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    Ukraine President Says Arms Withdrawal Almost Complete
    Mar10

    Ukraine President Says Arms Withdrawal Almost Complete

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s president says government and Russian-backed separatist forces have pulled back the bulk of their artillery and rocket launchers from the front line in the east, in compliance with a cease-fire deal. Petro Poroshenko told a state broadcaster Monday evening that some heavy weaponry remains in place at the airport of...

    Ukraine’s President Says Arms Withdrawal Is Almost Complete
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s President Says Arms Withdrawal Is Almost Complete

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president says government and Russian-backed separatist forces have pulled back the bulk of their artillery and rocket launchers from the front line in the east, in compliance with a cease-fire deal. Petro Poroshenko told a state broadcaster Monday evening that some heavy weaponry remains in place at the...

    China Ready to Sign 2nd Major Gas Deal With Russia
    Mar10

    China Ready to Sign 2nd Major Gas Deal With Russia

    We’ve already heard how eager Moscow is to sign a second gas deal with Beijing, but now it’s a Chinese minister’s turn to publicly tout the warming relationship and express a desire for a finalized deal in the near future. The Financial Times reports: The relationship between the two on-again, off-again Cold War allies is...

    NATO Naval Drills Start In Black Sea
    Mar10

    NATO Naval Drills Start In Black Sea

    NATO has held a series of exercises in eastern Europe, aimed in part to reassure members concerned about Russian intentions following Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea in March 2014 and its moves in support of separatists fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko
    Mar10

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko

    Kiev (AFP) – Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.In an interview with state television Monday evening Poroshenko said government forces had “withdrawn the lion’s share of multiple...

    Ukraine president says arms withdrawal almost complete
    Mar10

    Ukraine president says arms withdrawal almost complete

    Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatist forces have both pulled back the bulk of their artillery and rocket launchers from the front line in the east, in compliance with a cease-fire deal, Ukraine’s president said. …read more Source: Global...

    Poroshenko says heavy weapons withdrawal almost complete
    Mar10

    Poroshenko says heavy weapons withdrawal almost complete

    Ukraine’s president says government and Russian-backed separatist forces have pulled back the bulk of their artillery and rocket launchers from the front line in the east, in compliance with a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: CTV...

    French sporting world mourns top athletes who died in helicopter crash in Argentina
    Mar10

    French sporting world mourns top athletes who died in helicopter crash in Argentina

    PARIS Olympic gold medallist Camille Muffat had retired from swimming to focus on her personal life, boxer Alexis Vastine had some unfinished business after two disappointing Olympics, and the beloved sailor Florence Arthaud was a pioneer for women in her sport. The three athletes were among 10 people who died as two helicopters filming a...

    Russia Suggests West Impose Sanctions On Ukraine
    Mar10

    Russia Suggests West Impose Sanctions On Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov charges that “full implementation of the Minsk agreements is essentially being blocked by the Kyiv authorities.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell
    Mar10

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    Here is what you need to know. Talks between Greece and its creditors are becoming testy. Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem voiced frustration with how talks are going, saying, “My key message today was that we have spent now two weeks apparently discussing who meets whom where, in what configuration and on what agenda and it’s...