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  1. U.S. to Increase Military Aid to Ukraine

    On the anniversary of the first protests to break out in Kiev’s Maidan Square, Ukrainians are still struggling to make sense of their year of chaos. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, currently visiting Kiev, is expected to announce an increase in non-lethal military aid to the embattled country’s armed forces. But with new reports indicating that nearly 1,000 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since September’s ceasefire, it’s not surprising that Senator John McCain is demanding that America offer lethal weapons instead.

    Reuters, Al Jazeera, BBC

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