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    The Daily Vertical: High Stakes In Ukraine
    Feb03

    The Daily Vertical: High Stakes In Ukraine

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fresh Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Kills 5
    Feb03

    Fresh Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Kills 5

    Fresh fighting between Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatists killed at least five people in the region of Donetsk, officials said Tuesday. Officials at the rebel-run Donetsk city hall also said at least 13 people were wounded in the fierce outbreak of shelling over the previous 24 hours. Fighting has raged in the self-declared...

    CNN goes inside destroyed Ukrainian airport
    Feb03

    CNN goes inside destroyed Ukrainian airport

    Amidst active shelling by the Ukrainian military, CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh tours the Donetsk airport, which has been destroyed by 6 months of war. …read more Source:...

    U.S. shifts stance on Ukraine aid
    Feb03

    U.S. shifts stance on Ukraine aid

    The United States is now considering sending lethal aid to help the Ukrainian government fend off attacks from pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    John Baird to resign as foreign affairs minister and not run again
    Feb03

    John Baird to resign as foreign affairs minister and not run again

    OTTAWA – John Baird, one of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s most trusted and high-profile cabinet ministers, is resigning his foreign affairs post and will not seek re-election later this year.Multiple Conservative sources tell The Canadian Press that Baird announced the news Monday, shocking even some of his cabinet colleagues.It is...

    Quiet Ukrainian town prepares to fight — or flee — as war creeps to its doorstep
    Feb03

    Quiet Ukrainian town prepares to fight — or flee — as war creeps to its doorstep

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — A new wave of fighting has exploded in eastern Ukraine. Peace talks have fallen apart, and the Russian-backed rebels, eager to expand their territory, are on the warpath. After launching an offensive two weeks ago, they have captured some 200 square miles of new land, including the fiercely contested and symbolically...

    U.S. Lawmakers Seek Clarity On White House Russia Policy Review
    Feb03

    U.S. Lawmakers Seek Clarity On White House Russia Policy Review

    U.S. lawmakers are pushing for details on an ongoing White House review of its policy toward Russia amid escalating violence between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels that Western leaders accuse the Kremlin of backing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues

    Hostilities between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops resumed in January after a month of relative calm. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    5 killed in artillery fire as Ukraine fighting continues

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say at least 5 people have been killed and 13 injured by artillery fire in the past day. The city hall said in a statement early on Tuesday that artillery fire has damaged homes in four districts of the city. Hostilities between pro-Russian separatists and...

    5 civilians killed in artillery fire in Donetsk as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    5 civilians killed in artillery fire in Donetsk as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Authorities in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine say at least 5 people have been killed and 13 injured by artillery fire in the past day. …read more Source: FOX...