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    Putin, Merkel, Hollande Plan ‘Constructive’ Ukraine Talks
    Feb05

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande Plan ‘Constructive’ Ukraine Talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is prepared to move forward with Friday’s scheduled talks on the Ukraine crisis with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, his senior foreign policy advisor said on Thursday, according to Reuters. …read more Source: International Business...

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan For Ukraine
    Feb05

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan For Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal military aid, something many European nations oppose. The...

    Flash Points: What can the U.S. and Europe do to help Ukraine?
    Feb05

    Flash Points: What can the U.S. and Europe do to help Ukraine?

    CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the ongoing conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin just invited the new Greek prime minister to Moscow
    Feb05

    Putin just invited the new Greek prime minister to Moscow

    Relations between Russia and the new government in Greece continue to warm. On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to visit Russia, reports Vedomosti. “The president invited Tsipras to visit Russia at a convenient time. They discussed international issues, Ukraine and the situation...

    U.S and Europe Make New Bid to Stop War in Ukraine
    Feb05

    U.S and Europe Make New Bid to Stop War in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal military aid, something many European nations oppose. The flurry of...

    U.S. envoy John Kerry urges Russia to commit to Ukraine peace
    Feb05

    U.S. envoy 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:...

    Ukraine raises key interest rate by 5.5 percentage points after national currency slides
    Feb05

    Ukraine raises key interest rate by 5.5 percentage points after national currency slides

    Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points. …read more Source: FOX...

    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 warned Thursday that 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 said that any action the U.S. or other Western nations take “could trigger a more strident reaction from Russia.” His remarks come...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced Thursday they were heading to Kyiv and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal military aid, something many European nations oppose. The flurry of...

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate
    Feb05

    After hefty currency fall, Ukraine raises key interest rate

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Following a massive fall in its currency that has stoked inflationary pressures, Ukraine has raised a key interest rate by a massive 5.5 percentage points. …read more Source: U.S....