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    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority
    Feb08

    Getting Russia to pull back from Ukraine summit’s top priority

    At Munich conference, U.S. delegates suggest using forceful tactics but Europe wants a more measured approach. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms
    Feb08

    Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Arms

    Petro Poroshenko sought defensive weapons from the West as mediators sought to find momentum for a peace deal Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine
    Feb08

    Russia, Western Powers Trade Accusations Over Ukraine

    Comments by officials from Germany, the United States, Ukraine and Russia, all attending a major security conference in Munich on Saturday, indicate there are still big gaps between the U.S. and European view of the Ukraine crisis, on the one hand, and Russia’s position, on the other. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports....

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb08

    Urgency increases from world leaders trying to broker Moscow-Ukraine cease-fire

    MUNICH — The viability of a joint French and German proposal to halt fighting in eastern Ukraine faced significant hurdles Saturday, as European and American officials attending a security conference demanded Russia withdraw its troops while Russian officials blamed the United States for the escalating violence.Read full article >> …read...

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine
    Feb08

    Munich security session focuses on calming Ukraine

    MUNICH — Diplomats and politicians raced on Saturday to devise a strategy for halting the fierce combat and mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine, with the focus on how best to get Russia to pull back its troops and heavy weaponry. The crisis in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are under siege from separatists supported and...

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid
    Feb08

    West Presses Putin to Back ‘Last-Chance’ Ukraine Peace Bid

    Western leaders challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday to prove he wants peace in Ukraine, warning both sides a new Franco-German peace drive may be a last chance to stop all-out war.In a dramatic gesture at a gathering of world leaders in Germany, Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?
    Feb08

    How Should U.S., Europe Respond To Russian Aggression?

    Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel says there is no military solution, meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden says Ukraine should be able to defend itself.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine president, pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms
    Feb07

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine president, pushes for fast cease-fire, defensive arms

    MUNICH — Ukraine’s president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe’s edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to confer with the leaders of … …read...

    Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation
    Feb07

    Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says Russian President Vladimir Putin faces a choice to either “get out” of Ukraine or face “continued international isolation” and domestic economic problems. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko shows Russian passports as proof of Russian troops in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Poroshenko shows Russian passports as proof of Russian troops in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe’s edge. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...