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    Merkel says Ukraine conflict can’t be solved by military
    Feb10

    Merkel says Ukraine conflict can’t be solved by military

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the conflict between Russia and Ukraine cannot be solved by “military means” and she… …read more Source:...

    Angela Merkel meets with Stephen Harper to discuss Ukraine
    Feb10

    Angela Merkel meets with Stephen Harper to discuss Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ottawa to talk about the Ukraine crisis with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, a few hours after bringing up the same topic at the White House. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel questioned about arming Ukrainian troops
    Feb10

    Obama, Merkel questioned about arming Ukrainian troops

    President Obama met German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday in an effort to figure out an approach to ending the war in Ukraine. The major question the two leaders faced involved the arming of Ukrainian troops in their fight against Russian-backed rebels. Major Garrett reports. …read more Source:...

    U.S. unity with Europe vital to pressuring Russia on Ukraine
    Feb10

    U.S. unity with Europe vital to pressuring Russia on Ukraine

    RELATED LINKSObama and Merkel try to find common ground on Ukraine strategy Would arming Ukraine discourage Russian aggression or invite escalation? Sanctions ‘only pressure point the West has’ in Ukraine-Russia crisis GWEN IFILL: And Margaret Warner joins me now. Margaret Warner, the president — or, I should say, Angela Merkel made clear...

    Angela Merkel in Ottawa to brief Stephen Harper on Ukraine
    Feb10

    Angela Merkel in Ottawa to brief Stephen Harper on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Ottawa today to give Prime Minister Stephen Harper an update on her frenzied transatlantic shuttle diplomacy on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks

    Germany has warned that the ‘peaceful order of Europe’ is at risk if the West abandons the principle of territorial integrity. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the comments in Washington ahead of a proposed meeting in Belarus Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France, aimed at securing an end to the conflict in Ukraine....

    Obama, Merkel rally support for Ukraine talks
    Feb10

    Obama, Merkel rally support for Ukraine talks

    WASHINGTON — President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this week fail. During a joint White House news conference, Obama dangled the prospect that the...

    Obama leaves open the option of arming Ukraine if diplomacy and sanctions fail
    Feb10

    Obama leaves open the option of arming Ukraine if diplomacy and sanctions fail

    RELATED LINKSObama and Merkel try to find common ground on Ukraine strategy Sanctions ‘only pressure point the West has’ in Ukraine-Russia crisis As tensions build, U.S. has ‘zero options’ in Ukraine GWEN IFILL: German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to the White House today to rally support for her plan to stop the fighting in Eastern...

    U.S. may increase aid if Ukraine talks fail
    Feb10

    U.S. may increase aid if Ukraine talks fail

    Failure of peace talks could prompt the U.S. to send weapons to Ukraine’s government …read more Source: USA...

    Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations
    Feb10

    Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations

    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama wants peace negotiations with Russia to run their course before deciding to send “lethal defensive” arms to help Ukraine against the recent attacks by Russian-supplied separatists on its eastern provinces. “The possibility of lethal […] …read more Source: Vancouver...