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    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations
    Feb12

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Hopes Exceed Expectations

    Brussels Beat: European leaders recognize that the agreement could be rendered as meaningless as the previous cease-fire deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Feb12

    What’s in the Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    World leaders expressed cautious optimism in the wake of a ceasefire deal that could bring an end to the violence in Ukraine. CBC News looks at key aspects of the agreement. …read more Source:...

    US Sends A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft To Germany, Just As Ukraine Ceasefire Signed
    Feb12

    US Sends A-10 Thunderbolt II Aircraft To Germany, Just As Ukraine Ceasefire Signed

    As a new ceasefire for East Ukraine was signed on Thursday, in an attempt to end the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebeles, the United States is sending to Europe a warplane that was designed during the Cold War for one purpose: to destroy Russian tanks in Europe. …read more Source: International Business...

    Leaders Comment on Minsk Agreement
    Feb12

    Leaders Comment on Minsk Agreement

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France, the main players in the cease-fire negotiations in Minsk, discuss the talks. …read more Source: The New York...

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold
    Feb12

    In Ukraine, Few Have Faith Truce Will Hold

    Skepticism ran high in Kiev and the country’s war-torn east that the latest cease-fire deal would bring little more than a pause before more bloodletting. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism
    Feb12

    Harper approaches Ukraine deal with skepticism

    VICTORIAVILLE, Que. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is encouraged by a comprehensive peace deal reached today between Ukraine and Russia, but says he is being cautious about whether Russia will honour it. The peace deal was hammered out today following all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany at a summit in...

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Feb12

    Leaders Announce Plan For Ukraine Cease-Fire

    A new cease-fire and an overall compact to end the war in eastern Ukraine was announced here on Thursday by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine after marathon overnight bargaining that threatened to derail the attempt. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ash Carter confirmed as new U.S. defense secretary
    Feb12

    Ash Carter confirmed as new U.S. defense secretary

    The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama’s choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering the military as the United States confronts Islamic State militants, conflict in Ukraine and other worldwide threats. The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate was 93-5. Carter will replace Chuck Hagel,...

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine
    Feb12

    What Russia Is Up To In Ukraine

    Many Westerners find Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine mystifying. It has brought Russia economic woe (sanctions and a shattered credit rating) and international isolation. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country
    Feb12

    IMF Agreed to Throw a New $17.5 billion Lifeline to Ukraine, Hoping to Stabilize the Country

    The new plan replaces a $17 billion emergency bailout that was extended last year after mass street protests in Ukraine ousted the country’s president, Viktor F. Yanukovych; Russia annexed Crimea; and a violent separatist uprising began in the east of… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...