: Germany, France to Use ‘All Power’ for Ukraine Peace

    BERLIN— German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and French President Francois Hollande will “use all our power” on their visit to Moscow to try and stop the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. Speaking Friday before flying to Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin, Merkel said she couldn’t speculate on whether she and Hollande, who were...

    Merkel: Germany, France to use ‘all power” for Ukraine peace
    Feb06

    Merkel: Germany, France to use ‘all power” for Ukraine peace

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and French President Francois Hollande will “use all our power” on their visit to Moscow to try and stop the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. …read more...