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    Acknowledging the Downsides of Arming Ukraine
    Feb07

    Acknowledging the Downsides of Arming Ukraine

    Since joining HuffPost as a blogger last March, I have gotten at most 20-25 comments on any one of my blog posts. This tells me one of four things: 1) I’m not doing a good enough job attracting a readership, 2) I have a decent readership, but a crowd that doesn’t comment for various reasons, 3) I’m not writing about things that...

    5 Plunging Numbers That Explain the World This Week
    Feb07

    5 Plunging Numbers That Explain the World This Week

    With spiraling oil prices, crumbling economies, weakened leaders, and intensifying violence in Ukraine and the Middle East, we’re experiencing unusual volatility in markets and geopolitics. Here are five falling numbers that have broad-reaching implications. 1. Down to 1.38% There’s a huge difference between the current Greek crisis...

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb07

    Germany and France agree with Putin to work towards Ukraine ceasefire

    Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande met Putin on Friday evening …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town
    Feb07

    Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town

    Rebels and Ukrainian authorities agree on humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory
    Feb07

    Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory

    Remember the Cold War domino theory, which held that if one country fell to Communism, its neighbors would follow, one by one? Well, a similar theory may be taking hold in Washington amid the debate over arming Ukraine against Russian aggression. As western European leaders huddle with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this weekend to...

    ‘Welcome to hell’: An eerie silence washes over war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    ‘Welcome to hell’: An eerie silence washes over war-torn eastern Ukraine

    HORLIVKA AND DONETSK, Ukraine – The two sparsely bearded young rebels raised their hands and automatic rifles, as we approached their rickety block post comprised of sand bags and linden tree trunks, stacked like Lincoln Logs and dusted with fresh snow. It wasn’t the first nor would it be the last to pass through, as we approached Donetsk,...

    Moscow talks on Ukraine conflict end without word of peace deal
    Feb07

    Moscow talks on Ukraine conflict end without word of peace deal

    The leaders of Germany and France ended more than five hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday without announcing any agreement to end fighting in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    U.S. And Europe Working To End Ukraine Fighting
    Feb06

    U.S. And Europe Working To End Ukraine Fighting

    With fighting intensifying in eastern Ukraine and the White House weighing whether to send arms to bolster the government’s forces, Western leaders embarked on a concerted diplomatic effort on Thursday aimed at ending a conflict that has strained relations with… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian Leaders Must be Blind if They Keep Denying that Forces from their Country Have Crossed the Border
    Feb06

    Russian Leaders Must be Blind if They Keep Denying that Forces from their Country Have Crossed the Border

    “If they need, I can give them my glasses,” Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, removing black frames from his face and holding them up to reporters. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukrainian-Americans and friends of Ukraine from all over the world will call upon President Obama to act now to stop Russia
    Feb06

    Ukrainian-Americans and friends of Ukraine from all over the world will call upon President Obama to act now to stop Russia

    This march of solidarity for Ukraine will start at Lafayette Park and culminate at the Lincoln Memorial, where various ambassadors, government officials and other dignitaries will speak. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...