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    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’ Kerry
    Feb06

    Obama to decide on Ukraine arms ‘soon’ Kerry

    US President Barack Obama will “soon” decide whether to arm Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists but prefers a diplomatic solution, according to Secretary of State John Kerry. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

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

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    At least 5 killed in artillery strike on hospital in Donetsk eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    U.S. Could Stand To Lose A Lot By Getting Involved In Ukraine
    Feb06

    U.S. Could Stand To Lose A Lot By Getting Involved In Ukraine

    Audie Cornish talks to Rajan Menon, professor of political science at the Powell School of the City College of New York, about his Los Angeles Times piece, “Want to Arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B.”» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine
    Feb06

    Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine

    Congress has already given President Obama the authority to send lethal military aid to Ukraine, and they say it’s time for him to act. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Ceasefire Update: Short Humanitarian Truce Declared In Debaltseve
    Feb06

    Ukraine Ceasefire Update: Short Humanitarian Truce Declared In Debaltseve

    Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels agreed Thursday night to a brief ceasefire in Debaltseve, a hotly contested, strategic city that separatists have nearly surrounded this week, the Russian news service Itar-Tass reports. The truce is to last until 8 a.m. local time on Friday and is intended to allow for a humanitarian corridor to extricate...

    Kerry Visits Kiev To Show Support For Beleaguered Ukrainian Government
    Feb06

    Kerry Visits Kiev To Show Support For Beleaguered Ukrainian Government

    Meanwhile, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to provide weapons to the Ukrainians.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Women Should Be Active In Peace Process, OSCE Says
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s Women Should Be Active In Peace Process, OSCE Says

    Women should play a larger role in the peace process in Ukraine, according to Ambassador Miroslava Beham, the Senior Advisor on Gender Issues at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Beham made her comments Thursday after concluding a four-day visit to the war-torn country, saying that support is needed for internally...

    Ukraine Crisis: U.S., European Officials Split Over Sending Arms To Ukraine
    Feb05

    Ukraine Crisis: U.S., European Officials Split Over Sending Arms To Ukraine

    Escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine has U.S. and European leaders scrambling for an action plan to deal with the festering crisis. But as American officials face increasing pressure to begin sending arms to Ukrainian fighters, Europeans are balking on the issue, showing signs of a potential division among Western allies if Washington decides to...

    Ashton Carter: We Need to Support Ukraine in Defending Themselves
    Feb05

    Ashton Carter: We Need to Support Ukraine in Defending Themselves

    We’re happy to see that Carter is sprinting ahead of his soon-to-be boss, President Barack Obama, who has been frustratingly reluctant to arm the Ukrainians. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    NATO To Bolster Eastern Europe Against Russia
    Feb05

    NATO To Bolster Eastern Europe Against Russia

    NATO is set to announce details of a plan to bolster the alliance’s military presence in Eastern Europe in response to continued fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...