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    Ukrainian PM, in Germany, seeks continued Western unity in pressing Russia on peace deal
    Jan08

    Ukrainian PM, in Germany, seeks continued Western unity in pressing Russia on peace deal

    Ukraine’s prime minister is calling for continued Western unity in pressing Russia to fully implement a much-violated peace deal. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine PM seeks Western unity in pushing Russia on peace
    Jan08

    Ukraine PM seeks Western unity in pushing Russia on peace

    BERLIN (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister is calling for continued Western unity in pressing Russia to fully implement a much-violated peace deal. Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Thursday that Russia is “desperately trying” to split European Union countries, “but they’re going to fail.” Yatsenyuk is in Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel, who...

    Soros: Europe must bail out Ukraine to beat Putin
    Jan08

    Soros: Europe must bail out Ukraine to beat Putin

    Billionaire investor George Soros has called on European officials to urgently boost their efforts to support the Ukrainian economy. …read more Source:...

    Russia behind cyber attack on German government, Ukraine says
    Jan08

    Russia behind cyber attack on German government, Ukraine says

    The pro-Russian group that claimed responsibility demanded Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Latvia Says Russia ‘More Open’ To Ukraine Solution
    Jan08

    Latvia Says Russia ‘More Open’ To Ukraine Solution

    Latvia, the holder of the EU presidency, says it sees an opportunity for Russia to agree to a negotiated settlement of the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Briefs: Germany’s official sites are hacked
    Jan08

    World Briefs: Germany’s official sites are hacked

    BERLIN — German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page, were hacked Wednesday in an attack claimed by a group demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government, shortly before their leaders were to meet. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers
    Jan08

    Kerry’s year of diplomatic dangers

    Washington (AFP) – The trouble with setting ambitious deadlines, especially in the unpredictable world of high-stakes foreign diplomacy, is that you run the risk of very public failure.Last year, top US diplomat John Kerry gave himself and the Obama administration several lofty goals, any of which would have been a ground-breaking...

    ‘Je Suis Charlie’: Crowds in London Stand with Charlie Hebdo
    Jan07

    ‘Je Suis Charlie’: Crowds in London Stand with Charlie Hebdo

    Out of the horror came something beautiful. Not all of the people who traveled to London’s Trafalgar Square, or attended similar vigils in other cities and countries throughout Europe, could explain why they felt impelled to come. They just knew that they wanted to stand together, not only to protest the slaughter at the Paris headquarters...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed On Eastern Orthodox Christmas Day
    Jan07

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed On Eastern Orthodox Christmas Day

    As both Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox Christians celebrate the Eastern Orthodox Christmas on Wednesday, three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed over the last 24 hours, according to Kiev’s military. The deaths are the latest violation of a ceasefire that has regularly been ignored since it was signed in September. It also comes just one...

    German government sites downed by pro-Russian hackers: ‘We will not forgive’
    Jan07

    German government sites downed by pro-Russian hackers: ‘We will not forgive’

    The pro-Russian hacker group CyberBerkut has claimed responsibility for a major attack on German government websites. The websites for Germany’s parliament and Chancellor Angela Merkel were brought down Wednesday, allegedly by hackers demanding Berlin end support for the Ukrainian government. “We appeal (to) all people and (the)...