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    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, standing with Ukraine’s president after their talks in Kiev, has urged Russia to show its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels
    Feb05

    Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – As Ukrainian troops fought Monday to defend a strategic railway hub, Russian-backed separatists pledged to boost the size of their force and Washington pondered whether to expand its assistance to Ukraine to include lethal aid. President Barack Obama has so far opposed sending lethal assistance, but an upsurge in fighting in...

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb05

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS – European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as “growing support” of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days. In Tuesday’s rare joint declaration outside their regular summit meetings, the 28 leaders asked an extraordinary meeting of...

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine
    Feb05

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – International Trade Minister Ed Fast arrived in Kyiv on Sunday for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country. Fast, who has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras Abromaviius, but also...

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace
    Feb05

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, standing with Ukraine’s president after their talks in Kiev, has urged Russia to show its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    John Kerry Pledges Additional $16.4M Aid To Help Ukrainians As US Mulls Over Arming Kiev
    Feb05

    John Kerry Pledges Additional $16.4M Aid To Help Ukrainians As US Mulls Over Arming Kiev

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev on Thursday to conduct talks with Ukraine, and pledged to provide an additional humanitarian aid worth $16.4 million to help the country’s civilians in violence-hit eastern Ukraine, NBC reported. Kerry will meet Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and...

    Kerry holds talks in Ukraine amid bid by European partners to quell fighting
    Feb05

    Kerry holds talks in Ukraine amid bid by European partners to quell fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine — Diplomats and leaders from Europe and the United States converged in the Ukrainian capital Thursday in an effort to quell an growing offensive by pro-Russian separatists that has left civilians trapped by heavy shelling.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Top NATO General Warns of Russian Reaction to Arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Top NATO General Warns of Russian Reaction to Arming Ukraine

    BRUSSELS— The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove says any action the U.S. or other Western nations take “could trigger a more strident reaction from Russia.” His remarks come amid signals that the...

    Hollande, Merkel head to Ukraine with new peace plan
    Feb05

    Hollande, Merkel head to Ukraine with new peace plan

    French president said the two have a proposal “based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.” …read more Source: USA...

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. …read more Source: U.S....