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    Europe’s Energy Independence Drive Goes off the Rails
    Feb05

    Europe’s Energy Independence Drive Goes off the Rails

    A year ago, Russia’s lunge into Ukraine seemed to be focusing European minds on the dangers of depending on Moscow for their energy supplies, pushing countries across the continent to scramble onto the shale-gas bandwagon in a quest to copy U.S. success and move towards having the ability to produce all the energy they need on their own....

    America Should Let the Europeans Lead in Ukraine
    Feb05

    America Should Let the Europeans Lead in Ukraine

    A recent report by eight former U.S. senior diplomatic and military officials urging the United States and NATO to bolster Ukraine’s defense by providing military assistance to Ukraine — including lethal defensive assistance — is misguided and dangerous. The report’s recommendations are not in the best interest of either...

    U.S. Hasn’t Kept Ukraine Aid Promises
    Feb05

    U.S. Hasn’t Kept Ukraine Aid Promises

    The U.S. failure to deliver promised aid to Ukraine is undermining confidence in its pledges. …read more Source:...

    John Kerry in Ukraine says U.S. ‘does not seek a confrontation’ with Russia
    Feb05

    John Kerry in Ukraine says U.S. ‘does not seek a confrontation’ with Russia

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry is pushing a message to Russian leaders that Washington “does not seek a confrontation,” despite reports that the Obama administration is carefully weighing whether to begin sending armor-piercing weapons to Ukrainian forces engaged in a growing war with Moscow-backed separatists. Mr. Kerry made the...

    Alarming GIF shows Russian-backed rebels slowly taking over eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    Alarming GIF shows Russian-backed rebels slowly taking over eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Pravda has released a shocking GIF depicting the advance of Russian-backed separatists across eastern Ukraine. The GIF is compiled from five months of battlefield maps released by Ukraine’s military. During the five-month span of the conflict the GIF depicts — the amount of time since the Minsk ceasefire deal — the...

    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates
    Feb05

    A look at previous Ukraine peace talks and their fates

    MOSCOW (AP) — Since a pro-Russian insurgency flared up in eastern Ukraine in April, international mediators have repeatedly tried to help end hostilities that have killed more than 5,300 people, according to the United Nations. This week, the leaders of France and Germany are in Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. Here is a...

    A chronicle of attempts at a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis over the months
    Feb05

    A chronicle of attempts at a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis over the months

    Since a pro-Russian insurgency flared up in eastern Ukraine in April, international mediators have repeatedly tried to help end hostilities that have killed more than 5,300 people, according to the United Nations. …read more Source: FOX...

    U.S. Assistance to Ukraine Under Review
    Feb05

    U.S. Assistance to Ukraine Under Review

    NATO defence ministers met on Thursday (February 5) to sign off on a network of command centres in eastern Europe to rapidly reinforce the region in the event of any threat from Russia, as well as a new regional headquarters and a bigger rapid reaction force. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine Crisis Talks: UN Peacekeepers Could Be Solution, Russian Minister Says
    Feb05

    Ukraine Crisis Talks: UN Peacekeepers Could Be Solution, Russian Minister Says

    A U.N. peacekeeping mission to Ukraine will be part of Friday’s talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a spokesman for Putin said Thursday. Hollande and Merkel traveled to Ukraine Thursday to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in an attempt forge an...

    Kerry and Poroshenko Meet in Ukraine
    Feb05

    Kerry and Poroshenko Meet in Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry and President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine held talks on what they said was continuing Russian aggression in the east of the country. …read more Source: The New York...