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    US, Allies Could Split Over Supplying Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb05

    US, Allies Could Split Over Supplying Weapons to Ukraine

    Several European defense ministers spoke out on Thursday against sending weapons to the Ukrainian army, pointing to a potential transatlantic split if Washington decides to supply arms. The United States is considering whether to provide weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, although no decision has been made, senior...

    Ukraine’s Hryvnia Plunges After Foreign Currency Auctions Scrapped
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s Hryvnia Plunges After Foreign Currency Auctions Scrapped

    Ukraine’s hryvnia currency plunged about 30 percent against the dollar on Thursday, traders said, after the central bank abandoned the foreign currency auctions that had effectively pegged the exchange rate. The central bank scrapped the daily auctions, which had set an unofficial peg for banks to follow, and also raised its main interest...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb05

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something Europeans fear … …read more Source: The...

    NATO commander: Arming Ukraine could backfire
    Feb05

    NATO commander: Arming Ukraine could backfire

    As the U.S. mulls lethal aid to Ukrainian troops, U.S. Gen. at helm of NATO warns it could “trigger” a reaction from Russia …read more Source:...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb05

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kyiv and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of giving Ukraine lethal weapons, something Europeans fear could spark even wider hostilities. The flurry of...

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine
    Feb05

    French, German leaders push new peace plan for east Ukraine

    In a new push for peace, the leaders of France and Germany headed Thursday to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine. The surprise move appeared aimed at heading off U.S. considerations of… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    US envoy Kerry urges Russia to back peace in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The Ukrainian government is anxious … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin invites new Greek premier to visit Moscow, as Athens, Germany trade barbs over Russia
    Feb05

    Putin invites new Greek premier to visit Moscow, as Athens, Germany trade barbs over Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece’s new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Arming Ukraine could provoke Russia, NATO general warns
    Feb05

    Arming Ukraine could provoke Russia, NATO general warns

    The top NATO commander says any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine peace plan proposed amid pressure for lethal aid
    Feb05

    Ukraine peace plan proposed amid pressure for lethal aid

    French president said the two have a proposal “based on the territorial integrity of Ukraine.” …read more Source: USA...