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    Mine Kills Civilians as Fighting Heats Up in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Mine Kills Civilians as Fighting Heats Up in Eastern Ukraine

    A minivan trying to bypass traffic at a checkpoint near Donetsk tripped a land mine, killing four occupants. It was unclear which side had planted the mine. …read more Source: The New York...

    4 killed as bus hits mine in Ukraine
    Feb10

    4 killed as bus hits mine in Ukraine

    MARINKA: Four people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger minibus hit a mine in eastern Ukraine during a relative calm in fighting, officials said. A reporter at the scene saw pools of blood and personal belongings of the victims scattered near a checkpoint at Marinka — a flashpoint village of about 10,000 people that witnessed heavy...

    Nato sets out ways to deter Russia
    Feb10

    Nato sets out ways to deter Russia

    BRUSSELS: Nato is ready to agree on Wednesday its boldest steps yet to deter Russia from any attack in the Baltics or eastern Europe, setting out ways to rapidly deploy air, naval and ground forces without resorting to Cold War-era military bases. In an effort to dissuade Moscow after its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Nato defence ministers are...

    Escalating the Political Propaganda War v. Cooperation with Russia
    Feb10

    Escalating the Political Propaganda War v. Cooperation with Russia

    Stephen F. CohenIn recent days, opponents of diminishing the most dangerous aspects of the new Cold War have assailed such possibilities—from Ukraine, Turkey, and Europe to Syria. …read more Source: The...

    NATO boots in Central Europe to tackle Russian threat
    Feb10

    NATO boots in Central Europe to tackle Russian threat

    NATO will deploy troops to frontline states menaced by Russia’s actions in Ukraine, defense ministers agreed Wednesday, in what the head of the alliance called “the most significant boost to our collective defense since the end of the Cold War.” The alliance will not set up military bases in a bid to counter Russian military aggression, but...

    Troops Roll Through Crimea As Russia Holds Military Drills
    Feb10

    Troops Roll Through Crimea As Russia Holds Military Drills

    Tanks and army trucks were lined up on the highways of Simferopol on the Crimean Peninsula on February 9, a day after the start of large-scale Russian military exercises in the region. (RFE/RL’s Crimean unit) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF warns Ukraine to tackle corruption or bailout stops
    Feb10

    IMF warns Ukraine to tackle corruption or bailout stops

    The International Monetary Fund has warned Ukraine that it will block its $40bn bailout programme if Kyiv fails to confront crippling corruption.… …read more Source:...

    Four dead after landmine blows up minibus in Ukraine
    Feb10

    Four dead after landmine blows up minibus in Ukraine

    Four Ukrainian civilians were killed when a minivan carrying them drove over a landmine as they waited to cross out of separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine, authorities say. …read more Source: ABC...

    IMF may cut aid to Ukraine over corruption
    Feb10

    IMF may cut aid to Ukraine over corruption

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has threatened to cut financial aid to Ukraine because the country has shown little progress in tackling corruption. …read more Source: Iran...

    NATO agrees Russian deterrent but avoids Cold War footing
    Feb10

    NATO agrees Russian deterrent but avoids Cold War footing

    By Robin Emmott and Phil Stewart NATO agreed on Wednesday its boldest steps yet to deter Russia from any attack in the Baltics or eastern Europe, setting out ways to rapidly deploy air, naval and ground forces without resorting to Cold War-era military bases. In an effort to dissuade Moscow after its 2014 annexation of Crimea, NATO defence...