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

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

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A spokesman for the Russian gas giant Gazprom says the company could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week, barring further payments.Sergei Kupriyanov said in televised remarks Thursday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine poised to pull back arms while US, Russia trade barbs (AFP)
    Feb26

    Ukraine poised to pull back arms while US, Russia trade barbs (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s army awaited orders to pull back weapons from the frontline Thursday as a shaky truce settled, while the United States and Russia traded blame for delays in the peace plan. …read more Source: The West...

    German consumer confidence at 13-year high despite crises
    Feb26

    German consumer confidence at 13-year high despite crises

    BERLIN (AP) ” A closely watched survey shows German consumers are increasingly optimistic despite the crisis in Ukraine and Greece’s fiscal woes, in large part because their disposable incomes have increased as energy prices have… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia: Ukraine’s demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’
    Feb26

    Russia: Ukraine’s demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’

    Russia’s foreign minister is sharply criticizing Ukraine’s insistence that it won’t begin pulling back heavy weapons. …read more Source: Television New...

    Russian FM: Ukraine’s demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’
    Feb26

    Russian FM: Ukraine’s demand of full cease-fire ‘ridiculous’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia’s foreign minister is sharply criticizing Ukraine’s insistence that it won’t begin pulling back heavy weapons in its fight against separatists in the east until the rebels fully observe a cease-fire.Sergey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    West sanctions threat shows ‘unwillingness’ in Ukraine truce (AFP)
    Feb26

    West sanctions threat shows ‘unwillingness’ in Ukraine truce (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Thursday called Western threats of fresh sanctions against Moscow evidence that Washington and Brussels are not working for the success of a troubled truce in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    US General No Red Line in Ukraine to Trigger NATO Response
    Feb26

    US General No Red Line in Ukraine to Trigger NATO Response

    PENTAGON – The top U.S. general in Europe has indicated there is no red line that Russia can cross that would lead NATO to step in and help Ukraine militarily. “NATO is after all first a political … …read more Source: Big News...

    UN chief discusses Ukraine other key issues with senior regional officials
    Feb26

    UN chief discusses Ukraine other key issues with senior regional officials

    23 February 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met today with the Foreign Minister of Russia to discuss among other issues, the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine, expressing his expectation … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine devalues already near-dead currency
    Feb26

    Ukraine devalues already near-dead currency

    Ukraine came under greater economic pressure after unexpectedly banning most currency trading and then abruptly reversing course, wreaking havoc on the hryvnia, just as a truce in the east took hold on Wednesday, local time, with no combat fatalities reported. …read more Source:...

    Kerry hints Russia sanctions decision could come soon
    Feb26

    Kerry hints Russia sanctions decision could come soon

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, local time, additional sanctions against Russia are “teed up” should events in eastern Ukraine warrant them, and he suggested a decision may come soon. …read more Source:...

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