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    Expert: Sending Weapons to Ukraine Would Embolden Putin
    Feb06

    Expert: Sending Weapons to Ukraine Would Embolden Putin

    As Western leaders step up their efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, one analyst says any peace deal must include the proviso that the Ukrainian government has to deal with separatist leaders. “As absolutely distasteful as that notion is – that these entities have come to existence through force, that...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for eastern Ukraine
    Feb06

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for eastern Ukraine

    The trip by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, who will follow by meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Moscow, came as concerns rose about whether the U.S. would grant lethal aid to Ukraine and as NATO formed a quick-reaction force of 5,000 soldiers in response to Russia’s increased...

    German, French leaders take peace plan to Moscow
    Feb06

    German, French leaders take peace plan to Moscow

    The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow. …read more Source:...

    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine
    Feb06

    McCain: U.S. Should Provide “Lethal” Assistance to Ukraine

    U.S. Senator John McCain called on the U.S. and NATO to provide “lethal” assistance to Ukraine. The one-time presidential candidate and Republican senator from Arizona said Russian actions in Ukraine presents the “gravest threat to European security in decades.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that...

    “How I Am Supposed to Sleep Here?” – Donetsk Resident
    Feb06

    “How I Am Supposed to Sleep Here?” – Donetsk Resident

    Broken homes in Donetsk. Residents in Ukraine’s east are trying to piece together what is left of what they once called home. This is what war left behind, as violence escalates in the east. A man walks through the remains of his apartment. He says a shell hit the apartment of an elderly woman next door. He says she is lucky to be alive....

    Short of resources, Ukrainians continue to fight rebels
    Feb06

    Short of resources, Ukrainians continue to fight rebels

    Although no military aid has come their way, Ukrainian solders are determined to maintain their battle against Russian-backed separatists …read more Source:...

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe
    Feb06

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe

    The Harper government struck a provocative pose, telling Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine and promising to campaign for NATO membership for a former Soviet republic …read more Source: Vancouver...

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn
    Feb06

    These are the 11 hottest tech startups in Brooklyn

    Brooklyn isn’t just for hipsters anymore. Manhattan may be known as New York City’s Silicon Alley, but Brooklyn — its neighbor to the east — is buzzing with startups too. We rounded up some of the coolest startups in Brooklyn. They solve problems — like delivering your packages on your own time so you never miss the UPS guys again....

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe
    Feb06

    Canada urges Russia to ‘back off’ in Ukraine as NATO adds command posts in eastern Europe

    OTTAWA — The Harper government struck a provocative pose Thursday, telling Russia to “back off” in Ukraine, promising to campaign for NATO membership on behalf of another former Soviet republic and urging all allies to do more. The military alliance agreed in a Brussels meeting to establish a series of six command centres and two regional...

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb06

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    Top NATO general warns that giving Ukraine defensive weapons could trigger Russian reaction …read more Source:...