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    Battle Rages on in Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises
    Feb10

    Battle Rages on in Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises

    More blood spills in eastern Ukraine. Officials say rockets rained down on the government-held city of Kramatorsk, killing at least seven and wounding dozens. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    Ahead of peace talks, both sides claim significant advances and Ukraine government accuses rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Missiles strike eastern Ukrainian town, killing at least 15
    Feb10

    Missiles strike eastern Ukrainian town, killing at least 15

    A large-scale missile attack on the eastern Ukrainian town of Kramatorsk killed at least 15 people Tuesday, most of them civilians, and wounded many more, officials said. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Life during wartime in Ukraine
    Feb10

    Life during wartime in Ukraine

    People living in the eastern regions battle for heat, food and shelter …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin’s visit to Egypt nets plan to build nuclear plant
    Feb10

    Putin’s visit to Egypt nets plan to build nuclear plant

    CAIRO (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Egyptian counterpart said on Tuesday that the two countries plan to jointly build Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, as well as boost trade relations and investments. Putin’s landmark two-day visit to Cairo, during which he was feted with much pomp and pageantry, came as Russia...

    Egypt, Russia Sign Military, Economic and Nuclear Accords
    Feb10

    Egypt, Russia Sign Military, Economic and Nuclear Accords

    Russia and Egypt signed several agreements to reinforce military and economic ties, along with a deal to help Cairo develop nuclear power capabilities. The agreements capped a two-day visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The audience applauds Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi as they agree to strengthen mutual ties in the...

    Putin’s Kalashnikov Diplomacy Gets a Win in Egypt
    Feb10

    Putin’s Kalashnikov Diplomacy Gets a Win in Egypt

    Just when you thought Russian President Vladimir Putin couldn’t possibly do more to resemble a comic book villain, he goes and outdoes himself. The Russian leader was in Cairo Tuesday for meetings with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and presented the former general with a modest gift: A Kalashnikov assault rifle. The gift...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    SARTANA, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting has intensified today in eastern Ukraine, where government troops and pro-Russia rebels are each claiming significant advances. The fighting comes ahead of a crucial summit planned for tomorrow in Belarus involving the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine. Ukraine’s president says the talks are...

    Russia Has 9/11 Photos Showing US Was Involved, Report Claims
    Feb10

    Russia Has 9/11 Photos Showing US Was Involved, Report Claims

    A Russian state-run newspaper is claiming Russia will publish satellite photos that claim the U.S. was involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Pravda, which was a Communist Party mouthpiece, claims that “Putin is going to hit once, but he’s going to hit hard.” Pravda is currently owned by the Communist Party of the Russian...

    Vladimir Putin Has AK-47, Will Travel
    Feb10

    Vladimir Putin Has AK-47, Will Travel

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hands an AK-47 to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. (Egyptian Presidency) For a man who has run afoul of the United States and Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin sure does get around. In the past few months, Putin has popped up in far-flung ports from New Delhi to Nicaragua. On state visits,...