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    Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies
    Feb27

    Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

    Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment to Moscow on Friday as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive. …read more Source: CTV...

    Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies
    Feb27

    Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz says that it has paid $15 million for another month of Russian gas after fears escalated that Moscow could cut off supplies.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow’s Ace In The Hole
    Feb27

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow’s Ace In The Hole

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    East Ukraine rebels withdraw rocket launchers from front line
    Feb27

    East Ukraine rebels withdraw rocket launchers from front line

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine – Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometres back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month. Associated Press journalists in the morning followed four trucks carrying Grad launchers from the...

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed In Russia Could ‘Die Within Days’
    Feb27

    Ukrainian Pilot Jailed In Russia Could ‘Die Within Days’

    A member of the Kremlin’s human rights council has said that jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko “could die within days.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    First confirmed heavy weapons pullback seen in eastern Ukraine
    Feb27

    First confirmed heavy weapons pullback seen in eastern Ukraine

    Separatist fighters in east Ukraine moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometres back from the front line with government troops Friday in the first confirmed compliance with a cease-fire agreed earlier this month. …read more Source:...

    8 Spaniards Arrested on Suspicions of Fighting in Ukraine
    Feb27

    8 Spaniards Arrested on Suspicions of Fighting in Ukraine

    8 Spaniards arrested on suspicion of fighting on pro-Russian side in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    8 Spaniards arrested on suspicion of fighting on pro-Russian side in Ukraine
    Feb27

    8 Spaniards arrested on suspicion of fighting on pro-Russian side in Ukraine

    Police say they have arrested eight Spaniards suspected of fighting on the pro-Russian side in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Gazprom Confirms Ukraine Pays $15 Million, Enough For One Day
    Feb27

    Gazprom Confirms Ukraine Pays $15 Million, Enough For One Day

    The Russian state-controlled energy company Gazprom says it has received a $15-million advance payment for gas from Ukrainian energy company Naftogaz, sufficient funds to provide Ukraine with one more day of gas supplies. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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 are still violating a cease-fire deal reached earlier this month. Poroshenko said Friday Ukraine’s army “is ready at any moment to stand up to the enemy.” He also...