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    Harper was noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Harper was noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to “never accept the illegal occupation of Ukraine by Russia,” but won’t say whether Canada could give Ukraine weapons and other “lethal” military aid to fight Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Germany: Top-level talks to organize summit on Ukraine peace to resume in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks to organize summit on Ukraine peace to resume in Minsk

    Germany’s Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital. …read more Source: FOX...

    Life Under Shelling in Eastern Ukraine: A Battle to Survive
    Feb10

    Life Under Shelling in Eastern Ukraine: A Battle to Survive

    DONETSK, Ukraine—At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts. Day and night, mortars and rockets rain down on the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — mainly in the city’s outlying districts, where the poorest people live. “One shell...

    Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces
    Feb10

    Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

    U.S. President Barack Obama signalled Monday he will wait for the results of high-stakes talks on Ukraine before deciding whether to arm the Kiev government, saying diplomacy and sanctions remain his preferred tools to resolve the crisis. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Residents battle to survive, find heat, food, shelter in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Residents battle to survive, find heat, food, shelter in eastern Ukraine

    At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts. …read more Source: CTV...

    A Ukrainian Father’s Desperate Search for His Son, Trapped in Donetsk Airport
    Feb10

    A Ukrainian Father’s Desperate Search for His Son, Trapped in Donetsk Airport

    Once the green van screeched to a halt, doors swung open and the blindfold was removed. Words were irrelevant. Teary eyed, Slavik clutched his mother tightly, before reaching for his father, the chief architect of his extraordinary release. His first words, when they eventually came, were simple: “You don’t understand how much I’ve...

    Obama Defers to Merkel on Ukraine Talks, Greek Economy
    Feb10

    Obama Defers to Merkel on Ukraine Talks, Greek Economy

    President Obama, in a rare nod to a visiting foreign head of state, deferred Monday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on two hot-button issues: military aid to Ukraine to resist Russian-backed separatists and the harsh anti-austerity stand of the new government in Greece. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine Intensified Ahead of Much-Anticipated Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine Intensified Ahead of Much-Anticipated Peace Talks

    The intense fighting, which the U.N. says has killed more than 5,350 people since April, comes ahead of a crucial summit involving Western leaders on Wednesday, as well as peace talks later Tuesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine; both sides prepare for peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine; both sides prepare for peace talks

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts. …read more Source: U.S....