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

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Small Gas Payment To Russia Gets Supplies Flowing For Another Few Days
    Feb27

    Ukraine’s Small Gas Payment To Russia Gets Supplies Flowing For Another Few Days

    Ukraine sent a payment of $15 million to Russia’s Gazprom natural gas supplier Friday to keep much-needed gas flowing to the battered country for a few more days, Russian and Ukrainian officials said. The gas row came as fighting in the east between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian military cooled. Russia has repeatedly used its...

    Ukraine struggles to keep natural gas flowing from Russia
    Feb27

    Ukraine struggles to keep natural gas flowing from Russia

    The former Soviet republic is currently relying on Western financial aid to pay its bill. Otherwise, the gas will be shut off. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square
    Feb27

    Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street. The move, a reversal of their own previous decision, comes as ties between Warsaw and Moscow are strained over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine, rebels take steps to honor cease-fire
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels take steps to honor cease-fire

    Both Ukraine’s military and Russian-backed separatists seemed to take the first steps Thursday and Friday toward honoring this month’s cease-fire by withdrawing their heavy weaponry from the front lines of the conflict in the country’s east.The… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Troops Killed
    Feb27

    Ukraine, Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons As Troops Killed

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements. Separatist fighters moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back...

    Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion They Fought in Ukraine
    Feb27

    Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion They Fought in Ukraine

    Those arrested, the ministry said, recently returned to Spain after going to Ukraine last year to join pro-Russian troops around Luhansk and Donetsk. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb27

    Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kyiv accused rebels of falling short of requirements. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers
    Feb27

    Ukraine ceasefire: heavy weapons withdrawn, suspicion lingers

    Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a ceasefire deal, although officials in Kyiv accused rebels of falling short of requirements. …read more Source: CTV...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, JCP, BRK)
    Feb27

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, JCP, BRK)

    Here is what you need to know. Germany has approved an extension of the Greek bailout. The Bundestag voted 542-32 in favor of extending the Greek bailout until July. Russia and Ukraine have scheduled gas talks. The two sides are scheduled to meet in Brussels, Belgium on March 2 to discuss the Russia’s gas supply to Ukraine. Meanwhile, the...