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    Garry Kasparov, Master Chess Player, Speaks Out on the Cold War and the West’s Shameful Appeasement of Putin
    Feb07

    Garry Kasparov, Master Chess Player, Speaks Out on the Cold War and the West’s Shameful Appeasement of Putin

    Initially posted December 8, 2014. Original text below: “I think we’ve forgotten many important lessons of the Cold war,” says human-rights activist and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. Especially when it comes to dealing with Russian leader Vladimir Putin: “You cannot project weakness….Putin’s game is [not chess but]...

    Biden to Ukraine President: Tiger Woods Got Tooth Knocked Out By Camera
    Feb07

    Biden to Ukraine President: Tiger Woods Got Tooth Knocked Out By Camera

    Vice President Joe Biden had an interesting exchange with the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. The two were speaking in front of reporters at the Munich Security Conference. The exchange was captured by the on-site pool reporter: As the pool came in, Mr. Biden and Mr. Poroshenko made small talk over the press pool and their handlers....

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that she’s still unsure of reaching a deal to calm the crisis in Ukraine, which France’s president said could feature a broad demilitarized zone and greater autonomy… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal
    Feb07

    Merkel uncertain of chances for Ukraine peace deal

    MUNICH (AP) — A flurry of diplomacy aimed at calming the conflict in Ukraine will bring German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other players together at a conference in Germany.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Demilitarized zone proposed as Ukraine peace talks continue
    Feb07

    Demilitarized zone proposed as Ukraine peace talks continue

    French President Francois Hollande says the French-German peace plan for Ukraine calls for a demilitarized zone in Ukraine and greater autonomy for the pro-separatist eastern region. …read more Source:...

    Hollande proposes demilitarized zone as Ukraine peace talks continue
    Feb07

    Hollande proposes demilitarized zone as Ukraine peace talks continue

    French President Francois Hollande is proposing a demilitarized zone in Ukraine and greater autonomy for the pro-separatist eastern region. …read more Source:...

    Putin: we don’t want war
    Feb07

    Putin: we don’t want war

    The Russian president’s remarks on Saturday to a trade union congress in the resort city of Sochi came as officials from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany tried to develop a new initiative for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The Ukraine crisis, which Moscow contends was sparked by Western manipulation, has brought punishing...

    Biden: Putin still sending 'little green men' into Ukraine
    Feb07

    Biden: Putin still sending 'little green men' into Ukraine

    Vice President Biden is questioning Moscow’s committment to peace, accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of sending unmarked soldiers known as “little green men” into Ukraine. “Putin continues to call for new peace plans as his troops roll… …read more Source: The...

    Merkel: Germany, France to Use ‘All Power’ for Ukraine Peace
    Feb07

    Merkel: Germany, France to Use ‘All Power’ for Ukraine Peace

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she and French President Francois Hollande will “use all our power” on their visit to Moscow to try and stop the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande head to Moscow amid rising conflict in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel, Hollande head to Moscow amid rising conflict in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande are headed to Moscow on Friday to press for peace talks amid intensifying fighting in Ukraine. According to reports, the leaders will be making a proposal for a peace deal… …read more Source: The...