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    Ukraine conflict: Germany to oppose military aid for Ukraine
    Feb09

    Ukraine conflict: Germany to oppose military aid for Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to argue in Washington today against arming Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source:...

    Germany Says Minsk Summit On Ukraine Not Yet Certain
    Feb09

    Germany Says Minsk Summit On Ukraine Not Yet Certain

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has raised doubts about the prospects of a four-way Ukraine peace summit on February 11, suggesting it is not yet certain the proposed gathering in Minsk will take place. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French envoy: EU holds off adding fresh Russia sanctions, awaiting developments on Ukraine
    Feb09

    French envoy: EU holds off adding fresh Russia sanctions, awaiting developments on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — French envoy: EU holds off adding fresh Russia sanctions, awaiting developments on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Israeli Parties Hunt ‘Caviar Vote’ Before March Election
    Feb09

    Israeli Parties Hunt ‘Caviar Vote’ Before March Election

    In this seaside city once ruled by the Greeks and Phoenicians but now largely populated by Russians, the talk in the caviar-stocked delis and jewelry stores is of upcoming elections and Israel’s powerful Russian vote. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, more than one million Russian speakers moved to Israel, many of them...

    French Envoy: EU Holds off Adding Fresh Russia Sanctions, Awaiting Developments on Ukraine
    Feb09

    French Envoy: EU Holds off Adding Fresh Russia Sanctions, Awaiting Developments on Ukraine

    French envoy: EU holds off adding fresh Russia sanctions, awaiting developments on Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Merkel to urge caution in Washington as more Russian troops reportedly roll into Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel to urge caution in Washington as more Russian troops reportedly roll into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to argue against arming Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels in Washington on Monday in the face of intense U.S. Congressional pressure. Meanwhile, Ukraine military spokesman Andrily Lysensko told journalists that “1,500 Russian soldiers...

    The Daily Vertical: The Long Game In Ukraine
    Feb09

    The Daily Vertical: The Long Game 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...

    Putin Blames U.S. ‘Interference, Double Standards’ For Rise Of IS, Ukraine Conflict
    Feb09

    Putin Blames U.S. ‘Interference, Double Standards’ For Rise Of IS, Ukraine Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has used a planned visit to Egypt to make a scathing criticism of the U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group, accusing the United States and its Western allies of being responsible for the Syrian crisis as well as the military conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces
    Feb09

    Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces

    By Andreas Rinke and Aleksandar Vasovic WASHINGTON/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to argue against… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine hopes for more help from Canada
    Feb09

    Ukraine hopes for more help from Canada

    Ukraine’s top diplomat in Ottawa says Canada “can do more” to help his country, as Western nations debate providing weapons and other “lethal” military aid to government forces fighting Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. In an exclusive interview with the Citizen, Ukrainian chargé d’affaires Shevchenko Marko thanked Canada for...