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    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometers to create a buffer...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks fewer but still continuing, weapons pullback not yet possible
    Feb23

    Ukraine says rebel attacks fewer but still continuing, weapons pullback not yet possible

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Rebel Attacks Prevent Weapons Pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: Rebel Attacks Prevent Weapons Pullback

    Ukraine says rebel attacks fewer but still continuing, weapons pullback not yet possible …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Is China Going to Be the World’s Superpower Within a Few Short Decades?
    Feb23

    Is China Going to Be the World’s Superpower Within a Few Short Decades?

    A view from Beijing of an economy still staggeringly on the rise. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.BEIJING — Seen from the Chinese capital as the Year of the Sheep starts, the malaise affecting the West seems like a mirage in a galaxy far, far away. On the other...

    Ukraine fears of war spread after city blast
    Feb23

    Ukraine fears of war spread after city blast

    Ukraine said it feared unrest could spread beyond territory held by pro-Russian separatists, after an explosion killed two people. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Maidan Protests Anniversary Met with Bombs, Fresh Fighting
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Maidan Protests Anniversary Met with Bombs, Fresh Fighting

    Violence erupted in eastern Ukraine’s largest city on Sunday, as thousands across the country commemorated the anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled the pro-Kremlin administration, sparking a separatist revolt that so far has claimed more than 5,000 lives. In Kharkiv, a northeastern city of some 1.5 million people, a bomb...

    Kerry: Russia actions are ‘simply unacceptable’
    Feb23

    Kerry: Russia actions are ‘simply unacceptable’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had strong words for Russia on Saturday over what he called its unacceptable actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb23

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    HSBC’s Stuart Gulliver is embroiled in scandal. HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver, who vowed to reform the scandal-hit bank, kept millions of dollars in a Swiss account, the Guardian newspaper reported on Sunday. It is the latest in a stream of so-called “Swissleaks” allegations that have hit the reputation of the British...

    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict
    Feb23

    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict

    Kate StantonWASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) — Sen. John McCain says he’s “ashamed” that the U.S. government has not armed the Ukrainian military, which has been battling pro-Russian separatists since last February. …read more Source: United Press...