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  1. Putin's ally in Prague CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | EUobserver

    The EU's line on Russia is fragile. The governments of Cyprus, Slovakia, Austria and Greece oppose European sanctions against Russia, be it for ideological or economic reasons.


  2. Ukraine cease-fire largely holding, Debaltseve still tenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Erie Times News

    Ukrainian government soldiers rest by armored vehicle on the road between the towns of Dabeltseve and Artemivsk, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. International attention will be focused in the coming days on the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, where Ukrainian government forces have for weeks been fending off severe onslaughts from pro-Russian separatists.


  3. Despite truce, shelling continues in disputed Ukraine cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Star Tribune

    The first day of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine was marred by deadly artillery fire Sunday, and both the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accused each other of violating the new accord. Some lingering violence was expected, given the recent intensity of the combat, yet overall, Ukrainian officials said, the accord reached last week was holding.


  4. Ukraine ceasefire 'largely holding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 |

    A ceasefire that went into effect in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding, officials said, except for around the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve. Heavy fog muffled the sound of artillery, but regular shelling could still be heard from Luhanske, a town about nine miles to the north-west.


  5. Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Miami Herald

    A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives. But within two hours of the cease-fire's scheduled start, the warring sides were already trading accusations of fresh attacks.


  6. Mark Twain, American Diplomat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Politico

    As his fame as an author and humorist grew, Mark Twain increasingly gained access to the most glittering palaces and persons in the world. It was a long step up from the muddy streets and ramshackle riverfront docks of his boyhood home in Hannibal, Missouri, but Twain viewed his ascent as little more than his natural due.


  7. 'People go shopping and an hour later they don't have legs' -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 |

    'People go shopping and an hour later they don't have legs' - Dispatch from the front line of Ukraine conflict Ukrainian government soldiers inspect the body of a child covered with cloth after shelling between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces in a residential area of the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine A Ukrainian government troop waves to a armored vehicle driving on the road towards Debaltseve near the town of Artemivsk A newly mobilized Ukrainian soldier shows his skills during military drills at a base in Desna 100km north from Kiev The industrial city of Gorlovka in eastern Ukraine has been under constant shelling, its hospitals are overwhelmed with the wounded, and medical supplies have run out, leaving doctors to stitch up patients with fishing line.


  8. Ukraine deal leaves Putin stronger, and he loses little if cease-fire failsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Japan Times

    The peace agreement in the Ukrainian conflict may be tailor-made to satisfy Russian President Vladimir Putin: It keeps the authorities in Kiev under his thumb while avoiding an escalation of the confrontation that would tip his country's economy deeper into crisis. Putin and the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine on Thursday unveiled an agreement in Minsk, Belarus, which foresees a cease-fire on Feb. 15 and other steps including a buffer zone and more powers for parts of the disputed Donbas region. 2 comments

  9. Unity for now, but Obama and Merkel hint at future discordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WISN-TV

    Angela Merkel, the German chancellor desperately working to reach a diplomatic accord ending unrest in eastern Ukraine, continued her efforts at the White House Monday, urging President Barack Obama to forestall sending lethal aid to Kiev. Her efforts appeared effective; at a midday press conference, Obama said he hadn't yet decided whether or not to send arms and equipment to besieged Ukrainian troops in the eastern part of the country. 3 comments

  10. You Can't Spell "Ukraine" Without "E&I"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | PressReleasePoint

    With 2015 striding confidently into its second month, CRDF Global remains committed to supporting science and innovation in Ukraine. As part of this commitment, CRDF Global has launched a nearly year-long program focused on helping Ukraine develop a vibrant innovation ecosystem.


  11. Wildfires in Ukraine could revive Chernobyl's radiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | UPI

    When the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded in 1986, some 85 petabecquerels of radioactive cesium was released into the atmosphere and surrounding environs. Researchers believe somewhere between 2 and 8 PBq is still lingering in the soil and forest debris that surrounds the disaster site.


  12. Donors Plan Ukraine Conference in April to Raise $15 BillionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | The St. Petersburg Times

    International donors are planning a conference in Kiev in April to raise at least $15 billion to help save Ukraine from bankruptcy and rebuild the country, a senior EU official said on Monday. Already under an International Monetary Fund program, Ukraine is seeking an increase in foreign aid to plug an estimated $15 billion funding gap as fighting in the east of the country saps its treasury.


  13. No decision yet on Ukraine arms aid: US President Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Straits Times

    US President Barack Obama said Monday no decision had been made on whether to send weapons to Ukraine to help Kiev battle pro-Russian separatists, as he warned the West would not allow Russia to redraw Europe's borders by force. Obama, who has faced increasing calls from domestic critics to supply the outmatched Ukrainian army with more weapons to shore up its faltering defences, said he was still mulling his options.


  14. EU puts off fresh Russia sanctions awaiting Minsk talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Tribune

    The European Union decided Monday to hold off temporarily on slapping sanctions on more Russians and Ukrainian separatists and await the outcome of possible peace talks later this week. With the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine due to hold negotiations in Minsk, Belarus, on Wednesday, the EU has held off placing asset freezes and travel bans on 19 more individuals, including five Russians, for their actions in eastern Ukraine.


  15. Mark Steyn:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Jewish World Review

    On Tuesday the Islamic State released a 22-minute video showing Flight Lieutenant Muath al-Kasasbeh of the Royal Jordanian Air Force being doused in petrol and burned to death. It is an horrific way to die, and Flt Lt al-Kasasbeh showed uncommon bravery, standing stiff and dignified as the flames consumed him.


  16. Harper to discuss trade, Ukraine, Greece with Angela Merkel in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Globe and Mail

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper take part in a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Harper says Merkel will visit Ottawa on Monday.


  17. Ukraine seeks more help from Canada as U.S. contemplates sending weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Ottawa Citizen

    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 charge d'affaires Shevchenko Marko thanked Canada for it assistance after Russia annexed Crimea and began providing military support to separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine's Donbass region last year.


  18. No rift if US sends arms to Ukraine: EU officialRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Times of Oman

    Munich: The European Union's foreign policy chief said on Sunday she did not expect any transatlantic rift with Washington over Ukraine if the United States went ahead with proposals to supply arms to Kiev. With pro-Russian separatists making gains in eastern Ukraine, discussions are under way in Washington about whether the United States should send weapons to the Ukrainian army.


  19. Lavrov: Russia ready to restore NATO contacts as soon as bloc isRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Russia Taday

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses during the 51st Munich Security Conference at the 'Bayerischer Hof' hotel in Munich February 7, 2015. Russia is ready to restore contacts with the NATO, when the alliance itself is ready to do the same, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said before leaving the Munich Security Conference.


  20. Catholic, Orthodox leaders urge 'unity against aggression' in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | St. Anthony Messenger

    Catholic and Orthodox archbishops in Ukraine appealed for national unity against pro-Russia separatists as calls mounted for the United States to help arm Ukrainian forces. Citing constant danger to Ukraine, the church leaders called the war "a crime against life" that brings "suffering and death, grief and injustice" in a Feb. 4 statement.