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    Friend of Putin Assumes Role of Negotiator in Ukrainian Conflict
    Feb11

    Friend of Putin Assumes Role of Negotiator in Ukrainian Conflict

    Critics of Viktor V. Medvedchuk, enlisted by Ukraine in talks with separatists, are less troubled by his Soviet past than his close ties with Russia’s leader. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fighting In Ukraine Continues Ahead Of Important Peace Talks
    Feb11

    Fighting In Ukraine Continues Ahead Of Important Peace Talks

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, killing five people at a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, as Western leaders confirmed that they would take part in peace talks later in the day. Steffen Seibert, a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said she and French President Francois Hollande...

    Ukraine demands “unconditional peace” as war rages
    Feb11

    Ukraine demands “unconditional peace” as war rages

    European leaders to join Putin and Ukrainian president for peace talks as spiralling death toll adds urgency to latest diplomatic push …read more Source:...

    The West Should Arm Ukraine
    Feb11

    The West Should Arm Ukraine

    Here’s Why—And How February 11, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine continues ahead of peace talks

    Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, killing five people at a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, as Western leaders confirmed that they would take part…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Raw: Damage from shelling at Ukraine bus station
    Feb11

    Raw: Damage from shelling at Ukraine bus station

    At least two people were killed, according to rebel officials, when a shell hit a city-to-city bus station in downtown Donetsk on Wednesday. (Feb. 11) …read more Source: USA...

    Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict
    Feb11

    Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict

    The talks involving Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are based on peace agreement signed in September but violated almost immediately after its signing. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law
    Feb11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Further Fighting Will Lead to Martial Law

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Ukraine was prepared to introduce martial law nationwide if the separatist conflict in the east escalates further, news agency Interfax reported. …read more Source:...

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.
    Feb11

    FP’s Situation Report: Fighting continues in Ukraine ahead of peace talks; The Islamic State’s last known American hostage is dead; U.S. rethinks withdrawal plans in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Fresh violence in Ukraine lessens hopes for peace. There were signs late Tuesday of a nearing agreement to end the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists. And Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed his attendance at the peace talks in Minsk at the last minute. But new fighting overnight has...

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies
    Feb11

    As leaders gather to discuss Ukraine peace, war intensifies

    MOSCOW — Pro-Moscow rebels and Ukrainian forces waged intense battles over strategic ground Wednesday as leaders gathered for high-stakes talks seeking to quell the escalating conflict and close rifts between Russia and the West.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...