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  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where remnants of a bad snowstorm has forced today’s parade for the NFL’s Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots to be postponed....
  • EU puts off new Russia sanctions for a week, awaits four-way Ukraine peace talks in Minsk

    The European Union decided Monday to temporarily hold off slapping sanctions on more Ukrainian separatists and Russians pending the outcome of possible peace talks this week. With the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine due to hold...
  • No arms to Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukrainian rebels his country backs clearly have the upper hand going into planned a summit meeting with Western leaders in Belarus on Wednesday . In recent weeks Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of...
  • Obama weighs sending arms to Ukrainian government

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Monday that he was considering sending lethal aid to Ukraine but was holding back on a decision while hoping that economic sanctions and diplomatic talks would persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to withdraw...
  • Obama, Merkel: Russian aggression reinforces Western unity

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine Monday, but they offered no clear path for how the West would proceed if talks this...
  • Ukraine-Russia peace talks revived as separatists gain ground, US officials debate arming Kiev

    As Russian-backed separatists gain ground in eastern Ukraine, efforts to broker peace appeared to gain momentum Sunday, with leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine announcing plans for four-way talks this week. The proposed meeting Wednesday in...
  • Opera house in east Ukraine's separatist stronghold battles against odds, keeps spirits alive

    Death and drama play out on the streets in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk almost daily. Inside the city's opera house, the strains of Tchaikovsky's tragic masterpiece "Eugene Onegin" briefly drowned out the boom of artillery fire Saturday. For...
  • Arming Ukraine could backfire

    To the editor: Professor Rajan Menon's skepticism of arming the Ukrainians is certainly at odds with the view of Secretary of Defense-designate Ashton Carter, who is "very much inclined" to provide arms to Ukraine. ("Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan...
  • Ukraine president pushes for quick cease-fire and defensive weapons as mediators seek momentum

    Ukraine's president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country's troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for a deal to stem the fighting at Europe's edge. Petro Poroshenko and Russian President...
  • As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries' leaders. A look at...
  • Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks

    Western unity over Ukraine-Russia crisis begins to show cracks
    Through nine months of struggle to halt Russia’s military thrust into Ukraine, Western unity has been a foremost priority for American and European leaders. Now, with the crisis entering a dangerous new phase, that solid front is in danger of...