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    Poroshenko: Heavy Weapons to Return to Front Lines if Truce Breached
    Feb27

    Poroshenko: Heavy Weapons to Return to Front Lines if Truce Breached

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says his military is ready to return its heavy weapons to the front lines in eastern Ukraine, noting that Russian-backed rebels … …read more Source:...

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation
    Feb27

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation

    The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Feb. 27, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Lethal aid to Ukraine to cause escalation, says US intel head
    Feb26

    Lethal aid to Ukraine to cause escalation, says US intel head

    Director of U.S. national intelligence says arming Ukraine could provoke Russia to send more sophisticated weapons to separatists. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Germany cautious of stronger NATO presence in Black Sea
    Feb26

    Germany cautious of stronger NATO presence in Black Sea

    Merkel refrains from extending support to Romania’s call for stronger NATO presence in its country, amid Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel hopes Moldova isn’t in Russia’s sights after Ukraine
    Feb26

    Merkel hopes Moldova isn’t in Russia’s sights after Ukraine

    Moldova, one of Europe’s poorest countries, wedged between Ukraine and Romania, has ratified a political and trade agreement with the EU, turning its back on a future in a Russian-led customs bloc. …read more Source: World...

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine
    Feb26

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine

    As the fighting seems to be ending in east Ukraine and the frontlines fall silent, the grim job of tracing all those killed or missing in the fighting is only just beginning. Thousands on both sides have been killed in battles such as at Donetsk airport, Debaltseve, and Ilovaisk. But the numbers of corpses retrieved and returned to their bereaved...

    Cyprus plays   down naval deal   with Russia
    Feb26

    Cyprus plays down naval deal with Russia

    NICOSIA: Cyprus played down on Thursday an agreement granting Russian warships access to its ports and denied there was any request from Moscow to open a base on the island. The heavily indebted eurozone member has close investment and tourism ties with Russia and has repeatedly expressed misgivings about EU sanctions against Moscow. But the deal...

    Ukraine withdraws arms from border
    Feb26

    Ukraine withdraws arms from border

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military on Thursday said it had started the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the United States and Russia traded barbs over the conflict. The announced pull-back — a key part of a peace deal negotiated earlier this month — comes after a shaky truce that was meant to come...

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine
    Feb26

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine

    A brief lull in violence compels many to call for an effective way to collect the bodies of the dead soldiers. …read more Source: AL...

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine
    Feb26

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine

    The top U.S. intelligence official said Thursday that supplying Ukraine with weapons to fight Moscow-backed separatists would provoke a “negative reaction” from Russia’s president, but that he personally backed the idea of providing “lethal assistance” to Kyiv. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee,...

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