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    No reform, no reconstruction: oligarch Firtash’s grim view of post-Yanukovich Ukraine
    Feb27

    No reform, no reconstruction: oligarch Firtash’s grim view of post-Yanukovich Ukraine

    He is one of the richest and most controversial of Ukrainian businessmen. Billionaire “Dmytro… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko calls weapons withdrawal “trial run” for peace plan
    Feb27

    Poroshenko calls weapons withdrawal “trial run” for peace plan

    Ukraine is pulling back heavy weapons from the front line to test if a peace plan with Russian-backed separatists can work, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday.”This is just a trial run and the beginning of the implementation of the peace plan that… …read more Source:...

    Deaths in Ukraine Shake Fragile Ceasefire
    Feb27

    Deaths in Ukraine Shake Fragile Ceasefire

    A withdrawal of heavy weaponry from Ukraine’s front line come as Russia threatens to cut off the gas supply by Tuesday. …read more Source: Sky...

    Spain arrests eight nationals for fighting with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests eight nationals for fighting with pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine

    ‘Their activities compromise Spain’s peace or independence’Operation said to be first in Europe against foreign fighters in UkrainePolice have arrested eight Spanish men who returned from fighting alongside pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine, in what they said was the first operation of its kind in Europe.Officers detained the...

    Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin, says West should ‘abandon zero-sum mentality’
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin, says West should ‘abandon zero-sum mentality’

    China has voiced its support for Russia over its handling of the Ukraine crisis, with prominent diplomat Qu Xing calling on the West to “abandon its zero-sum mentality”. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis: Mariupol asks, are we next?
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis: Mariupol asks, are we next?

    Anxious Mariupol fearful of pro-Russian rebel attack …read more Source:...

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain arrests eight accused of joining pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

    MADRID (Reuters) – Spain on Friday arrested eight citizens who recently returned from fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, the first such arrest in the European Union of foreign citizens involved in the conflict, the Interior Ministry said. …read more Source:...

    VIDEO: Inside village shattered by shelling
    Feb27

    VIDEO: Inside village shattered by shelling

    The Ukrainian army is using the current truce to “rearm and re-group”, says the BBC’s Paul Wood from the village of Peski, near Donetsk airport. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers, according to development experts. …read more Source:...

    Arms supplies to Ukraine would escalate situation -Czech minister
    Feb27

    Arms supplies to Ukraine would escalate situation -Czech minister

    Prague – Arms supplies to Ukraine now would only escalate the situation, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek repeated his opinion after a meeting with his British counterpart Philip Hammond today. … …read more Source: České...

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