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    Russia sees situation in Donbass improving
    Feb26

    Russia sees situation in Donbass improving

    The situation in southeastern Ukraine has been improving despite Kiev’s attempts to derail the cease-fire agreement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Tense Ukraine Port City Braces for Feared Rebel Offensive
    Feb26

    Tense Ukraine Port City Braces for Feared Rebel Offensive

    Pensioner Anatoliy gestures at a row of burnt out cars as he worries about what might be in store for his east Ukraine hometown — the frontline port city of Mariupol. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding

    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: Channel...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognizing truce is holding

    KIEV – 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. The pro-Russian… …read more Source:...

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine to fresh gas talks
    Feb26

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine to fresh gas talks

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The EU said it has invited the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers to Brussels on Monday for talks on resolving a bitter gas supply dispute which threatens deliveries to Europe.Russias state-owned gas giant Gazprom threatened on Tuesday to cut off deliveries to Ukraine, diverting deliveries instead to eastern parts of...

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’
    Feb26

    Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by ‘end of week’

    Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, a spokesman for the gas company Gazprom said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kindergarten kids with AK-47s’ cause outrage in Russia
    Feb26

    Kindergarten kids with AK-47s’ cause outrage in Russia

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Pictures of young Russian children posing with mock AK-47 rifles and other weapons at a kindergarten have provoked a storm of controversy, but some defended them as patriotic education.Pictures making the rounds online show boys and girls around five or six years-old posing for cameras with mock-ups of AK-47 assault rifles, a...

    Russia’s Gazprom says can exempt rebel-held areas from Ukraine gas contract
    Feb26

    Russia’s Gazprom says can exempt rebel-held areas from Ukraine gas contract

    Kremlin-controlled Gazprom said on Thursday it would exempt gas supplies to rebel-held regions from its main contract with Ukrainian Naftogaz, days before Kiev uses up gas volumes it has already paid for. The dispute flared up last week when Gazprom said it started direct gas supplies to the regions of eastern Ukraine held by pro-Moscow rebels....

    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...

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