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    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev and Separatists Trade Blame
    Feb01

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev and Separatists Trade Blame

    Envoys from both sides of the Ukraine peace talks leave negotiations just over four hours after they begin. The talks in the Belarus capitol, Minsk, have collapsed and there’s no tangible progress towards a new ceasefire. Instead, representatives from the Ukrainian government as well as the separatists envoys — like the two seen here...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse As Fighting Continues
    Feb01

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse As Fighting Continues

    Both sides blamed each other for the failure of the peace talks, aimed at ending a conflict that has claimed at least 5,000 lives. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s ability to fight separatist forces is tested by economic and military challenges
    Feb01

    Ukraine’s ability to fight separatist forces is tested by economic and military challenges

    KIEV, Ukraine — To hear it from their president, the Ukrainian people have never been more determined to beat back what they see as a threat to Western civilization — all the way to the Russian border.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev And Separatists Trade Blame
    Feb01

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev And Separatists Trade Blame

    (Reuters) – Peace talks on Ukraine collapsed on Saturday after just over four hours with no tangible progress towards a new ceasefire but with Ukraine’s representative and separatist envoys angrily accusing each other of sabotaging the meeting. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukrainians under fire in besieged Debaltseve, even while fleeing
    Feb01

    Ukrainians under fire in besieged Debaltseve, even while fleeing

    A month of relative quiet in eastern Ukraine was shattered in early January by full-blown fighting as the separatists attempted to claw back additional territory from government hands. Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a telephone conversation, all expressed hope that...

    Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay  off debts
    Feb01

    Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay off debts

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts and not act unilaterally. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who had a tense meeting with Eurogroup leader Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Athens on Friday, has...

    Conflict Leaves Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided, Terrified
    Jan31

    Conflict Leaves Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided, Terrified

    People in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk districts find themselves squarely in the path of advancing Russian-backed rebels, who want to take back the territory they held at the beginning of the conflict last year. Many local residents are afraid, but others would welcome the change — even when a rebel shell lands in their...

    Donetsk Resident: “It’s Like the Last Judgment”
    Jan31

    Donetsk Resident: “It’s Like the Last Judgment”

    With the conflict in eastern Ukraine laying waste to its cities and infrastructure, residents of war-torn Donetsk are being forced to live with the bare minimum. …read more...

    Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided over Conflict
    Jan31

    Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided over Conflict

    People in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk districts find themselves squarely in the path of advancing Russian-backed rebels, who want to take back the territory they held at the beginning of the conflict last year. Many local residents are afraid, but others would welcome the change, even when a rebel shell lands in their...

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Jan31

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...