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    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Russia-backed rebels sit on an armored transporter driving to the airport outside Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Ukrainian troops held captive in the separatist stronghold of Done… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine to start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Ukraine’s military said it would start pulling back its heavy weapons Thursday from the front line with Russian-backed separatists as required under a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine to begin pulling back heavy weapons in east
    Feb26

    Ukraine to begin pulling back heavy weapons in east

    As a part of the recent cease-fire agreement, the Ukrainian military will start by pulling back field guns. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia Hints It Will Give Free Gas To Eastern Ukraine, Cut Off Kiev
    Feb26

    Russia Hints It Will Give Free Gas To Eastern Ukraine, Cut Off Kiev

    Russia’s state-run natural gas supplier Gazprom said Thursday it could continue to supply rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine with gas while cutting off the rest of the country by the end of the week if Kiev did not pay up front for future supplies. The Russian government could go as far as to supply gas to eastern Ukraine for free, said...

    Ukraine: running out of money
    Feb26

    Ukraine: running out of money

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 26 (UPI) — Ukraine, fast running out of cash, is awaiting the release of promised international financial aid of $40 billion to pay its bills. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east
    Feb26

    Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

    Ukraine says it will begin pulling back its heavy weapons in the east in line with cease-fire …read more Source:...

    Ukraine will now start actually pulling back heavy weapons as required by cease-fire agreement, military says
    Feb26

    Ukraine will now start actually pulling back heavy weapons as required by cease-fire agreement, military says

    Implementation of that deal is being overseen by an almost 600 person-strong team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe …read more Source: Vancouver...

    NATO, Russia conducting military exercises around Estonia, stoking fears that the Baltic state is next on Kremlin’s list
    Feb26

    NATO, Russia conducting military exercises around Estonia, stoking fears that the Baltic state is next on Kremlin’s list

    Russian and NATO troops took part in rival exercises either side of the Estonian border Wednesday, highlighting fears that the Baltic state could be the next target of the Kremlin’s territorial ambitions. NATO forces put on a show of strength within yards of Estonia’s Russian border, with armoured personnel carriers, tanks and 1,300...

    Ukraine Begins Artillery Withdrawal, Recognizing Truce Is Holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine Begins Artillery Withdrawal, Recognizing Truce Is Holding

    By Peter Graff KIEV, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line with separatist rebels in the east, a move that amounts to recognition that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 is holding at last. The pro-Russian rebels have already been pulling back heavy weapons...

    Vladimir Putin’s approval rating soars to 86 percent: ‘That figure is made up,’ critic says
    Feb26

    Vladimir Putin’s approval rating soars to 86 percent: ‘That figure is made up,’ critic says

    Russia President Vladimir Putin seems very popular, according to poll numbers, despite a tanked economy and a growing isolation over Ukraine — but that’s because the numbers are fudged, a political analyst said. Mr. Putin’s latest Levada-Center poll numbers indicate he’s favored by 86 percent of Russians, up from 85 …...