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    Poland’s Geographic Challenge
    Feb01

    Poland’s Geographic Challenge

    Video Transcript Poland sits at the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe. Located on the Northern European Plain, the country has a largely flat terrain with few geographic barriers — with the exception of the Baltic Sea to the north and the Carpathian Mountains in the extreme south. From the 15th to the 18th century, Poland was among the...

    Wake Up Europe, Ukraine Can’t Wait Any Longer for Your Help
    Feb01

    Wake Up Europe, Ukraine Can’t Wait Any Longer for Your Help

    As is so often the case, the seemingly intractable conflict in Ukraine has largely fallen out of the headlines in recent months. It failed to reward continued media attention with concrete developments and with so much going on elsewhere, this was perhaps predictable. But more worryingly, Ukraine seems to warrant less and less political attention...

    John Herbst: Ukraine Crisis Requires Military Aid
    Feb01

    John Herbst: Ukraine Crisis Requires Military Aid

    The rockets that killed dozens of civilians in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol last weekend also blew up the futile Western strategy for stopping Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord
    Feb01

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord

    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, one day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Escalating conflict in eastern Ukraine forces civilians to flee
    Feb01

    Escalating conflict in eastern Ukraine forces civilians to flee

    As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Negotiations: European Leaders Demand ‘Immediate Ceasefire’ After Failed Talks
    Feb01

    Ukraine Negotiations: European Leaders Demand ‘Immediate Ceasefire’ After Failed Talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko demanded Sunday “an immediate ceasefire” in war-torn eastern Ukraine, where truce talks have failed and deadly fighting has worsened by the day, Agence France-Presse reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town
    Feb01

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Battles raged Sunday between government forces and pro-Russian rebels for control of a strategic transport hub as the death toll mounted in east Ukraine following the collapse of ceasefire talks. Intense artillery fire thundered around the Kiev-controlled town of Debaltseve, a key position between the rebel...

    Shelling Hits Ukrainian Building Key to Cease-Fire Mission
    Feb01

    Shelling Hits Ukrainian Building Key to Cease-Fire Mission

    Artillery fire in the government-held city of Debaltseve hit the building where Ukrainian and Russian military officers until recently had been working together to oversee a cease-fire in the conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk look to Texas to build global union of separatists
    Feb01

    Pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk look to Texas to build global union of separatists

    The self-proclaimed pro-Russian ‘state’ at the heart of the war in eastern Ukraine wants to unite several unrecognized states and breakaway lands into a coalition …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk look to Texas to build global union of separatists
    Feb01

    Pro-Russia rebels in Donetsk look to Texas to build global union of separatists

    Aleksandr Kofman dreams of an alliance with Texas. It may seem a curious ambition for the foreign minister of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), the self-proclaimed pro-Russian “state” at the heart of the war in eastern Ukraine. A fervent admirer of Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, Mr. Kofman has books such as The CIA against the...