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Section: The Wall Street Journal (USA)

      Hollande, Merkel Aim for Peace Deal in Moscow
      Feb06

      Hollande, Merkel Aim for Peace Deal in Moscow

      Rebels declared a temporary cease-fire in a town in eastern Ukraine to allow civilians to flee, hours before the German and French leaders were to meet in Moscow with Putin to try to hammer out a peace deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Merkel Says It’s Unclear How Putin Talks Will Go
      Feb06

      Merkel Says It’s Unclear How Putin Talks Will Go

      Rebels declared a temporary cease-fire in a hard-hit town in eastern Ukraine to allow civilians to flee on Friday, hours before the German and French leaders were to meet in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to hammer out a peace deal. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      French, German Leaders in Bid to Stop Ukraine Fighting
      Feb05

      French, German Leaders in Bid to Stop Ukraine Fighting

      French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are set to travel to Kiev and to Moscow in an emergency effort to craft a new plan to stop the escalating violence in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate
      Feb05

      Ukraine’s Central Bank Hikes Rate

      Ukraine’s central bank increased its key rate to 19.5% from 14% and scrapped foreign currency auctions, moving the battered local currency a step closer to a free float in an effort to steady the market. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Ukraine Anticipates Arms From West
      Feb04

      Ukraine Anticipates Arms From West

      Ukraine’s president suggested the West is close to sending arms to Kiev to help fight off pro-Russia rebels, as the capital prepares for a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts U.S. to Reconsider Policy
      Feb04

      Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts U.S. to Reconsider Policy

      Analysis: As Secretary of State Kerry travels to Kiev this week, policy makers in Washington are re-examining their decision not to supply weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Social Media Becomes Lifeline for Civilians Under Fire in Ukraine
      Feb04

      Social Media Becomes Lifeline for Civilians Under Fire in Ukraine

      In the midst of the latest violence, online social-networking groups dedicated to specific towns in eastern Ukraine are offering some of the most vivid, real-time glimpses into the conflict’s crushing impact on civilians. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      U.S. Weighs Supplying Ukraine With Missiles
      Feb03

      U.S. Weighs Supplying Ukraine With Missiles

      The U.S. government is considering providing Javelin antitank missiles, small arms and ammunition to Ukraine, part of an effort to deter further aggression by Russia-backed rebels there. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      Deaths Mount as Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks Fail
      Feb02

      Deaths Mount as Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks Fail

      Cease-fire talks broke down between Ukraine’s government and Russian-backed rebels while Kiev reported 28 soldiers killed over the weekend in some of the deadliest fighting since a tentative peace deal was signed in September. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

      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...