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    Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Ukraine’s Klitschko at Munich Conference
    Feb08

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Ukraine’s Klitschko at Munich Conference

    Arnold Schwarzenegger was in Munich, Germany where he met another former athlete turned politician. The former action hero turned U.S. Governor shook hands with Ukrainian Vitaly Klitschko — a former boxer and now mayor of Kiev. The two were at the Munich Security Conference, where Schwarzenegger was delivering a speech on the environment....

    Ukraine and Russia’s Leaders Speak Out on Ongoing Conflict
    Feb08

    Ukraine and Russia’s Leaders Speak Out on Ongoing Conflict

    The shells continue to pound East Ukraine, including the village of Yelenovka, where residents survey the damage after days of bombardment And across Europe, leaders speak out about the conflict and what they feel needs to happen. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleads with western powers at a Munich Germany security conference to give his...

    Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine
    Feb08

    Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine

    The crowd in Germany laughed at and then booed the Russian, but he didn’t seem to care. …read more Source:...

    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority
    Feb08

    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority

    At Munich conference, U.S. delegates suggest using forceful tactics but Europe wants a more measured approach. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms
    Feb08

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms

    Petro Poroshenko sought defensive weapons from the West as mediators sought to find momentum for a peace deal Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb08

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire

    MUNICH — The viability of a joint French and German proposal to halt fighting in eastern Ukraine faced significant hurdles Saturday, as European and American officials attending a security conference demanded Russia withdraw its troops while Russian officials blamed the United States for the escalating violence.Read full article >> …read...

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine
    Feb08

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine

    Comments by officials from Germany, the United States, Ukraine and Russia, all attending a major security conference in Munich on Saturday, indicate there are still big gaps between the U.S. and European view of the Ukraine crisis, on the one hand, and Russia’s position, on the other. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports....

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine
    Feb08

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine

    MUNICH — Diplomats and politicians raced on Saturday to devise a strategy for halting the fierce combat and mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine, with the focus on how best to get Russia to pull back its troops and heavy weaponry. The crisis in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are under siege from separatists supported and...

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid
    Feb08

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid

    Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to prove he wants peace in Ukraine, warning both sides a new Franco-German peace drive may be a last chance to stop all-out war.In a dramatic gesture at a gathering of world leaders in Germany, Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?
    Feb08

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

    Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...