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    Analysis – This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot air
    Feb26

    Analysis – This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot air

    KIEV (Reuters) – The rhetoric is as melodramatic as ever, but this time around Russia’s threat to cut off Ukraine’s natural gas is mostly hot air. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – West's offer to rebuild Ukraine faces reality check
    Feb26

    Insight – West's offer to rebuild Ukraine faces reality check

    BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Western powers are preparing what they say may be their most potent weapon against Moscow’s interference in Ukraine – a multi billion dollar aid package to rebuild a near-bankrupt state and realise the European dream cherished by many Ukrainians. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military
    Feb26

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is considering buying more tanks in the light of the Ukraine crisis and Europe’s deteriorating relations with Russia, after years of drastic cuts left the military operating with just 75 percent of the heavy equipment it needs. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line with separatist rebels in the east, a move that amounts to recognition that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 is holding at last. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian army will start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine on Thursday, a military spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday
    Feb26

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has invited the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers for talks in Brussels on Monday to discuss gas supply problems, it said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day
    Feb26

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military reported no combat casualties at the front for a second straight day on Thursday, a sign that a ceasefire deal has held at last after rebels initially ignored it to launch one of the biggest battles of the war last week. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Thursday it was willing to compromise with Ukraine over gas supplies to rebel-held regions in its east. …read more Source: The...

    Russian fighter jets to stage exercises over Barents Sea
    Feb26

    Russian fighter jets to stage exercises over Barents Sea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian fighter jets will take part in exercises on thwarting a potential missile attack in the Barents Sea, the latest in a series of war games that have alarmed the West since the Ukraine conflict began. …read more Source: The...

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure – Russia
    Feb26

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Western threats of additional economic sanctions against Russia are aimed at distracting attention from the West’s opposition to the implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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