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    The Crisis In Ukraine That No One Is Talking About
    Feb11

    The Crisis In Ukraine That No One Is Talking About

    As fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatist rebels in Ukraine continues unabated, Ukraine’s government in Kiev is also facing a dire financial crisis. Forbes contributor Mark Adomanis explained to HuffPost Live on Monday that unless Ukraine receives significantly more aid from either the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or the...

    Top GOP, House Dem back $1 billion in lethal aid to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Top GOP, House Dem back $1 billion in lethal aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican and Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee are calling for $1 billion in lethal defensive aid to… …read more Source:...

    Syriza Rolls the Dice
    Feb11

    Syriza Rolls the Dice

    The coming out party for Greece’s new government didn’t go off as planned. Freshly appointed Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who was sworn in just two weeks ago, bombed in London, Berlin, and Brussels. He’d arrived with a plan for Europe to give Greece a three-month holiday, during which it would abrogate the terms of the...

    Obama phones Russian, Ukrainian leaders ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Obama phones Russian, Ukrainian leaders ahead of peace talks

    The White House is pushing Russia to reach a diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Agreement on Tentative Deal for Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reported
    Feb11

    Agreement on Tentative Deal for Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reported

    Negotiators meeting in Belarus were said to have reached a tentative deal on Tuesday night, setting the stage for a meeting of the leaders to sign the agreement on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Crisis: Ceasefire Agreed Upon, Russian Source Says
    Feb11

    Ukraine Crisis: Ceasefire Agreed Upon, Russian Source Says

    A ceasefire was agreed upon late Tuesday night by Russian and Ukrainian officials and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) — collectively known as the Trilateral Contact Group, or TCG — along with pro-Russian separatists, according to a Russian source, just hours before four-way talks between Russian...

    With New Moves, Russia’s Parliament Looks To Rewrite History
    Feb11

    With New Moves, Russia’s Parliament Looks To Rewrite History

    Russia’s seizure of Crimea has been widely criticized. But what if Crimea was given away illegally to Ukraine back in 1954? Russian lawmakers are hard at work on their own version of history.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 12 dead in artillery attack ahead of peace talks …read more Source:...

    Dashboard video captures new shelling in eastern Ukraine
    Feb11

    Dashboard video captures new shelling in eastern Ukraine

    SARTANA, Ukraine – Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine Tuesday as pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian troops sought to extend their gains ahead of crucial peace talks, and the government accused the separatists of shelling a town far behind the front lines, killing 12 people and wounding scores. Germany, which has joined with France to try to...

    Russia claims it’s in the early stages of developing an aircraft carrier that can hold 100 planes
    Feb11

    Russia claims it’s in the early stages of developing an aircraft carrier that can hold 100 planes

    Russia’s government-owned Krylov State Research Center is on its way towards developing Russia’s latest aircraft carrier, according to Russian media. The aircraft carrier is in a very rudimentary stage of its development. It’s still under conceptual testing in Krylov’s laboratory. But if the tests prove successful and the...