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    Rival Libyan Factions Travel to Kiev and Moscow Seeking Support
    Feb06

    Rival Libyan Factions Travel to Kiev and Moscow Seeking Support

    Libyan politicians from rival factions have travelled to Ukraine and Russia in the hope of bolstering ties with Kiev and Moscow, according to the Libya Herald. A hardline politician from the Islamist Libya Dawn group, Abdurrahman Sewehli, who fiercely opposed the creation of the internationally-recognised government and House of Representatives...

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town
    Feb06

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town

    Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels began evacuating civilians from a strategic town in eastern Ukraine Friday, as French and German leaders arrived in Moscow in an effort to replace a tattered cease-fire agreement. With fighting erupting in several places north, east and south of the regional commercial center of Donetsk, rebel forces have...

    Weapons for Ukraine, Obama Pokes at the GOP, Shocked About Schock
    Feb06

    Weapons for Ukraine, Obama Pokes at the GOP, Shocked About Schock

    Brian Williams continues to catch flack over Iraq, the president has another second-term moment and more. …read more Source: U.S....

    Greman, French leaders take Ukraine peace push to Moscow
    Feb06

    Greman, French leaders take Ukraine peace push to Moscow

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Moscow on Friday to seek a cease-fire and then a lasting peace for Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    The U.S. Should Arm Ukraine—But Not Because This War Is Winnable
    Feb06

    The U.S. Should Arm Ukraine—But Not Because This War Is Winnable

    As you read reports about the United States potentially increasing arms deliveries to Ukraine, keep this in mind: This war is already more than the Kremlin bargained for. And if average Russians see it get any …read more Source: The New...

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference
    Feb06

    Diplomatic push for Ukraine peace focus at Munich conference

    MUNICH (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Arming Ukraine Will Exploit Putin’s Greatest Weakness
    Feb06

    Arming Ukraine Will Exploit Putin’s Greatest Weakness

    A year ago Americans saw on their televisions Ukrainian protesters hurtling Molotov cocktails at beetle-helmeted riot police. Ukrainians from all walks of life–business executives, working class laborers, PhD students, artists, doctors–had been called to the barricades of Kyiv with the simple goal of overthrowing a president who, for...

    Obama Stresses Global Leadership In New U.S. Security Strategy
    Feb06

    Obama Stresses Global Leadership In New U.S. Security Strategy

    The White House has unveiled a new national security strategy reasserting the need for U.S. leadership in ensuring a “rules-based international order” and mobilizing global efforts on an array of security fronts, including halting Russian “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town
    Feb06

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town

    In the freezing, muddy winter that plagues eastern Ukraine, dozens of buses rolled down a highway Friday, bringing a glimmer of hope to those trapped for weeks in the crossfire of a relentless war. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Biden casts doubt on Putin’s peace commitment in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is questioning the willingness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine as the leaders of Germany and France are seeking such a deal in Moscow…. …read more Source: Associated...