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    Giving Ukraine weapons could trigger Russian reaction, NATO general warns
    Feb05

    Giving Ukraine weapons could trigger Russian reaction, NATO general warns

    The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan as Ukraine Fears Mount
    Feb05

    European Leaders Push New Peace Plan as Ukraine Fears Mount

    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 came as the U.S. edged toward offering Ukraine lethal military aid. The flurry of high-level diplomacy aimed to end the resurgent fighting in...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine

    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: WAVE 3...

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative
    Feb05

    French, German leaders head to Ukraine with peace initiative

    PARIS – The leaders of France and Germany were carrying a new peace initiative to the Ukrainian and Russian capitals Thursday, amid a flurry of high-level diplomacy to end what French President Francois Hollande called a war on Europe’s edge. Hollande said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would travel to Kyiv on Thursday and then to...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to commit to peace in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, standing with Ukraine’s president after their talks in Kyiv, has urged Russia to show its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Kerry said “our choice is diplomacy” and called on Russia to demonstrate its commitment by ceasing its military...

    Canada to help train Ukraine’s military police
    Feb05

    Canada to help train Ukraine’s military police

    OTTAWA – Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says Canada is joining the US-Ukraine Joint Commission on Defence Reform and Bilateral Co-operation. In a statement Monday night, Nicholson said the move will help to better co-ordinate Canada’s ongoing provision of assistance to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. He says the joint commission is the most...

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

    John Kerry Pledges Additional $16.4M Aid To Help Ukrainians As US Mulls Over Arming Kiev
    Feb05

    John Kerry Pledges Additional $16.4M Aid To Help Ukrainians As US Mulls Over Arming Kiev

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev on Thursday to conduct talks with Ukraine, and pledged to provide an additional humanitarian aid worth $16.4 million to help the country’s civilians in violence-hit eastern Ukraine, NBC reported. Kerry will meet Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and...

    Kerry holds talks in Ukraine amid bid by European partners to quell fighting
    Feb05

    Kerry holds talks in Ukraine amid bid by European partners to quell fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine — Diplomats and leaders from Europe and the United States converged in the Ukrainian capital Thursday in an effort to quell an growing offensive by pro-Russian separatists that has left civilians trapped by heavy shelling.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Hollande, Merkel head to Ukraine with new peace plan
    Feb05

    Hollande, Merkel head to Ukraine with new peace plan

    French president said the two have a proposal “based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.” …read more Source: USA...