The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Are Ukraine and Russia Heading to War?

    They’re carrying big sticks and not speaking softly. Kiev and Moscow are supposed to meet for peace talks next week, but saber-rattling has reached fever pitch. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is stockpiling jets and howitzers, while Vladimir Putin is cozying up to mercenaries, accepting foreign fighters-for-hire. Poroshenko’s now threatening not to turn up for negotiations unless a draft peace agreement is in place beforehand, and Germany and France say there’s no point in talking if no one’s committed to peace.

    BBC, DW

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